Soothing Ginger-Lemon Tea

Take a moment out of your day to savor this soothing tea made with lemon peel, ginger, and green tea.

– 6 cups water – 8 2 1/2 x 1-inch strips lemon peel (see Tips) – 2 inch piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced – 3 green tea bag – 1 tablespoon Sugar substitute (see Tips) – 5 Lemon slice


In a large saucepan bring the water, lemon strips, and ginger to boiling; reduce heat. 


Simmer 10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove lemon and ginger. 

Place tea bags in a teapot and immediately add simmering lemon-infused water. 

Cover and let steep 1 to 3 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently. 

Serve immediately in heatproof glass mugs or cups.  

If desired, sweeten to taste with sugar substitute and serve with lemon slices.