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Spa Cuisine: Peachy Iced Green Tea Recipe

Spa Cuisine: Peachy Iced Green Tea Recipe

Drinking green tea may help you lose weight. According to clinical studies conducted by Dr. Abdul Dulloo, of the University of Geneva in Switzerland, green tea raises metabolic rates and speeds up fat oxidation. Green tea is also a great immune-enhancing health-booster and anti-cancer agent, with flavonoids and polyphenols thought to inhibit tumor formation.

So here is our easy-to-make recipe for green tea, but this one tastes so good you’ll never guess how good it is for you! A great, healthy thirst-quencher for hot summer days.


INGREDIENTS

6 green tea teabags
6 cups cold water
2 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced

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 (maple syrup, 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.

Even Easier Alternative Method: Make a pitcher of green tea and add the contents of a can of organic sliced peaches. Chill thoroughly.

Makes 6 servings.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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8:16AM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

Sounds delicious, must try it this summer.Thanks for sharing

1:32PM PDT on May 11, 2013

thank you for the recipe, always looking for a good peach iced tea recipe :)

8:40PM PDT on May 11, 2011

Thank you!

11:53AM PDT on May 11, 2011

Yummy. Am saving this. Thanks

9:36AM PDT on Jul 2, 2010

I'll give it the try, so delicious , refreshing and most important green tea so healthy!!!! do you need more for hot summer? Thanks Annie.

10:47AM PDT on Jun 20, 2010

Want to make it!!! Sounds good. I love tea. Thank you!

9:30AM PDT on Jun 18, 2010

yummy

5:30AM PDT on Jun 18, 2010

Iced green tea...sounds refreshing!

10:02AM PST on Mar 3, 2010

Sounds great, I reall love tea!

10:03AM PST on Feb 8, 2010

This sounds intriguing! Thank you.

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