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Two cups of green tea with ginger placed on a white background.

Green Tea with Ginger

Green Tea made with fresh ginger and cinnamon is great for an energy boost and aids with digestion as well.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 25kcal


  • 1 small pot
  • 1 Tea Strainer


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 inch ginger sliced thinly
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon honey


  • Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan or pot.
  • Add the ginger and cinnamon powder, and simmer for 2-3 minutes, to let the flavors infuse.
  • Now add the green tea bags, and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Finally, add the lemon juice and honey, and stir to combine.
  • Using a tea strainer pour into serving cups. Enjoy immediately.


How to Store: Green tea can be enjoyed hot or cold. To serve cold, let it cool down and add ice cubes. You can also store it in the fridge for up to 1-2 days.
Flavor Variations: 
Fresh Herbs: Add 2-3 fresh mint leaves into the water along with the ginger. You can also use 1-2 inch pieces of lemongrass too. 
Spices: Switch up the spices and try using cayenne powder, fennel, turmeric powder, or even 2-3 cardamom pods. 
Sweetener: Use your choice of sweetener such as brown sugar, jaggery, stevia or skip it altogether for an unsweetened beverage. 


Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg