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Cold-Busting Cups  3 Easy Recipes 

When that dreaded winter cold or flu hits, you just want to feel human again. Try these soothing drinks to help warm up, help fight your cold or flu, and load up on antioxidants and vitamins. 

 

Earl Grey Tea, Honey and Lemon 

 You will need:
 

  • Earl Grey Tea 
  • 1 Lemon, Honey 
  • Fresh Gingerroot

Directions: 

  • Steep your Earl Grey tea in boiling water for 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add a slice of lemon. 
  • Add a teaspoon of honey. 
  • Stir, sip, enjoy. 

 

Orange Spice
www.geniuskitchen.com 

 

You will need:

  • ¾ cup fresh orange juice 
  • ¼ cup water 
  • 2-3 tablespoons raw honey 
  • ½ tablespoon of grated ginger or ½ tablespoon of powdered ginger 
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1 clove 

 

Directions: 

  • In a small saucepan, mix orange juice, water, ginger, cinnamon and clove over medium heat. 
  • Once the mixture is hot, stir in honey until dissolved. 
  • Pour into a mug and enjoy. 

 

Flu Season Ginger Honey Lemon Tonic
www.thekitchen.com

You will need: 

  • 1 cup water
  • 1-inch piece ginger root (or more, to taste), peeled and roughly chopped
  • ½ whole organic lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey, or to taste
  • 1 ounce whiskey (optional) 

Directions: 

  • In a small pot over medium heat, heat the water, ginger, lemon juice, and honey. Strain the mixtures into a mug and add the shot of whiskey, if using. 

 

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