If you're looking for a cooling and caffeinated pick-me-up, look no further than this metabolism-boosting iced green tea. The addition of citrus increases the antioxidant levels of green tea while giving the drink a refreshing tang. Plus, this recipe is as easy to make as it is to sip.
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You can make this recipe with jasmine tea for a more floral tasting drink. Triple the recipe to make a pitcher.
1 green tea bag
Juice from 1/2 lime
1/2-1 teaspoon agave nectar
Handful of ice
Mint leaves, lime wedges, or cucumber slices
- Boil water and steep green tea in about 1 and 1/2 cups boiling water for about five minutes.
- Add in lime juice and agave nectar (or sweetener of your choice). Stir until mixed.
- Add a handful of ice.
- Drink up and enjoy!
Makes one serving.