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August 18, 2019
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Refreshing tea recipes to start your day with

Tea is considered one of the most refreshing brews. It gives you the energy boost you need while adding a gusto of flavor to your day. This time, ditch the teabag and put that kettle on to get brewing with these varieties.

Recipes

White tea

Delicate white tea boosts cardiovascular health. It also has anti-aging properties and can help with weight management. Ingredients: White tea – 2 tbps Hot water

Method

Brew the water to 180 Degrees (do not over boil). Allow the leaves to steep in this for three to four minutes. Enjoy!

Hibiscus ice tea

The tea is said to boost the immune system and lower blood pressure.

Ingredients:

Hibiscus flower – 1, large

Water – 500 ml

Cinnamon stick – 1, small

Jaggery syrup – 1 tsp

Method

Take the flower and remove its stamen. Boil water, turn off the heat add the hibiscus flower and cinnamon stick to this. Cover and steep the tea for 10 minutes. Strain this into a container, add a little syrup and serve with ice. Garnish the glass with a mint leaves and a slice of lime.”

Matcha tea

Super high in antioxidants and a metabolism booster, matcha tea is making people stand up and take notice of its benefits.

Ingredients

Almond milk – ½ cup

Matcha powder – ½ tsp

Cinnamon and cardamom – a sprinkling

Method

Warm milk and add the spices to it. Make the matcha tea in a separate pan. Add the milk with spices and mix.