Advertisement

| |

Home > Recipes > Recipe Navigation    
User Rating

This recipe does not have a rating because it does not have enough votes.

Tried it? Rate it!
Print this Recipe

Success with Green Tea

Yield: 1

1-1/4 cups cold water
1 green tea bag

Bring fresh cold water to a boil then promptly remove from the stove. Allow to cool for one minute, pour the hot water over the tea bag and steep for 2 minutes. Remove the tea bag promptly and stir. Optional: sweeten with honey or a slice of orange.

<b>More tips:</b>

Since green tea is cheap, easy to brew, non-toxic, and shown to have an array of health benefits, why not include it in your daily diet?

Here are a few helpful tips:
<ul>
<li>Drink freshly brewed tea since some research suggests that bottled or instant teas may not contain the same if any concentration of polyphenols.
<li>One cup of green tea has no fat, calories, sodium or sugar and about half the caffeine of coffee.
<li>Decaffeinated green tea still contains polyphenols.
<li>Although green-tea supplements are available; it is not known if they offer the same health benefits as green tea.
<li>Let your tea cool before drinking. Drinking boiling hot tea may be an increased risk for esophageal cancer.
<li>Use very hot, not boiling water, and only steep for 2-3 minutes.
</ul>

Total Preparation & Cooking Time: 4 min. (2 Prep, 2 Cook)

> Leave Feedback

User Feedback

(Page 0 of 1, 0 total comments)

There is no user feedback yet, leave yours below!


   
 

Leave Feedback

Skip the moderation queue by becoming a MyDIR member.

Already a member?

Need to sign up?
It’s free and only it takes a minute.
There are two ways to join:


Or, proceed without an account


 





Featured Blog Posts

Featured Recipes