Iced Cinnamon Oolong Tea Recipe

Iced Cinnamon Oolong Tea Recipe
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Dr. Salerno recommends sweetening your pure, organic tea with cinnamon, as the spice is known to reduce blood sugar.

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3
Servings
136
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 Oolong tea bags
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cups water

Directions

Bring water to a boil. Turn off heat. Let tea bags and cinnamon steep for 5-10 minutes. Remove tea bags and pour tea into gallon pitcher. Fill pitcher the rest of the way with cool water and allow to chill for 2 to 3 hours. Serve over ice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
160mg
16%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
88µg
22%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
154mg
22%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
98mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
168g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cinnamon Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Cinnamon Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.