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Pomegranate Green Tea Detox Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks, Tea
Cuisine: American, Chinese, Cleanse Tea, Indian, Japanese, Mediterranean
Keyword: pomegranate green tea
Servings: 1
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Cleanse Joy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spring water
  • 1 bag organic green tea
  • 1 inch ginger root
  • ½ small lemon
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup pomegranate juice 100% not from concentrate
  • 1 tbsp raw local honey optional
  • a few drops of stevia or monkfruit optional
  • non alcoholic vanilla extract to taste optional

Adds On

  • anti stress herbs optional
  • ½ medium red grapefruit instead of lemon

Instructions

  • Peel the ginger root and cut to thin slices.
  • Peel the pomegranate and get 1 cup of pomegranate seeds. If you use pomegranate juice, skip this step.
  • Boil the ginger in water for 5 minutes with the pomegranate seeds.
  • Reduce the heat, cover and allow the to simmer for additional 5-10 minutes.
  • Strain the tea into your tea cup.
  •  If you use pomegranate juice and not the seeds, add ½ cup.
  • Add the green tea bag for 2-5 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bag. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon into the tea.
    If you like the taste of grapefruit better, use the juice of one medium size red grapefruit instead.
  • Add 1 tbsp of raw local honey or a few drops of stevia / monkfruit.
  • Add the vanilla extract (optional).
  • Drink first thing in the morning and up to four times a day. Always drink on an empty stomach, one hour before or after other meals or drinks.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal