Lemon Spiced Honey Tea

Warm up with the drop in temperatures with this classic tonic. Our bodies aren’t able to make vitamin C on their own, it’s important to include plenty of vitamin C-containing foods in your daily diet such as citrus fruits!


Makes: 1

Ingredients

½ tsp honey
Zest and juice of ½ lemon
1cm ginger, thinly sliced
1 pinch of cayenne pepper or 1 tsp fresh diced red chilli (optional)
1 cup boiling water
1–2 slices lemon
Boil a full kettle of water.

Method

1. Add honey, lemon zest and juice, ginger and cayenne pepper/chilli (if using) to a small tea pot or jug.

2. Stir in boiling water until honey has dissolved, then allow tea to steep for about 5 minutes, until the ginger becomes aromatic.

3. Pour tea into a mug, straining if desired, add a slice of lemon and enjoy.

Nutritional Info 
Energy (kJ): 78
Energy (Cal): 19
Carbohydrate (g): 4.4
Protein (g): 0.1
Fat (g): 0.0
Saturated Fat (g): 0.0
Sugars (g): 4.2

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