Citrus-Honey Green Tea Recipe -
Citrus-Honey Green Tea Recipe
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Citrus-Honey Green Tea

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"Hubby and I try to drink green tea on a daily basis. I came up with this recipe to make it more interesting. You can use freshly squeezed orange juice instead of grapefruit juice."

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    10 mins

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  1. Put lemon zest into a large cup or mug. Cover with 2 teaspoons boiling water and let steep for about 3 minutes. Stir in the green tea powder and hot water. Add the grapefruit juice, lemon juice and honey. Mix well and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 23, 2009

Very good. Tart but good. I did double the honey because I like a sweet tea (still came out a bit tangy!). Also I put some looseleaf green tea in my tea ball along with some grated lemon zest, since that's all I had, and steeped that together before adding all the other ingredients. Good way to get your vitamin C, that's for sure!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2013

This would probably be a lot better with any juice other than grapefruit. It tasted like medicine.

Apr 27, 2009

A friend had given my some green tea powder a while back to try and never knew what to do with it until now. Thank goodness for this recipe, two-fold. I'm suffering from spring allergies so my throat is a mess. I brewed up this tea and sat inhaling the steam and drinking it down. I feel MUCH better. This tea is so wonderful. Very flavorful and the citrus combination is in-sane. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Oct 03, 2008

This is great for soothing a tickly/sore throat. I make it with green tea bags and oj. Thanks!

Jun 09, 2009

Hubby and I enjoyed this, my kids didn't. I think next time I will skip the lemon juice.

Jul 14, 2008

Very soothing and simple... Good for an evening drink by yourself.


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  • Calories
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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