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Delicious low-sugar iced tea recipe

Jenna Ferguson shared this fantastic low-sugar iced tea recipe with us on our Facebook page (Diabetic South Africans):

Perfect low-sugar iced tea recipe:

Soak 1x raspberry herbal tea bag in 100ml boiling water – allow to stand for 2mins;

stir in 2 teaspoons Xylitol;

top up with 300ml cold water and 50ml fresh berry fruit juice and stir;

pour mixture into a shaker over 4x blocks of ice;


Very refreshing, healthy and low carbohydrate – perfect substitute for juice or normal iced-tea.

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