Antioxidant-Rich Lemon Blueberry Iced Tea

June 7, 2022
As we plunge into the beginning of summer, ice-cold beverages are becoming a necessity to survive sunny afternoons. Sometimes, however, plain water just isn’t enough to satisfy flavor cravings. Staying hydrated is necessary, but the added sugar in soda and store-bought tea mix is not. Mark your calendars, fellow iced-tea-lovers, and pick your favorite pitcher. National Iced Tea Day is Friday June 10th, 2022—and what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing glass of lemon blueberry iced tea?

In this recipe, the many health benefits of green tea are paired with the beloved flavor combination of lemon and blueberry. A bit of maple syrup adds a touch of sweetness, making this a delicious and refreshing summer drink.
lemon blueberry iced tea in a glass

Antioxidant-Rich Lemon Blueberry Iced Tea

Recipe Type: Allergen Free Beverages
utensils YIELDS 4 cups
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  • 4 cups Water
  • 2 bags Green tea
  • 1/2 Lemon, sliced and cut
  • 1/2 cup Blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup
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1. Heat the water in a small pan on the stove. Once it begins to boil, remove from heat.

2. Add the lemon slices, blueberries, and maple syrup. Stir. Add tea bags.

3. Let steep for 20 minutes, then remove the tea bags.

4. Once cool enough, transfer to a pitcher and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight, to allow flavors to blend. Serve with ice and add more maple syrup if needed.

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