Here are some benefits from specific ingredient based teas along with unique recipes that you can add to your daily routine to stay fresh and healthy.
1) Iced Peach Mint green tea –
- 3 cups cold water
- 5 Any Green Tea/ Green Tea Mint bags
- 112 ounce can peach nectar
- ½ cup fresh mint leaves, slightly crushed
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- Ice cubes
Bring water just to boiling in a large saucepan. Remove from heat; add Typhoo green tea bags.
Steep covered, for 5 minutes. Remove and discard bags. Stir in nectar, mint and sugar. Cover and chill for 2 to 4 hours. Strain tea mixture; serve over ice. Makes 5 servings
2) Carrot –Mango Green Tea Smoothies –
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup sliced carrots or packaged peeled baby carrots
- 1inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
- 4 Any Pure Green tea bags
- 2 cups frozen mango chunks
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
In a small saucepan bring water to boiling. Add carrots; cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or
Until very tender, adding ginger slices for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Remove from the heat
And add tea bags. Cover and steep for 4 minutes
Remove tea bags, squeezing out all the tea. Remove ginger slices. Set pan on a hot pad in the
Refrigerator for 10 minutes. Transfer carrot mixture to a blender. Add mango, honey, and chia
(If using). Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.
3) Black currant mint green tea iced tea –
- 3 Blackcurrant Bracer Fruit Infusion tea bags
- 3 Green tea /Green Tea Moroccan mint tea bags
- 4 cups water
- Fresh blackcurrant (optional depending on availability)
- Mint leaves
To prepare the iced tea:
- Place six tea bags in a heat-safe bowl or container. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil, and then pour over tea bags. Let steep for 10 or so minutes.
- Once steeped, remove tea bags and pour in 3 cups of cold water. Chill until ready to serve.
- Add several blackcurrant and fresh mint leaves to the bottom of a sturdy glass. Using a muddler or a wooden spoon, press down on the blackcurrant/mint leaves and lightly twist. The blackcurrant will burst slightly and the mint leaves will become even more fragrant.
- Add ice and pour tea over top. Garnish with extra blackcurrant and mint leaves if you like.
4) Iced Green Tea with Ginger, Mint and Honey
Serves 6 to 8
6 cups water
1/4 cup ginger, peeled and sliced
6 Green tea lemon and honey tea bag
1/2 cup mint leaves, tightly packed, plus extra to serve
1/3 cup honey
1 lemon, divided
In a medium-sized pot, combine the water and ginger slices. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat and add the tea bags and mint leaves. Cover the pot and steep for about 15 minutes.
Strain the brewed tea; separating the liquid from the mint leaves and tea bags. Mix in the honey and juice from half of the lemon into the tea. Transfer to a pitcher and cool to room temperature before refrigerating.
Slice the second half of the lemon. When ready to serve, add 1 to 2 lemon slices into each glass, along with a few mint leaves and ice cubes. Once the tea has cooled, pour it into the glasses and serve.