Homemaking

Drink of the Month

May 14, 2013

Happy Tuesday! Today I have a drink to share with you: green tea “lemonade”. It is a wonderful alternative to sodas and sugar-laden sweet tea. I like to bring it to school in my backpack and enjoy it for a refreshing afternoon drink.

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You’ll need:

1 cup boiling water

1 bag of green tea (preferably organic)

2 packets stevia or 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon powdered stevia or 10 – 12 drops liquid stevia

1 – 2 tablespoons (a large splash) of lemon juice

In a small glass bowl pour boiling water over teabag and let steep for 6-10 minutes. Press tea bag to extract as much flavor as possible and discard. Add the stevia and lemon juice, stirring well. Add a few ice cubes to cool the mixture.

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In a glass or a large water bottle (I use a 32-oz Nalgene), fill about halfway with ice cubes. The more ice you use, the longer it will stay cold. Pour tea in bottle or glass and shake or stir several time until thoroughly mixed, ice cold, and a bit frothy. Enjoy!

4 Comments

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    Becca

    May 14, 2013

    Ah, yes. I have tried this before, and it was wonderful! Though I didn’t use Stevia – I tried honey. :)

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    Kaitlyn

    May 14, 2013

    Mmmmm, sounds delightfully refreshing! I really feel like having some of that right now. With lots of ice! Mowing on a warm day like this makes you thankful for Summer drinks! :D Have a lovely day!!
    Kaitlyn~

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    Anna

    May 15, 2013

    I’m going to have to try to make something like this soon! It sound and looks yummy :)
    Love ya!

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    Anna

    May 16, 2013

    Thanks for posting Brookie! My mom and I can’t wait to try this! Looks yummy! God bless you Brooke! :)

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