Yummy Strawberry Lemonade Iced Tea

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         Strawberry season is here, it coincides with the days of summer. I just loved, how beautiful this strawberry iced tea looks. This healthy, refreshing iced tea has a nice flavor of fresh and sweet strawberries and tartness of lemon. Enjoy this cold iced tea on a summer evening , it makes you relax and feels energetic.
     
     Ingredients

         10 Strawberries
         3 Lipton Bags
         3 Cups of Water
         3 Tsp of Lemon Juice
         3-4 Tbsp of Sugar or to taste
         Ice Cubes


    Method

  • Boil 3 Cups of water in a kettle, pour this hot water to the tea pot. Put 3 tea bags to the tea pot. Cover the tea pot and leave it for 5 mins. After that remove the tea bags from the tea pots. Let it cool down for 10 mins.
  • In a blender, add strawberries, blend it to a smooth paste without adding water.
  • Strain the purred berries and discard the seeds.
  • In a pitcher,  Mix together the purred strawberries, tea, sugar and lemon juice. In this stage, you can add more water if you want.
  • Transfer this to a serving glass with ice cubes or refrigerate it for 15 mins.
  • Garnish with sliced strawberry and enjoy.



     Tips

  • Adjust the level of sweetness according to your taste.
  • You can use Stevia instead of regular white sugar.
  • If you find your ice tea is thick, make it thin by adding more water.
  • Use chilled club soda in place of water for a different taste.
  • You can add mint for a extra flavor.



   Health Benefits of Stawberries
   Source : Healthdiaries.com and Besthealthmag.ca

  • The fiber in strawberries helps to keep digestion regular and lowers the blood pressure.
  • High in anti-oxidants and excellent source of vitamin C.
  • It boosts the immunity.
  • It has anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Good for eyes and bone health.

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19 comments

  1. Amelia says:

    Hi Gayathri, your lemonade iced tea look so inviting and refreshing. I need a big glass, please. 🙂

    Lovely pictures. Well done, very impressive.

    Best regards.

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