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Colds, coughs, and sniffles don’t stand a chance with this tea in your life. Hot Green tea is loaded with fresh ginger, cinnamon, lemon, and raw honey – a million times better than any store-bought syrups 😉
With old man Winter creeping up on us quite quickly, today I’m happy to be sharing with you my secret weapon to staying bright and chipper ALL year long. Healing Ginger Tea! It’s just as wonderful as it sounds. And simple to boot! I’ve been fighting a nasty flu cold this week and I have been drinking this tea non-stop! I’ve already had two giant mugs this morning —-> It’s comfortville in a cup 😉
The base of this healing drink is green tea – so many wonderful antioxidants! I use Bigelow Decaffeinated Green Tea, but you can definitely use caffeinated green tea if you want a little kick. I was so happy when Bigelow offered me this chance to talk about their tea with you because it is my go-to tea of choice!
The green tea is steeped with fresh cinnamon sticks (easily found in the spice isle). Once the tea has steeped, it gets poured over raw honey, fresh grated ginger, and lemon juice. Then all you do is stir and sip away! This tea is comforting day or night, and a must if you’re stuffed up or battling a sore throat. I swear by it as my “ultimate sore throat fighter”. Even C loves this tea! And he is not even a huge tea fan. It’s just that good.
P.S. I have another cozy comforting recipe for you coming up VERY soon… teaser 😉
Healing Ginger Tea
Yield 2 cups of tea
- 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
- 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- 2 cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 green tea bags
- Divide the ginger, lemon juice, and honey evenly among two tea cups.
- Place the water and cinnamon stick in a kettle; bring to a rolling boil, then remove from heat. Add tea bags to the hot water and steep for 4 minutes.
- Divide the water among the two tea cups, stir well, and serve.
Add more honey if you like a sweeter tea
Serving Size 1 cup of tea
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.