Beverage

4 Healthy Summer Iced Tea Recipes

0:05 Prep / 0:15 Cook Time / 0:20 Total Time

Lemon Basil Iced Tea
• 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
• 6 fresh basil leaves
• 2 green tea bags
• 3 cups hot water
• raw honey, optional

Add the lemon slices, fresh basil leaves, and green tea bags to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher. Pour hot water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavours to release.

Coconut Lime Iced Tea
• 2 black tea bags
• 1/2 lime, thinly sliced
• 3 cups coconut water, heated
• raw honey, optional

Add the black tea bags and sliced lime to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher.
Pour heated coconut water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavours to release.

Iced Peach Ginger Tea
• 1 peach, pitted and sliced
• 2 green tea bags
• 4 ginger coins
• 3 cups hot water
• raw honey, optional

Add the sliced peach and green tea bags to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher. Skewer the sliced ginger coins on a toothpick, if desired, to make them easier to remove later, and then add them to the jar. Pour the hot water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavours to release.

Blackberry Mint Ice Tea
• 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
• 6 leaves fresh mint
• 2 bags green tea
• 3 cups hot water
• raw honey, optional

Add the fresh blackberries, mint leaves, and green tea bags to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher. Pour the hot water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavours to release.

Source: A Sweet Pea Chef