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Herbal Tea Popsicles
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Contributed by: mdAdded: Oct 02, 2007 at 10:56 PM


A yummy treat for the little ones. Even my neighbors' children liked these.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 5 tea bags ( I used Red Zinger, but you can experiment with your personal favorites)
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar (or 1/4 cup honey or agave nectar)

    Popsicle molds
How to make it:
  1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil.
  2. Steep the tea bags in the boiling water for 4 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea bags.
  4. Sweeten the tea with compliant sweetener of choice.
  5. Cool the tea.
  6. Carefully pour the tea into Popsicle molds and freeze.

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Green Tea1 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Licorice Root- N N N N B B N B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Oct 03, 2007 at 03:04 PM By: Don
    • Revised Oct 07, 2007 at 00:16 AM By: Lola