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Hot Ginger Coffee

Low Fat Recipe

Fat free whipped cream, cinnamon sticks and/or additional orange peel make wonderful garnishes to this delicious steaming mug of hot ginger coffee.

Ingredients

6 tablespoons ground coffee (not instant)
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 tablespoon chopped crystallized or candied ginger *
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 cups cold water
Fat free whipped cream , cinnamon sticks and/or additional orange peel, optional

Ginger Coffee

Recipe Directions

Combine the coffee, orange peel, ginger and cinnamon; pour into a coffee filter. Brew according to manufacturer's directions.

Pour into mugs; garnish with whipped cream, cinnamon sticks and orange peel if desired.

Recipe Note

Look for crystallized or candied ginger in the spice or baking section of your grocery store.

Ginger

Ginger Root

  1. Ginger, when crystallized or brewed as a tea serves as a remedy for quesy stomachs and motion sickness.
  2. Ginger may ward off the temporary unpleasant effects of alcohol i.e., healthy hangover relief!
  3. Ginger may invigorate tired muscles and joints when added to bath oils/salts.
  4. The scent of ginger is an instant mood booster.
  5. Ginger dates back to the Middle Ages, when women presented the treat as a favor to knights going into battle. The gingerbread was elaborately and ornately decorated, sometimes even with gold leaf!

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.

Did you know?

September 29th is International Coffee Day.

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