5.27.2011

Mint Green Iced Tea



Here is a refreshing drink to serve this Memorial weekend!  Try Mint Green Iced Tea that is freshly brewed,  flavored with fresh spearmint and pure honey.


There are many great antioxidants in green tea, especially ones that lower your LDL, which is the bad cholesterol.   This is a cool and refreshing drink you'll want to serve and enjoy all summer long!

We love to drink green tea everyday and all day long!  And, we prefer to sweeten it with a little honey instead of sugar.  It's quick and easy to make for families and friends, and is a healthy choice, so drink up everyone, and have a wonderful Memorial weekend!



Mint Green Iced Tea
  • 11 cups of water
  •  4  bags of Green Tea - all natural ( used Good Earth Teas)
  •  5 Tbsp. clover pure honey (or splenda for a sweet substitute)
  •  One sprig of fresh mint - (4-5 mint leaves)

Boil 5 cups of water. Add the bags of green tea.
Allow the tea bags to sleep for about 1-2 hours.
Grab a glass pitcher. Transfer the green tea.

Add  6 cups of cold water.
Add the honey and a sprig of fresh spearmint.
Or, substitute the honey with Splenda to lower the calories.
Refrigerate for a few hours, garnish with a slice of orange... and serve with ice!

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