10 Healthy Iced Tea Recipes For Weight Loss

10 Healthy Iced Tea Recipes For Weight Loss

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If you love iced tea, you “get it”.

In the U.S., big glasses of iced tea are served almost as much as water in many restaurants.  Certain preparations, including “Sweet Tea” are practically religion in areas of the country.

Iced Tea isn’t just refreshing, but it can be one of the healthiest drinks on the planet.

Quality teas, like SlimTea, can help you burn fat, detoxify your body, and help reverse aging every time you drink it. In celebration of this delicious, refreshing, and healthy beverage, I’ve compiled my 10 favorite ways to enjoy Iced SlimTea.

(Because our SlimTea Organic and SlimTea Kenyan teas are very strong, I’ve included instructions to brew all three.)

 

1.  Slimming Iced Chai

Makes 4 Servings

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  • 4 SlimTea Bags non-Organic bags or 1 SlimTea Kenyan or 1 SlimTea Organic bag
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Cup Almond or Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Tsp Gluten-Free Vanilla
  • Pinch of Cayenne
  • 2 Tsp Raw Honey or 7 Drops of liquid Stevia
  • Optional: pinch of dried ginger, cardamom, cloves, or nutmeg.  You can use all of them, if you’d like!

Directions:

  1. Brew SlimTea
  2. Pour all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Store in a mason jar with a BPA-Free Lid.  I like to add cinnamon and nutmeg to the top of mine with some foamy milk.  Mmmm….

 

2.  Dr. Oz’s Fat-Blasting Cinnamon SlimTeaCup of tea with lemon and cinnamon

Makes 3 Servings

Dr. Oz has praised Slimming Oolong Tea for it’s catechin and caffeine combination that torches body fat and ignites your metabolism for hours after drinking it. Cinnamon also helps your body effectively process sugars.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Turn off the heat and steep the tea.  Then let the cinnamon soak for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour tea in pitcher or mason jar with BPA free lid.  Fill the rest of the container with water and let chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.

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3.  Sweet Lychee SlimTea

Makes 6 Servings

Lychees are an incredibly healthful fruit that are found in China and Brazil. They’re soft, slightly chewy, and resemble the consistency of tapioca. They’re loaded with fiber, healthy flavonoids (the fat-burning antioxidant found in SlimTea), and Vitamins, including C and B. Lychee benefit skin, hair, and heart health. Drink Sweet Lychee SlimTea for dessert, or as a delicious drink your friends will beg you to share!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Boil SlimTea
  2. Juice half your lychee fruits in juicer or blended until fine pulp.  (If you don’t have a juicer, strain the blended lychees into a bowl and add to the SlimTea.  You may need extra lychee fruit for this method.)  Add lychee juice to tea and set aside in refrigerator.
  3. Freeze 5-10 lychees in the freezer to make ‘ice cubes’.
  4. Once frozen, add frozen lychees to tea.  They take on a ‘tapioca’-like consistency that’s just delicious!

Lychee Fruit

4.  Blueberry SlimTea

Makes 6 Servings

Blueberries have such a yummy texture when blended that you don’t need to juice them to get great consistency, and flavor! I love to make little blueberry ‘ice cubes’ with this tea to add an extra sweet and aesthetic touch.

Ingredients:

  • 1Pint Organic Blueberries  *It’s critical that you use organic blueberries in order to avoid ‘steeping’ dangerous chemicals into your tea.
  • 6 Bags SlimTea, or 1-2 bags Organic SlimTea or 1-2 bags SlimTea Kenyan
  • 6 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 6 Cups Water

Directions:

  1. Steep SlimTea
  2. Rinse and blend 1 Pint Blueberries with Mint Leaves
  3. Add Blueberries and SlimTea to pitchers and let chill

5.  Blackberry-Chia Appetite-Suppressing Iced Tea

Makes 4 Servings

Blackberry Chia Iced TeaChia seeds *exploded* in popularity over the past decade, although they were used by ancient Mayan warriors  thousands of years ago!  They’re known to control hunger and they’re packed with super-nutrients. This seed is edible when ground into a powder or soaked in water or tea for 15 minutes. They are used to boost energy, supplement your body with Omega-3 fatty acids, and provide you with carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants and calcium.  Whew! Here’s how I add this superfood to my Slimming Tea!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Chia Seeds
  • 4 Bags SlimTea, or 1 bag Organic SlimTea or 1 bag Kenyan SlimTea
  • 4 Cups Filtered Water
  • 1 Cup Blackberries, Blueberries, Rasberries, or Pomegranate Seeds

Directions:

  1. Boil Water and steep SlimTea for 5 minutes.
  2. Add chia seeds to water once you remove tea bags.
  3. Puree Berries of choice and add to chia seeds and tea.
  4. Add Berries and chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours in jar with BPA Free Lid.  You may add additional filtered water to taste.
  5. Pour delicious iced Chia Tea over ice before serving.

6.  Cucumber Mint SlimTea

Cucumber Iced Tea

Makes 6 Servings

Alongside Grapefruit and Lemons, Cucumbers are the easiest things you can add to your Slimming Tea. This tea is so delicious that my family and friends pass up beer and wine at parties to sip this summery, slenderizing, and satiating drink. Cucumbers are packed with weight loss and detoxification benefits, too! Ingredients:

  • 1 Whole Organic Cucumber
  • 6 Bags SlimTea, or 1-2 bags Organic SlimTea or 1-2 bags SlimTea Kenyan
  • 6 Fresh Organic Mint Leaves
  • 6 Cups Water

Directions:

  1. Brew SlimTea and chill for 2-3 hours
  2. Add Mint and Cucumber and allow to soak for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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7. Slimming Ginger-Grapefruit Iced Tea

Makes 4 Servings

Not only is SlimTea great for boosting metabolism and oxidizing fat, but grapefruit also contains incredibly high vitamin C, which helps you break down fats in your body.2014-06-06 12.07.28 I drink Slimming Ginger-Grapefruit Iced Tea almost every morning while I work.  It’s very refreshing and I don’t find myself craving carbs when I have the grapefruit juices in my tea vs. eating a grapefruit plain. Ingredients:

  • 4 Bags SlimTea, or 1 bag Organic SlimTea or 1 bag Kenyan SlimTea
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1 Grapefruit
  • 1 Inch Ginger, sliced

Directions:

  1. Bring Water to a boil
  2. Steep SlimTea, Ginger, and Grapefruit for 5 minutes
  3. Chill for 2-3 hours before serving

pear7.  Slimming Pear Iced Tea

Makes 4 Servings

Pears are delicious with cheese plates at parties, and that’s how I like to serve Slimming Pear Iced Tea. Sometimes when I drink hot pear iced tea, I choose to add almond or coconut milk, which is a delicious compliment to pears, too!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add pears and SlimTea to water and let steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Chill for 2-3 hours before serving.

Lemon Iced Tea

8.  Slimming “Arnold Palmer”

Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups water
  • 6 Bags SlimTea, or 1-2 bags Organic SlimTea or 1-2 bags SlimTea Kenyan
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2-3 teaspoons Stevia (to your desired sweetness)

Directions:

  1. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Turn off the heat and let the SlimTea bags steep in the hot water for about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea bags and add the fresh squeezed lemon juice.
  4. Cool in refrigerator for 2-3 hours. Then add to pitcher. Serve over ice.

Ice peach tea9.  Sweet Peach SlimTea

Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 Cups Filtered Water
  • 6 Bags SlimTea, or 1-2 bags Organic SlimTea or 1-2 bags SlimTea Kenyan
  • 2 Ripe Peaches, peeled and diced
  • Stevia, to taste

Directions:

  1. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Turn off the heat and steep the tea bags in the hot water for about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea bags and chill tea in the refrigerator 1-2 hours.
  4. Meanwhile, add the peach chunks to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  5. When the tea is chilled, add the peach puree and stevia and stir until mixed.

Serve over ice with a slice of peach or some mint as a garnish.

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10.  Smokey SlimTea Tea Bloody Mary

Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Warm, Steeped SlimTea (highly concentrated, 2 bags) or 1 bag/1-cup SlimTea Organic or 1 bag/1-cup SlimTea Kenyan
  • 1⁄2 Cup Vodka
  • 1 oz smoky vodka
  • 1 Tsp horseradish Tabasco sauce (to taste)
  • 1⁄2 Tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Cups Gluten-Free, High Fructose Corn-Syrup-Free Tomato juice
  • 1⁄4 Tsp Celery salt
  • 1⁄4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper 1 Tsp Black Pepper

*Please do not drink alcohol unless you are of legal age

Directions:

1. Place the warm cup of SlimTea in a glass jar with the vodka and steep overnight.

2. In the morning, fill a tall glass with ice cubes. Add all the ingredients and stir

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