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What is a tea recipe for people with diabetes?

This soothing tea recipe has a surprising ingredient: rhubarb. Rich in vitamins and low in carbs, rhubarb is a great ingredient for people with diabetes. And it gives this chilled tea a bright color and tangy flavor.

Rhubarb Tea

Ingredients

3 cups fresh rhubarb, diced
3 cups cold water
2 tbsp light honey
1 cinnamon stick
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, more or less to taste

Directions

1. In large saucepan, place rhubarb, water, honey, and cinnamon. Bring to boil.
2. Lower heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick and simmer additional 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat and let rest for 1 hour.
3. Using fine strainer over a large pitcher, strain contents of pot (do not squeeze). Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 2 hours. Stir in lemon juice and serve over ice.

Makes 4 servings

Calories 57.3
Total Carbs 14.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 9.2 g
Total Fat 0.2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 278.2 mg
Protein 1 g
Sodium 11.4 mg
 

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