Summer Iced Tea Recipes
We’re in the thick of summertime here. And I must admit that I have a summer addiction.
I drink it by the quart in the summer. I cannot seem to get enough of it.
Sometimes I get tired of preparing it though. So recently I had the opportunity to try Pure Leaf Tea. I figured it might be a great option for me especially when I’m on the go!
Pure Leaf Iced Tea
I received three varieties of Pure Leaf Tea to try. Personally, I usually sweeten my iced tea with sucralose or a flavored syrup. One of my favorite iced tea recipes is a simple one! Pour a glass of tea with plenty of ice and add some peach flavored syrup. It is absolutely perfect on a hot summer day!
Once I had chilled all of the Pure Leaf Tea, I broke out the unsweetened and poured it into a cup. A few packets of sweetener later and I was satisfied! Although the flavor was a bit different from when I brew at home, it was still tasty and refreshing! I loved the convenience of just grabbing a bottle out of the refrigerator.
If you like things a bit fancier than I do, the Pure Leaf Facebook page has a recipe tab full of great ideas! Here is one that I want to try!
Fruit-Tea Smoothies Iced Tea Recipe
What you need:
- 16 ounces Pure Leaf Iced Tea with Lemon or Pure Leaf Unsweetened Iced Tea, chilled
- 2 cups frozen strawberries
- 1 cup fat-free vanilla ice cream
- 1 tablespoon sugar
What you do:
In blender, process all ingredients until smooth. Serve immediately in tall glasses and garnish, if desired, with fresh strawberries.
Sounds delicious, doesn’t it?
Stay Cool this Summer with Pure Leaf Tea
If you’re looking for a great drink for sitting by the pool or having friends over for a barbecue, I recommend iced tea! Yes, I’m a tea pusher! I cannot help it! Since I gave up drinking soda, iced tea has become my go-to drink. I love hot tea in the winter and iced tea in the summer!
There are so many different ways to spin it that you can drink it all summer long! You can go the classic route like me and just add a ton of ice and sweetener. Or get creative and try a fun recipe. You can even make create your own iced tea masterpieces!
Gail Simmons, judge on BRAVO’s “Top Chef” and Food & Wine magazine contributor, has an amazing recipe that I plan to try when I have some friends over in a few weeks!
Peach Ginger Fizz Iced Tea Recipe
What you need:
- 1/4 cup ginger simple syrup
- 1 cup Peach or Diet Peach Pure Leaf Tea
- Cold club soda
- Candied ginger for garnish
- Fresh peach slice for garnish
What would you add to make creative iced tea recipes with Pure Leaf Tea?
Formula Mom Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lipton Pure Leaf. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating.