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Delicious Everyday Tea
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Contributed by: Ginny WAdded: Mar 13, 2010 at 10:29 PM


Delicious tea for any time of day - lots of good flavor and even better if you add a little bit of your favorite juice concentrate for a special treat.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • 12 cups filtered water
  • 7 thin slices fresh ginger
  • peel of 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 6 organic green or white tea bags
  • 1 green/raspberry tea bag
  • 2 rose hip tea bags
How to make it:
  1. Put water, fresh ginger and lemon rind in large pan. Bring almost to boil.
  2. Remove pan from heat.
  3. Add all tea bags and let steep for 2 1/2 minutes
  4. Remove and squeeze tea bags
  5. After another 5 minutes remove the slices of ginger and squeeze through a garlic press to get the ginger juice into the tea.
  6. Then discard the ginger pulp.
  7. Remove the lemon peel and discard.
  8. Enjoy!
    This can be drunk hot or cold and can be stored in glass jars in refrigerator and reheated as needed. You can fill a 16 o container with about 14 oz of the tea and add juice concentrates for a take-along refreshing drink to sip during the day.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Green Tea1 B B B B B B B B
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Raspberry2 N N N N N B N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 18, 2010 at 09:39 PM By: Lola