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Lemon Ginger Tea

  • Author: Iosune
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Total: 10 mins
  • 1-2 1x
  • Drinks
  • Asian
  • Vegan

Servings 1-2 1x

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Lemon ginger tea, a super comforting drink. It’s extremely easy to make, as it requires only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes. It’ll boost your immune system!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water (480 ml)
  • 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 piece ginger, 1 inch (about 2.5 cm), thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp maple syrup (optional), or any sweetener of your choice

Instructions

  1. Bring the water to a boil and remove it from the heat.
  2. Add the lemon and ginger slices to the hot water, stir, and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Strain and pour the tea into a mug.
  4. Add the maple syrup (or any sweetener of your choice) and stir.
  5. Serve your lemon ginger tea by itself or with vegan donuts, vegan vanilla cupcakes, vegan blueberry muffins, vegan crepes, or with a slice of vegan bread and some blueberry compote, coconut butter, cashew cheese, or vegan ricotta spread on top.

Notes

  • What are the lemon ginger tea benefits? These are some lemon ginger tea benefits: it’s a relaxing drink, perfect for bedtime, and it’s high in vitamin C and antioxidants, so it’ll boost your immune system and help you fight a cold. This lemon and ginger tea can also help improve your digestion!
  • To make this lemon and ginger tea I used fresh ginger and didn’t peel it, but you can peel it if you want to or even use some ground ginger instead.
  • You don’t have to add maple syrup to your lemon ginger tea. Feel free to omit this ingredient or use any sweetener of your choice.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of the recipe
  • Calories: 27
  • Sugar: 4.3 g
  • Sodium: 8 mg
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.8 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g