A warm delicious daily cup of green tea with honey can make you feel good and boost your immune system, so you avoid the dreaded winter cold. This Warm Honey Green Tea recipe is flavored with vitamin C-rich orange and lemon and contains antioxidants that also help keep blood sugar levels stable.
4 C. Water
4 Lemon peel strips (2 ½ by 1 inch each)
4 Orange peel strips (2 ½ by 1 inch each)
4 Green Teabags
2 tsp. Honey
4 lemon slices
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.