Things have been really heating up! It's time for herbal iced tea!
There a couple options for how to brew: one simple thing you can do is just make your herbal infusions with cold water - for example, add 2 tablespoons or so of dried herb to a quart jar, add cold water, and let sit for 1+ hour, or all day, straining it out as you go. Some people put it in the sun to make "sun tea."
Or, just brew hot tea as you normally would, i.e. 1-3 teaspoons per cup, steep 10-20 min, then strain and add ice. This will produce a stronger tasting iced tea.
Here are a few different recipes you could try to make one cup of tea (if making a quart, multiply everything by 4).
The tart and sour flavor of hibiscus combines well with a light mint-y spearmint and a little sweetness from stevia. Similar to our citrus bliss tea blend.
The classic chamomile combines really nicely with cinnamon for a suprisingly apple-like taste (which is why we combined them for our "apple pie tea")
The uplifting lemon balm and linden blend with a minty spearmint, sweet licorice, and come together with a surprisingly refreshing hint of ginger. Similar to our sunny day tea blend.
1/2 tsp. lemon balm
1/2 tsp. linden
1/4 tsp. spearmint
1/4 tsp. licorice
1/8 tsp. ginger
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