Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

Enjoy the flavors, warmth and nostalgia of the season with this low-calorie tea made with simple ingredients. Before you even take a sip, you’ll fall in love with the aroma of the orange zest and cinnamon. Fresh orange juice adds a kiss of natural sweetness, with a good source of vitamin C in every glass.

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Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

3 orange slices + 1 orange wedge
1 lemon slice
1-inch piece cinnamon stick
Black tea bag (like English Breakfast or Orange Pekoe)
Thyme sprig

Heat 10 ounces water, orange and lemon slices, and cinnamon stick until boiling around the edges. Place the tea bag and thyme in a glass or mug. Pour the hot water and fruit into the glass and steep 5 minutes. Squeeze the juice into the glass from the remaining orange wedge.

Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 2 minutes
Makes 1, 12-ounce serving

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 25 calories, 0 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 0 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g total carbohydrate (0 g fiber), 0 g protein, 0% DV iron, 2% DV calcium, 0% DV vitamin A, 43% DV vitamin C

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Cinnamon Citrus Tea with Thyme

Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

Cinnamon-Citrus Tea with Thyme

By Michelle Dudash, Chef and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Published: October 14, 2015

  • Yield: 12 ounces (1 Servings)
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 2 mins
  • Ready In: 4 mins

You’ll fall in love with the aroma of the orange zest and cinnamon in this this low-calorie tea. Fresh orange juice adds a kiss of natural sweetness, with a good source of vitamin C in every glass.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat 10 ounces water, orange and lemon slices, and cinnamon stick until boiling around the edges. Place the tea bag and thyme in a glass or mug. Pour the hot water and fruit into the glass and steep 5 minutes. Squeeze the juice into the glass from the remaining orange wedge.

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