This refreshing and rejuvenating recipe takes tea time to a whole new level!
Perfect for when you need a mid-day boost, green tea can improve your memory and focus without the jitters associated with other caffeinated drinks. That’s thanks to the amino acid L-theanine, which can help you feel calmer. (You can find out more in this blog: 5 Ways Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight & Feel Healthy).
So now that we’re all perked up, let’s talk about mint! This aromatic herb has natural antibacterial properties which promote gut health, making this a great after-lunch choice to aid in digestion. Peppermint also supports weight loss and, because it’s a natural antihistamine, can help fight seasonal allergies.
You might notice this recipe calls for Pique Tea Crystals, which are cold-brewed and crystallized to create even more polyphenols and catechins – the antioxidants in tea that detoxify your cells. They also use a proprietary process to remove heavy metals, toxins, and pesticides that often slip through during traditional tea farming.
But it’s not all about the health benefits here – I love Pique Tea because this gold-medal winning tea has incredibly clear, refreshing flavor. And it’s hard to beat a tea that comes in convenient little single servings you can stick in your bag or pocket. Because they’re already cold brewed and crystallized, you can also skip the hot brewing process and go straight for a glass of ice.
If you don’t have Pique Tea handy (yet!), you can use 2 traditional organic green tea bags here and double the amount of fresh mint. In that case, you’ll also need to brew your tea with hot water, then allow it to cool before you add it to the peach and mint in the glasses.
One last tip: let’s think outside the tea cup! For those of you looking for an adult beverage, this recipe can easily transform into the perfect summer cocktail. Just add 1-1/2 ounces of vodka or tequila, shake over ice, and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.
Peach & Mint Iced Green Tea
August 14, 2019
With all the health benefits of green tea and mint, this naturally sweet iced tea will not only refresh and rejuvenate you, it can promote weight loss, detoxify, and so much more!
- Prep: 30 mins
- Yields: 2 Servings
1In a large mason jar, stir together water, Pique Tea crystals, and JJ Virgin Sprinkles (optional); stir until crystals are fully dissolved.
2Divide the peaches and mint into two glasses and muddle with the back of a spoon, until the fruit and mint are crushed and the peach slices release their juice.
3Fill the glasses with ice, pour in the brewed tea, and enjoy!
*If you’re a tea lover, you’re going to adore Pique Tea Crystals! They are convenient, award-winning little packets of tea that have been cold-brewed and crystallized to create a drink that not only tastes amazing, but has super-high levels of polyphenols and catechins (the good stuff that makes tea so great for your health)! Get your Mint Green Pique Tea for this recipe HERE.
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