For this week's Diabetic Dish of the Week its a Holiday Spiced Tea. Splenda replaces the Sugar in the recipe. The recipe is from one of my favorite recipe sites, CooksRecipes. You'll find a fantastic selection of recipes of all cuisines and tastes at the Cooks site. Enjoy and eat healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Holiday Spiced Tea
Warm up your holidays with this nicely spiced orange tea or enjoy this spicy tea on ice during the summer months.
12 cups water - divided use
4 cinnamon sticks
2 teaspoons whole cloves
1 1/4 cups Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 (6-ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Garnish: lemon slices, orange slices, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks
1 - Bring 8 cups water to a boil. Pour over tea bags into large heat resistant bowl; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently. Stir in Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, orange juice, and lemon juice.
2 - Combine 4 cups water, cinnamon sticks and cloves in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into tea mixture, discarding spices.
3 - Pour into mugs and serve tea hot with lemon and orange slices, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks.
Makes 16 (6-ounce) servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 6-ounces): Calories 30 | Calories from Fat 0 | Fat 0g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 5mg | Carbohydrates 8g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 7g | Protein 0g.