Green tea is a great immune-enhancing health-booster and anti-cancer agent, with flavonoids and polyphenols thought to inhibit tumor formation (just like dark chocolate!). Add peaches to make a peachy green tea drink to quench your thirst on hot summer days.
It is often said that drinking green tea can help you lose weight – although, it is also said that drinking green tea can make you fat,. Still, according to clinical studies conducted by Dr. Abdul Dulloo, of the University of Geneva in Switzerland, green tea raises metabolic rates and speeds up fat oxidation and this is how it can enhance weight loss.
Here is a easy-to-make recipe for green tea, but this one tastes peachy so good you’ll never guess how good it is for you! A great, healthy thirst-quencher for hot summer days.
6 green tea teabags
6 cups cold water
2 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced
1. Place teabags in a large teapot or pitcher.
2. Put sliced peaches in a saucepan, add cold water, and bring to a brisk boil, then pour water and peaches over teabags.
3. Steep for 6 minutes, then add monk fruit sweetened maple syrup (recommended for it’s no-carb- all natural, no bad chemical like artificial sweeteners). Allow tea to cool, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
4. Include a few peach slices in each glass and serve with a spoon, garnished with a sprig of mint, if you like.
Optional: Add more color – throw in some nicely washed, fresh blueberries!
Makes 6 servings.
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