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Cool and hydrate with iced tea – the healthy drink

26th December 2017
Anthia Koullouros

Delight your friends and family with this Ovvio Organics Iced tea recipe. A good homemade iced tea is a delicious way to cool down and stay hydrated over the warmer months. Adapt this recipe with your favourite tea blends and fruit.

Ingredients:

*4 teaspoons Ovvio Organic Tea or any tea of your choice
*Boiling water
*Seasonal fruit and fresh herbs

How to make:

Steep 4 teaspoons of your selected in 450ml of boiling water. Let cool and continue to steep in fridge overnight for best flavour. For an iced tea concentrate: Steep 20 teaspoons of tea in 1L of boiling water. This concentrate can be poured over ice to create 2L of iced tea. Iced tea can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Serve the next day with ice, freshly sliced fruit and fresh herb leaves. Sweeten to taste with raw honey or green leaf stevia.

Make a delicious bubbly:

Add sparking mineral water, kombucha or for the indulgent, champagne, for an effervescent and refreshing drink.

Variations:

*Traditional Iced Tea made with Ovvio Organic English Breakfast or Earl Grey Tea. Serve with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves and sweeten to taste with stevia or honey.

*Apple Iced Tea with a twist made with Ovvio Organics Black Apple Orchard or an apple, vanilla and black ceylon tea. Serve with ice, mint, and fresh apple slices.

*Mulled Christmas Spice Iced Tea made with Ovvio Organics Mulled Christmas Spice Iced Tea or a cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and rosehip based tea. Serve with ice, freshly sliced fruit, fresh herbs and sweeten to taste with stevia or honey.

*Fruity Iced Tea made with Ovvio Organics Ruby Heart Berry, Ovvio Organics Summer Pineapple Iced Tea or any fruit based tea. Serve with freshly sliced strawberry, pineapple or orange. Sweeten with stevia or honey.