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Beverage |40 calories per serving|10 minute recipe

Cinnamon Green Tea

This content was last updated on June 17, 2020

Served hot or iced, this green tea contains cinnamon and ginger with a touch of mint for a refreshing taste. Sweetened with apple cider, this tea is a great alternative to sugar-filled teas.

Ingredients

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  • 1 small bunch mint, about 15 sprigs, preferably spearmint
  • 4 3-inch cinnamon sticks
  • 1-2 thin slices of fresh ginger
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 4 bags green tea, regular or decaffeinated
  • 6 Tbsp. 100% apple juice concentrate, or to taste
Makes 6 servings. Per serving: 40 calories, 0 g total fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 11 g carbohydrates, 0 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 0 mg sodium, 10 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.

Directions

  1. Place mint, cinnamon sticks and ginger in large saucepan. Add water, cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Add tea bags and steep 5 minutes.
  3. Remove tea bags, mint, ginger and cinnamon sticks, reserving sticks. Sweeten hot tea to taste with apple juice. Pour into mugs, add cinnamon sticks for garnish and serve.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

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