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GREEN TEA RECIPES

GREEN TEA RECIPES

Green Tea with Apple Spice

Course: Drinks
Keyword: green tea
Author: Reni Erskine

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 Tablespoon honey to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tart apple, coarsely chopped, removing seeds. Reserve some thin slices for serving. (or 1 cup of Honeycrisp apple juice)
  • 4 strips of orange zest
  • cup loose green tea

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients except the tea and honey, and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and allow to boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and strain thoroughly. Reheat and use this liquid to steep the loose tea leaves for 2 minutes. Strain & cool, adding honey to taste. If you have time constraints, add one cup of juice.
  • A variation could be white grape juice.
  • This tea combination can be served over ice, adding decorative thin apple slices or a few halved grapes.

Easy Green Tea Smoothie

Course: Drinks
Keyword: green tea
Author: Reni Erskine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green grapes or 1 cup peach chunks, peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup frozen ripe banana slices
  • 1 cup green tea
  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon honey optional. Add according to taste.

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.
  • The first fruit ingredient chosen is interchangeable and according to the season and personal preference.
  • Garnish with a sprig of mint!
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