Spotlight Recipe: Lemon-Ginger Iced Tea with Berry Cubes

Antioxidant-rich white tea is the base. It gets a boost from fresh lemon slices (vitamin C), chopped fresh ginger (a bit of spice), honey (a simple, natural sugar) and the pièce de résistance: frozen raspberry cubes!

It's insanely -- and unseasonably -- hot in the northeast today, and tomorrow it's supposed to be warmer. This iced tea is just what the weatherman ordered. Antioxidant-rich white tea is the base. It gets a boost from fresh lemon slices (vitamin C), chopped fresh ginger (a bit of spice), honey (a simple, natural sugar) and the piece de resistance: frozen raspberry cubes! Okay, I'm too excited about these ice cubes. By the way, this bright bevvy is under 80 calories a serving. Way better than the bottled stuff.

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Taste Test: Bottled Lemon Iced Tea

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Spotlight Recipe: Strawberry Watermelon Slush

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Spotlight Recipe: Banana Berry Muffins

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Spotlight Recipe: Lemon Angel Food Cake

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Iced Tea, Lightened Up

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Spotlight Recipe: Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cheese

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Tea Time: Celebrate National Iced Tea Day

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