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Green Tea Ginger Lemonade

This recipe from Rebecca Katz's The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen adds ginger, lemon, and honey to green tea to help reduce the natural bitter taste.
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Rebecca Katz
Author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen

This recipe from Rebecca Katz's The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen adds ginger, lemon, and honey to green tea to help reduce the natural bitter taste.


  • 4 cups water
  • 4 1/2-inch slices peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeeze lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Bring the water and ginger to a boil in a saucepan, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat, add the tea bags, and steep for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea bags and ginger, stir in the lemon juice and honey, and chill for at least 1 hour before serving over ice.
  4. Throw in some frozen grapes as ice cubes, and garnish with a few mint sprigs to make a refreshing summer drink!
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