Not loving your green tea? This recipe may change your mind. We start by boiling cranberries and mango slices with a bit of fresh ginger, and use that hot liquid to steep the tea bags. The fruity infusion and zing of ginger will definitely have you singing this tea's praises.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine water, mango, cranberries and ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Cover and steep for 5 minutes.

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  • Remove tea bags and discard. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth, discarding solids. If desired, sweeten tea with desired sugar substitute and float a lemon slice in each cup. Serve tea immediately.

Tips

Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Granular, Equal(R) packets, Equal(R) Spoonful or Sweet'N Low(R) packets or bulk.

Nutrition Facts

43 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 11g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.1g 8% DV; sugars 7.3g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 332.1IU 7% DV; vitamin c 15.2mg 25% DV; folate 6.9mcg 2% DV; calcium 14.1mg 1% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 10.9mg 4% DV; potassium 142.8mg 4% DV; sodium 9.6mg.