August 05, 2018

Boost Your Healthy Iced Tea Recipes with 3 Creative Twists!

Beat the heat with these sizzling tea infused mocktail ideas! Whether you’re poolside or hanging at the beach, premium loose leaf iced teas are a great place to start creating your own signature summer iced tea!

Read on and we’ll share the 3 best additions to iced tea for summer. 

1. Loose Leaf Tea with Club Soda or Seltzer Water

Add a little sparkle to your life! Club soda or seltzer water is a refreshing way to jazz up your iced tea, choose complimentary flavours from an inspiring range of sparkling Italian and fruit-infused sodas. 

How to make a Homemade Iced Tea Spritzer 

Recipe:

  • Brew 2 teaspoons of your favourite iced tea in Hot Water.
  • Steep herbal blends for 5-10 minutes (longer steeping = more antioxidants)
  • Add honey or sweetener while still hot
  • Chill in the fridge
  • Muddle some fruit (try blackberries, strawberries, blueberries…) in a small bowl
  • Carefully add seltzer water or Club Soda
  • Cold Brew Method: Grab your tea bottle, throw in some loose leaf and filtered water, and pop in the fridge overnight. The next day pour 3/4 into a pool glass and top with ice, Club Soda, an orange paper umbrella and a strawberry. Hello Beautiful!  

2. Loose Leaf Tea with Organic or Reduced-calorie Juice

Like seltzer water, the juice category has also bloomed to include a wide range of blends as well as the old standards of orange and apple juice. In addition, there are organic, calorie-free, all-natural, … like tea, there is a juice for every lifestyle and palate.

How to make a Shaken Iced Tea Punch

Recipe:

  • Brew 2 teaspoons of your favourite iced tea in Hot Water. Steep.
  • * make brew a little more concentrated than normal by leaving an herbal blend for longer or adding a few more leaves in the case of tea blends.
  • Add 1/2c of your favourite juice to the bottom of a martini shaker
  • Add 2 cups of ice
  • Pour strained tea over ice and juice, put lid on and shake! 
  • Pour everything into your favourite summer glass, 
  • Garnish with your favourite fruit! (try blackberries, strawberries, blueberries…) 
  • Cold Brew Method: Grab your tea bottle, throw in some loose leaf and filtered water, and pop in the fridge overnight. The next day pour 3/4 into a pool glass and top with ice, your favourite juice, a red paper umbrella and a blueberries. How You Doin? 
  • Our favourites: Strawberry Lemonade Iced Tea with mango,  Very Berry Sangria with Tropical orange juice

 

3. Loose Leaf Tea with Coconut Water

Rather less sweetness? Coconut water will add a memorable tropical flair to your summer mocktail! 

How to make Iced Tea with a Tropical Twist

Recipe

  • Brew 2 teaspoons of your favourite iced tea (works best with herb & fruit blends) in Hot Water. Steep.
  • * make brew a little more concentrated than normal by leaving an herbal blend for longer or adding a few more leaves in the case of tea blends.
  • Add 1/2c of your favourite coconut water to the bottom of a large Poolside glass
  • Add 2 cups of ice
  • Pour strained tea over ice and coconut water
  • Garnish with your favourite fruit! (try blackberries, strawberries, blueberries…) 
  • Cold Brew Method: Grab your tea bottle, throw in some loose leaf and filtered water, and pop in the fridge overnight. The next day pour 3/4 into a pool glass and top with ice, your favourite juice, a red paper umbrella and a blueberries. How You Doin? 

 Strawberry lemonade iced tea

There is no limit to the tasty combinations you can come up with so explore, and create your own Signature Summer Iced Tea masterpiece! So  drop in a colourful paper or bamboo straw, make a pitcher and invite all your friends!

Happy Brewing!



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