Level of Effort: Super Easy
Cost of Ingredients: $0.26
Nutrition Info (1 cup): 49 calories, 0.1 g fat, 0.3 g protein, 0.6 g fiber, 12.4 g carbs
Today at the Café I have a soothing recipe to free your mind from the pressures of college life.
All you need to take part in this rejuvenating tea therapy is a quiet room, and a cup of this warm Therapeutic Orange Ginger Tea.
Here is how to make it.
Simply spoon two teaspoons of sugar in your favorite mug along with the juice from an orange slice, and a spoonful of grated fresh ginger.
Side note —> Fresh ginger is budget-friendly and lasts for a long time when stored in the freezer. When you need some, scrape away the skin with the edge of a spoon to expose the flesh. Grate (while still frozen) using a micro-plane or the small holes of a box grater to make ginger snow!
Fill your cup with hot water from the kettle. Loosely surround the cup with your hands and let the heat from it warm your fingers.
Finally, take a sip of this sweet healing tea, close your eyes, let your body relax from head to toe, and visualize the vitamin C flow through you as your body baths in the healing powers of ginger.
Reward yourself with another sip and replace any anxious thoughts of upcoming exams, papers and assignments with visions of vacationing in a far off land…
Linking powder turns in freshly fallen snow and enjoying pints of beer with friends at the base of the mountain.
Whoa! Looks likes I got caught up in the moment. Took you on a journey to my happy place (must have been the tea writing).
Your turn to escape. Sit back, relax and sip away.
Therapeutic Mandarin Orange Ginger Tea
A warm therapeutic drink made with the goodness of freshly squeezed mandarin orange juice and ginger.
MAKES: 1 Cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
- 2 tsp sugar (or honey) [$0.03]
- 1 mandarin orange [$0.20]
- 2 tsp grated fresh ginger [$0.03]
- hot water from kettle [$0.00]
HOW TO MAKE
- Spoon sugar in to a cup.
- Cut two wedges off orange and squeeze juice from wedges in cup. Place wedges in cup.
- Add ginger.
- Pour in hot water and stir.
- Squeeze more juice from mandarin orange if necessary.
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