Fragrant Mandarins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.0
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 5.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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A very light and healthy snack or dessert A very light and healthy snack or dessert
Number of Servings: 2


    1 cup mandarin oranges, with or without a little juice
    1/2 cup brewed tea, can be black, herbal, and expecially good is plain green tea.
    1 tbs. honey, unfiltered is best
    1 pinch cardamom, ground


Place oranges in a small attractive serving dish. Pour tea gently over. Drizzle with honey. Sprinkle sparingly with cardamom.

Note: This recipe can become a super light and fragrant lunch by serving it over 1/2 cup of warm jasmine rice:)

Hope you enjoy

One serving = 1 carb serving.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ~Z_E_N~.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love orange flavored tea and simply could not resist cardamoms...yum! Sure to try this one soon. Thanks for the recipe. - 4/6/08

    Reply from ~Z_E_N~ (11/4/08)
    Thank you :) Its a fusion of my friend from China's idea and mine and ohhh do i love the fragrance of cardamom and green tea. i wish i could make a soap that smells like cardamom/orange blossom, maybe i will try that one day *ss* This refreshment is different and healthy..but then again..different

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    The smell of citrus and jasmine are just wonderful! Light and refreshing taste as promised. - 12/6/11