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Cinnamint Green Tea

Serves:  6
Serving Size:  29 calories, 0g fat, 0g protein, 4mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate, 0g fiber


1 small bunch mint, about 15 sprigs 4 3-inch cinnamon sticks
1-2 thin slices fresh ginger (optional) 6 cups cold water
4 bags green tea, regular or decaf 6 Tbps frozen apple juice concentrate or to taste


1. Place the mint, cinnamon sticks and ginger, if using, in a large saucepan. Add the water, cover the pot and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.  Remove the pot from the heat.

2. Add the tea bags and steep them for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, mint, ginger and cinnamon sticks. Don't throw out the cinnamon sticks; they are used to serve the tea. Sweeten the hot tea to taste with the apple juice concentrate.

3. Pour the tea into mugs, add the cinnamon stick for garnish and serve. The tea can be refrigerated, then served cold or reheated.

Recipe from American Institute for Cancer Research

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