National Iced Tea Day!

National Iced Tea Day is celebrated on June 10th each year to celebrate one of Summer’s favorite and most enjoyed drinks, Iced Tea! A few reasons...

National Iced Tea Day is celebrated on June 10th each year to celebrate one of Summer’s favorite and most enjoyed drinks, Iced Tea! A few reasons why Iced Tea is one of the most widely enjoyed beverages is simple.. It’s customizable, it’s easy, and it’s sweet. Whether you like your iced tea sweetened or unsweetened, you are not only staying hydrated, you are fulfilling your cravings! 
Creating your custom iced tea is easy. Simply add a squeeze of lemon, mash up some berries at the bottom of the cup, mix and match, and go wild! There’s really no wrong way to do it. 
Did you know that iced tea makes up about 85% of all tea consumed? Tea is no longer for cold rainy days, it’s for hot summer days as well! How great is that?
We’re going to show you how to make two of our favorite tea recipes below!
Lemon Basil Iced Tea
You’ll need:
  • ½ lemon, thinly sliced
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 green tea bags 
  • 3 cups hot water 
  1. Add the lemon slices, fresh basil leaves, and green tea bags to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher.
  2. Pour hot water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags.
  3. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavors to release.
Blackberry Mint Iced Tea
You’ll need:
  • ½ cup fresh blackberries
  • 6 leaves fresh mint
  • 2 bags green tea
  • 3 cups hot water
  1. Add the fresh blackberries, mint leaves, and green tea bags to a 1 quart mason jar or pitcher.
  2. Pour the hot water into the mason jar, and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Then, remove the tea bags.
  3. Place into the fridge to completely chill for 3-4 hours for the flavors to release.
There you go! Your two summer favorites for staying healthy and hydrated all summer!