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Crock pot tropical tea: An excellent spring time, fruity treat!

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There is no better way to spend the rainy season, than snuggled up on the sofa with friends or loved ones, sharing a warm cup of tea.

I found this recipe in a Crock-pot owners manual. It is an easy, delicious, treat to welcome in the spring and warm you inside and out.

Hot Tropical Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 mango
  • 2 small pineapples
  • coconut water
  • 1 gallon hot water
  • 12 teabags (strings and labels removed)
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • *2 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 orange, sliced (half inch thick)
  • 1 star fruit, sliced (half inch thick)

Directions:

  1. Dice one small pineapple
  2. Juice the second pineapple, adding enough coconut water to equal *2 1/2 cups juice.
  3. Dice the mango

NOTE: always try to replace canned products such as fruit and juice, with natural foods. Juicing allows for natural sugars in this recipe.

  1. Combine all ingredients into the slow cooker
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours
  3. Serve with mint garnish

Use a 7 quart cooker

For additional information and local places to shop for healthy foods, click on any of the following links:
Boise Co-Op
Whole Foods Market
Brown Box Organics
The Organic Store Locator

From my home to yours: another favorite recipe - enjoyed with nutrition in mind.

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