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Old 08-07-2012, 02:00 PM   #105
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Default HOT Ginger Lemongrass Tea...or ICE COLD Ginger Ale!!!

mmmmmm i do love ginger ale...i have not had a pepsi or coke in over 25 years...i know...weird right?!!....but i love my ginger ale....this is a good alternative!!

here was my inspiration:
http://www.food.com/recipe/house-of-...a-water-458446

here is what i used:
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 knob fresh ginger, peeled, diced, and smashed
1/4 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 TBSP lemongrass
5 cups water
simmered all for 15 mins...then strain...and add stevia to taste!!


i started with these...


peel and finely dice your fresh ginger


then i turned my knife blade flat and smashed....to help release the flavor


zested 1 lemon....and then juiced it too!!


simmered in 5 cups of water for 15 mins


strained my tea....ok so this is NOT a strainer...but hey whatever works right??!!!


mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
fresh hot tea....see the tiny vanilla bean specks!!
half for hot tea....and half for cold ginger ale!! woot woot

OHHH AND CHECK OUT THE BENEFITS OF GINGER TEA!!!!



http://www.livestrong.com/benefits-of-ginger-tea/

Last edited by rainbowsmiles : 08-07-2012 at 02:05 PM.
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