February 17, 2013 by resparkleyourworld
We’ve been getting quite a few hot summer days here in Victoria and finding this minty thirst quencher couldn’t be more timely!
Not only is it super-refreshing, it’s also a supereffective belly flattener. Peppermint helps your stomach process fat. So if you’ve had one too many summer BBQ burgers & steaks, peppermint ensures high-fat foods are digested quickly and helps prevent bloat.
Your summer bodies will thank you for keeping hydrated with this easy-to-make drink.
Recipe from Health.com
- 1 cup fresh mint leaves, washed
- 3-4 green tea bags (use organic/natural)
- Honey or agave, fresh lavender leaves (optional)
Place mint leaves in a large glass or BPA-free plastic pitcher. Crush gently with clean hands. Add tea bags, and pour hot water over top, leaving a few inches of room. Cover and refrigerate for 4-6 hours. Remove tea bags; serve over ice. Add honey or agave to sweeten and a few fresh lavender leaves, if you have them on hand.