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Lemony Ginger Milk-and-Honey Tea


Milk is a dependable source of many nutrients, including 6 of the 8 nutrients that many Canadians don’t get enough of, such as calcium and vitamin D.

Preparation time 3 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Yields 4 servings


  • 750 mL (3 cups) milk

  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) fresh ginger, sliced

  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) fresh lime leaves or rind of a lime, cut into strips

  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) fresh lemongrass, sliced

  • Honey

Nutritional information

  • Energy

    110 Calories

  • Protein

    5 g

  • Carbohydrate

    20 g

  • Fat

    1 g

  • Fibre

    0.1 g

  • Sodium

    74 mg


    Top 5 nutrients provided by a serving of this recipe


    Nutrient and % DV*

  • Calcium

    14 % / 184 mg

  • Vitamin C

    23 %

  • Riboflavin

    16 %

  • Phosphorus

    11 %

  • Vitamin A

    9 %

  • * Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring milk and the other three ingredients to a boil on medium heat. Reduce to low heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour tea into cups using a tea strainer. Serve with honey to taste.

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