Tea Recipes for Diabetes

Cranberry Cherry Tea Sparkler Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup tea concentrate
1/3 cup cranberries, dried
1 1/3 cup cherry juice or cider
1 1/3 cup water, sparkling

1 Combine tea concentrate and cranberries in a pan and bring to boil. Cover
and chill until cold, at least 1 hour.

2 Pour through fine strainer into a large pitcher, discard cranberries, add juice and sparkling water and mix
well. Pour over ice to serve.

Lemon Ginger Tea Sparkler Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup tea concentrate
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1/4 cup ginger, crystallized, minced
2 2/3 cup ginger ale

Directions:
 
1 Combine tea concentrates, ginger and half the lemon slices in a pan and bring to boiling. Cover and chill until cold, at least 1 hour.

2 Pour through a fine strainer into a pitcher and add ginger ale. Discard used lemon slices and ginger.

3 Pour into glasses over ice, garnish with remaining lemon slices. (And/or put some in the pitcher.)

 
Fruit Ice Tea Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 qt Strong tea, cooled
1 1/2 cup Fruit juice
Sugar to taste
(sugar sub)

Direction:
Combine tea with fruit juice. Add ice. Sweeten to taste.

Hot Spiced Tea Recipe

one serving
Calories: 14

Ingredients:

3/4 cup brewed hot tea
1 packet Equal
2 tsp orange juice
1 cinnamon stick
Orange slice

Direction:

1 Combine hot tea, Equal and orange juice in a cup.
2 Stir with cinnamon stick and garnish with an orange slice.
Herbal Ice Tea Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 gal Filtered water
3 Flavored herbal tea bags peprermint
Sugar to taste

Direction:
Place tea bags in water. Let steep overnight. Add ice. Sweeten to taste.

Cinnamon Citrus Tea Sparkler Recipe

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup tea concentrate (qv)
1 cinnamon stick, 2 long
1 orange peel (colored part)
2 1/3 cup water, sparkling =to=-
1/2 cup orange juice or tangerine juice con, centrate, thawed

Direction:

1 Combine tea concentrate, orange peel and cinnamon stick in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and chill until cold, about 1 hour.

2 Discard orange peel and cinnamon stick and combine with sparkling water. To make liquid layers, pour thawed orange juice into bottom of each glass, then gently
pour in tea concentrate.

3 Stir before sipping. (Or, dilute the concentrate to strength, and pour the tea onto a spoon resting right on the surface of the juice layer. The spoon breaks up the vertical motion of the incoming
liquid and helps keep the layers separate.)

Peach Ice Tea Recipe

Ingredients:

4 Regular tea bags
3 tsp Peach syrup, such as Monin =OR=-
3 tsp Mango syrup, DaVinci or Torani
Sugar to taste
(sugar sub)

Direction:

Brew tea. Let cool. Add flavoring. Add ice. Sweeten to taste.

Apricot Tea Sparkler Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup tea concentrate
1 1/3 cup apricot nectar, chilled
1 1/3 cup water, sparkling, chilled

Direction:
Combine concentrate, water and nectar, and pour into ice-filled glasses.

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