Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Ginger Lemon Honey Tea

We love this tea! We started drinking it when we had a sore throat or felt a cold coming on. We continued drinking it because we like ginger because of its anti-inflammatory properties. More importantly, we just love the taste!

We don't measure when I make this; we just add the ingredients, taste it, and adjust them. We happen to love a lot of ginger, but not everyone enjoys that much.

When we buy ginger, we peel it, and stick in in the freezer. We find that it's easier to grate when it's frozen. We just take it out and grate what I need.  We used to use a ceramic ginger grater, but we now use a Microplane Zester/Grater, which we much prefer. It makes the job effortless and is also great for zesting lemons and limes and for grating other foods when a fine grate is needed.

Ginger Lemon Tea

2 c hot water
Ginger root, peeled and grated
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp Creamed Ginger Honey

Juice the lemon.

Grate the ginger.

Place ginger and lemon juice in a mug; add the hot water. Allow to steep for a few minutes.

Stir in the honey. Mix well, adjust ingredients to taste, and enjoy!

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