CariCat's Basic Iced Tea

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 7.8
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 4.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

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Introduction

you could use plain tea bags of black tea, but generally you'll get better tasting tea from loose leaf tea... so that's what I use! you could use plain tea bags of black tea, but generally you'll get better tasting tea from loose leaf tea... so that's what I use!
Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients

    2L (8 cups) cold water
    1.5L (6 cups) boiling water
    3.5tsp loose leaf tea
    3 dropperfuls of liquid stevia
    1 cup fruit juice
    1oz lemon juice (if desired)

Tips

* change it up! try green or herbal teas and different flavours of juice.
* can use another sweetener if you dislike stevia. AVOID ASPARTAME! toxic when heated to body temperature! Remember to add calories if you use honey/sugar/agave etc
* Calorie Counts figured with 1 cup orange juice and 1 oz lemon juice


Directions

in 2 gallon jug combine cold water (or ice and water) fruit juice(s) and stevia. In another container, pour boiling water over tea leaves and let steep 5 minutes. Strain resulting hot tea into jug and chill in fridge overnight

Serving Size: makes 15 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARICAT_.

TAGS:  Snacks | Drink | Snacks Drink |

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