Diabetic Cooking

Beverages

Spiced Apple Tea

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 bags cinnamon herbal tea

Directions

Combine juice, cloves, and cinnamon stick in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place water in another medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat; drop in tea bags and allow to steep for 6 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

Strain juice mixture; discard spices. Stir juice mixture into tea. Serve warm with additional cinnamon sticks, if desired, or refrigerate and serve cold over ice. (Tea may be made ahead and reheated.)

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/4 of the total recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 60, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 6 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fruit.


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