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.
- 4 cups water
- 4 lemon peel strips (2 1/2 x 1 inches each)
- 4 orange peel strips (2 1/2 x 1 inches each)
- 4 green tea bags
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 4 lemon slices
- Step 1
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.
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.
Serving Size: 7 ounces Per Serving: 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.