Citrus-Honey Green Tea


Hubby and I try to drink green tea on a daily basis. I came up with this recipe to make it more interesting. You can use freshly squeezed orange juice instead of grapefruit juice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 -1/3 cups


  • 1 (2 inch) piece lemon zest, cut into thin slivers

  • 2 teaspoons boiling water

  • 2 teaspoons green tea powder

  • ¾ cup hot water

  • ½ cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey


  1. Put lemon zest into a large cup or mug. Cover with 2 teaspoons boiling water and let steep for about 3 minutes. Stir in the green tea powder and hot water. Add the grapefruit juice, lemon juice and honey. Mix well and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

89 Calories
0g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 74mg 368%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 263mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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