Chai tea and fruit juices make this festive hot drink a must-serve at your next holiday gathering. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring the water to boiling in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat. Add tea bags. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Discard the tea bags.

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  • In a 6- to 8-quart pot, combine apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and the steeped tea. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Discard the cinnamon sticks and cloves. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with additional cinnamon sticks and/or cranberries.

Tips

To make ahead: Prepare cider as directed; cool. Transfer to an airtight container; cover. Chill for up to 3 days. Serve chilled, or transfer to a large Dutch oven and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 6 mg sodium. 188 mg potassium; 16.9 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 0.1 g protein; 17 IU vitamin a iu; 15 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 13 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 7 mg magnesium;