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Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and has been shown to keep your blood sugar stable. We like it flavored with orange, lemon, and honey in this easy recipe.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together the water, lemon peel strips, and orange peel strips in a medium saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove the lemon and orange strips with a slotted spoon and discard.

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  • Place tea bags in a teapot; immediately add the simmering water mixture. Cover and let steep according to the tea package directions (1 to 3 minutes). Remove the tea bags, squeezing gently. Discard the tea bags. Stir in honey. Pour the tea into four heatproof mugs or cups and garnish each with a lemon slice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

7 ounces
16 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 5g; dietary fiber 0.6g; sugars 3.2g; vitamin a iu 4.1IU; vitamin c 10.4mg; folate 11.9mcg; calcium 8.4mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 8.8mg; potassium 109.1mg; sodium 7.7mg.
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