Honeyed Turmeric Tea

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Yield: Makes 2 servings
Serving size: 8 ounces


2 cups cold water
1" fresh turmeric root, peeled (or 1 teaspoon ground)
1" fresh ginger root, peeled (or 2 teaspoons ground)
3 slices fresh lemon
2 teaspoons raw honey


1. In a small saucepan, heat the water to a boil. Add the turmeric, ginger and lemon. Lower heat to simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

2. Remove the turmeric, ginger and lemon. If using ground turmeric and ginger, pour the tea through a fine mesh strainer.

3. Pour the tea into mugs, stir in 1 teaspoon of honey and place one lemon slice in each mug.

Note: Fresh turmeric and ginger are highly recommended. Use ground only if fresh is unavailable.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving:
Calories: 32
Protein: 1g
Total fat: 0g
Saturated fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0g
Sodium: 2mg
Dietary fiber: 1g

Susan Ojanen is an integrative nutrition coach and owner of smallstepswellness.com, based in Bristol, Tennessee. She is passionate about helping clients worldwide achieve their health goals by making sensible and maintainable lifestyle changes.

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