3 Detox Iced Teas

We don’t know about you, but sometimes in summer we’re looking for that drink that makes us feel like we’re having a cocktail, but that’s not technically a cocktail. We’re also always looking to cleanse in the warm weather, which is why these three detox iced tea recipes are the way to go for that outdoor lunch or dinner…

Sparkling Oolong Lemongrass Ginger Tea

sparkling iced tea recipe

Ingredients:

2-3 Stalks fresh Lemongrass Stalks

1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Oolong Tea Leaves

1 tablespoon Ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

4 cups Water

2 cups Sparkling Water

Directions:

Place water, lemongrass, oolong tea leaves, and ginger in a pot.  Bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and let steep for 5 minutes.  Place ice in a pitcher. Strain tea over the ice into the picture. Stir in 2 cups sparkling water. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Iced Pomegranate Green Tea

sparkling green tea recipe

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Pomegranate Seeds

1 heaping tablespoon your favorite Green Tea

4 cups Water

2 tablespoons Pomegranate Juice

Top with Sparkling Water

Mint

Directions:

Place pomegranate seeds and water in a pot. Bring to a boil, turn off the heat. Steep the green tea for 1-2 minutes. Strain tea over ice. Stir in pomegranate juice. Garnish with sprigs of mint.

Iced Lemon Chamomile Tea

lemon detox tea recipe

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Lemon Skin, peeled

1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Chamomile Tea

4 cups Water

Mint

Directions:

Place water and lemon skin, pith removed in a pot. Bring to a boil, turn off heat and add chamomile tea. Steep for 5-6 minutes. Strain over ice. Garnish with mint.

*Photographed by Alli Shepherd