May is finally here which means that the official start of summer is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to lighten up your diet and add in some new and refreshing recipes. From salads to smoothies and iced teas, there are plenty of healthy and refreshing options to supercharge your diet this spring and summer.
We’re sharing our top five healthy and anti-inflammatory iced tea recipes perfect for warmer weather.
5 Anti-inflammatory Tea Recipes for Warmer Weather
#1 Holy Basil & Lime Ice Tea: Make a holy basil iced tea with a splash of fresh lime juice with our Dr. Vims Holy Basil Tulsi tea. Brew a cup, and then chill until cool. Serve with ice, freshly squeezed lime juice and a drizzle of raw honey. This iced tea is the perfect way to support natural energy levels while also helping to re-center your mind on a stressful day.
#2 Hibiscus Tea: Make a delicious iced hibiscus tea with our Rosehip Hibiscus tea, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, and a drizzle of raw honey for a vitamin C and antioxidant-rich beverage this summer.
#3 Anti-inflammatory Lemonade: Skip the traditional sugary lemonade and make your own by squeezing some freshly squeezed lemon juice into a glass of filtered water, add a drizzle of pure maple syrup, and a pinch of cayenne pepper for some added heat and immune-boosting benefits. Serve over ice and enjoy.
#4 Traditional Iced Tea with Mint: Make a traditional iced tea by brewing a cup black tea and serving it over ice with some freshly squeezed lemon and some fresh mint leaves for a refreshing flavor. Sweeten with some raw honey or stevia to taste.
#5 Fruit-Infused Tea: Get creative and make a fruit-infused tea with strawberries, raspberries, or any fruit of your choice. Add sliced fruit to the bottom of an iced tea pitcher and fill with your favorite tea. Hibiscus tea is a great summertime option. Sweeten with raw honey or stevia, and for added health benefits, add a serving of one of our Magnificent Mushrooms blends!
Making your own iced tea and skipping the store-bought options comes with a ton of added health benefits. Not only do you skip out on all of the artificial and harmful ingredients, but you can add anything you want to supercharge your beverage. Get creative and make a healthy go-to iced tea recipe that you can enjoy all spring and summer long to quench your thirst and also boost your health.