Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

It’s  the middle of Summer and boy is it HOT out there! You may be drinking tons of water everyday to quench your thirst but sometimes plain water gets a little boring. Iced-tea is popular this time of year and I whipped up a recipe that will cool you down and please your taste buds at the same time!

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Ingredients:

2 bags organic green tea

2 bags organic ginger tea

3 cups cold water

6 cups ice

1 lemon, juiced

1 lemon, sliced

2 T. organic maple syrup, optional

 

Method:

1. Boil 3 cups of water in a tea kettle.

2. Steep green tea and ginger tea in 3 cups of water for 1 hour.

3. After tea has steeped for allotted time, mix with another 3 cups of cold water in a 2 quart tea pitcher.

4. Add 6 cups of ice to tea.

5. Stir in lemon juiced and sliced lemon.

6. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup.

Yield: 2 quarts

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