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Lavender Mint Tea Lemonade

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Summary

Mild in its flavor yet bold in its action, lavender is known for its calming and soothing effects. Blend the tea with a bit of lemon and you have a calming yet energizing bright and soothing tea. Enjoy it warm in your favorite mug or chilled in a cup with ice.

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Ingredients

Lavender Tea
 3 cups water
 1 ½ tbsp lavender buds
 ½ cup mint (fresh, chopped)
Lemonade
 ½ cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
 3 cups water
 mint (for garnish)

Directions

1

Boil 3 cups of water in a medium stovetop pan.

2

Add the lavender tea and mint in a tea ball or tea bag. Turn down the heat to low and let the lavender and mint steep for 10 minutes.

3

Strain the tea into a bowl or pitcher. If using tea bags, once cool, squeeze them to extract any remaining tea.

4

In the meantime, make the lemonade: In a bowl or pitcher add the water and lemon juice. Stir.

5

Add the lemon mixture and the tea into a large pitcher.

6

Add mint leaves if desired.

7

Serve warm in your favorite tea mugs.

8

If serving immediately, pour the tea in glasses over ice (optional). Garnish with mint leaves.

9

Makes approximately 40 ounces total.

Chef's Notes

Make it sweet
Stir in a tablespoon of date or maple syrup.

Add a splash of pineapple or orange juice.

Add another layer of flavor
Steep hibiscus, chamomile, or other tea of choice with the lavender and mint.

Other ways to enjoy
Add half sparkling water to the individual glasses to make a spritzer.

Add cranberry juice for a mocktail.

Pour into ice cube trays to make fun and flavorful ice cubes.

Ingredients

Lavender Tea
 3 cups water
 1 ½ tbsp lavender buds
 ½ cup mint (fresh, chopped)
Lemonade
 ½ cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
 3 cups water
 mint (for garnish)

Directions

1

Boil 3 cups of water in a medium stovetop pan.

2

Add the lavender tea and mint in a tea ball or tea bag. Turn down the heat to low and let the lavender and mint steep for 10 minutes.

3

Strain the tea into a bowl or pitcher. If using tea bags, once cool, squeeze them to extract any remaining tea.

4

In the meantime, make the lemonade: In a bowl or pitcher add the water and lemon juice. Stir.

5

Add the lemon mixture and the tea into a large pitcher.

6

Add mint leaves if desired.

7

Serve warm in your favorite tea mugs.

8

If serving immediately, pour the tea in glasses over ice (optional). Garnish with mint leaves.

9

Makes approximately 40 ounces total.

Lavender Mint Tea Lemonade