Fennel Tea Recipe

Fennel Tea Recipe
Staff Writer
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This aromatic plant, part of the parsley family, is a complex carbohydrate that provides stable glucose levels which helps prevent mood swings. It helps boost serotonin and endorphin levels.

Read more about 12 Teas That Boost Your Mood.

1
Servings
206
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1.5 teaspoons fennel
  • 1.5 cups water

Directions

Crush fennel seeds with the back of a spoon. Bring water to a boil, pour over fennel seeds, cover, and steep for about 7 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
394µg
56%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
6µg
7%
Calcium, Ca
244mg
24%
Choline, total
15mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
134µg
34%
Iron, Fe
18mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
79mg
25%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
235mg
34%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
151mg
10%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
259g
10%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Fennel Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Fennel Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.