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Iced coffee and teas that will chill you out

28 Aug
Iced coffee and teas that will chill you out
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Combine green tea, your favorite juice, and sparkling water for a refreshing take on iced tea. Nutrition Notes: Use an antioxidant-rich green tea and sweeten it with fruit juice rather than table sugar for a good source of vitamin C.

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White tea is slightly sweeter than green or black tea, either of which can be substituted to make this drink.

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Especially in early spring, frozen strawberries are a great alternative to fresh in this Strawberry Iced Tea. However, make sure you buy unsweetened berries.

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Chai is a blend of tea, milk, and spices. Chai concentrate can be found in the tea section of the grocery store.

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Liven up your outdoor entertaining — or just refresh your family’s thirst — with this simple fruit-infused tea. Orange and lemon accompany the mint that flavors this summer iced tea.

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A beguiling blend of flavors sets this ruby-hued beauty apart from traditional iced tea. This eclectic mix of teas and juice creates a uniquely refreshing cooler on hot days.

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A frosty glass of iced tea on a sultry day is one of summer’s coolest pleasures.

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Fresh herbs boost the flavor of all sorts of dishes without contributing calories or fat. In this tropical drink, fresh mint teams with peach nectar and orange juice for a refresher that’s perfect for cooling off on a sweltering summer day.

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Tea’s mellow tannins add a slightly dry taste to punch, a bit like wine but without the alcohol.

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When you make this Iced Green Tea, you’ll poke plump strawberries, quartered limes, and orange peel curls onto a long bamboo skewer to create a fruit-laced swizzle stick sure to cause a stir inside your iced tea pitcher.

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For a cool summer sipper, brew up a batch of this refreshingly fruity tea. To release the fresh mint flavor, crush leaves slightly with the back of a spoon.

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Looking for a festive nonalcoholic concoction? This party-pleasing drink can easily be doubled or tripled and served in a punch bowl.

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Freeze this slushy tea drink overnight before serving.

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Add a new flavor twist to your tea by steeping it with mint and combining it with pureed mango.

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Iceberg-like pieces of ice cream melt quickly to mellow steaming hot coffee. For kids, use hot chocolate instead of coffee.

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Serve this refreshing, low-fat Iced Espresso after brunch, lunch, or dinner in place of dessert.

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Spiked with orange liqueur, this nicely spiced brew can be served hot or cold.

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Coffee has never been so rich and refreshing! Whirled in a blender, this ice cream drink gets its fruity taste from raspberry-flavor syrup.

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In a blender combine low-fat milk, a banana, sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, coffee crystals, and vanilla, then add ice cubes and process until smooth.

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Chocolate-flavored drink mix replaces high-carb sugar syrup in this homestyle version of a coffee shop treat, Iced Mocha.

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Posted by on August 28, 2007 in Food and drink

 

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