Peach Iced Green Tea

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Have you seen all of the hype about green tea and weight loss? If not, where have you been? Green tea is a well-known superfood these days! Drinking green tea may help you lose weight. Green tea raises metabolic rates and speeds up fat oxidation, according to clinical studies conducted by Dr. Abdul Dulloo, of the University of Geneva in Switzerland, . Green tea is also a great immune-enhancing health-booster and anti-cancer agent, containing flavonoids and polyphenols which are thought to inhibit tumor formation.

Sometimes people have a hard time with the oftentimes bitter taste of green tea so here is a recipe to help balance the flavor with a sweet peaches. Mmmm, mmmm delicious and perfect for a hot summer’s day.

 

INGREDIENTS

6 green tea teabags

6 cups cold water

2 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced or a can of organic sliced peaches

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Place teabags in a large teapot or pitcher.

2. Put sliced peaches in a saucepan, add cold water, and bring to a brisk boil, then pour water and peaches over teabags.

3. Steep for 6 minutes, then add sweetener (pure maple syrup, pure honey or Succanat are recommended). Allow tea to cool, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

4. Include a few peach slices in each glass and serve with a spoon, garnished with a sprig of mint, if you like.

5. Chill.

6. Enjoy!


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