This is a classic throw-in-what-you've-got tea that will kick a cold where it hurts: in the throat. It is made with whole ingredients and no sugar - a sure sign you're on your way to wellness.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water to a boil in a saucepan; add ginger, star anise, cardamom pods, and cinnamon stick. Zest lemons over the saucepan. Slice lemons in half and squeeze juice into the water. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until desired flavor is reached, 5 to 15 minutes.

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  • Stir honey into tea and strain tea through a fine-mesh strainer as you ladle into mugs. Add contents in strainer back into saucepan.

Cook's Note:

Keep adding water and honey all day if you're committed to kicking a cold! Get better soon!

Nutrition Facts

55 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 18.4g 6% DV; fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 10.5mg. Full Nutrition