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My favorite Citrus Tea

April 26, 2019

Citrus Tea Benefic Vibes

Further to our blog post entitled FOODS THAT IMPROVE CIRCULATION, I thought I'd share one of my favorite tea recipes which happens to contain four ingredients that are known for improving circulation (grapefruit, lemon, cayenne and ginger).

I first saw this recipe in the Oh She Glows vegan recipe book by Angela Liddon. It is a hot tea filled with deliciousness and loaded with vitamin C! I have modified it slightly by adding a small piece of ginger. 

Give it a try and let me know what you think:

  • 1 green tea bag, or 1 teaspoon (5ml) loose green tea
  • 1.5 cups (375 ml) boiling water
  • Juice of half a grapefruit
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1.5 to 3 teaspoons of liquid sweetener, to taste (I use local honey)
  • A very small pinch of cayenne pepper

Instructions:

1. Place the tea in a teapot (or a mug that can hold up to 2 cups of liquid). 

2. Let the tea steep for approximately 3 minutes, then discard the tea bag or tea leaves (to avoid a bitter tasting tea let the boiling water sit for a moment before pouring it on the tea).

2. Pour in the grapefruit and lemon juice 

3. Stir in the sweetener and cayenne

Enjoy...

Michèle

References:

OH SHE GLOWS written by A. Liddon https://ohsheglows.com/the-book/



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