Iced Green Tea Limeade

This recipe combines the healing power of green tea with ginger, which adds just the right amount of flavor and zing to the iced tea, making it an absolutely perfect, refreshing drink for a summer day at the beach.

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  • 4 cups water
  • 4 lemon green tea bags
  • ¼ cup raw local honey, or to taste
  • 1½ Tbs. ginger juice, or to taste
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish, optional


1. Bring water to a boil and remove from heat.

2. Add tea bags and allow to steep for 10 minutes.

3. Remove tea bags and stir in honey until completely dissolved, rewarming tea slightly, if necessary.

4. Stir in lime and ginger juice.

For Full Pitcher:

1. Pour hot concentrate into a glass pitcher.

2. Add 1½–2 trays of ice, stirring to combine as it melts.

3. Garnish with mint leaves, if using.

For Individual Servings:

1. Pour concentrate into a quart-sized Mason jar and store in fridge.

2. To make tea, fill a glass with ice and top with concentrate to taste.

3. Garnish with mint leaves, if using.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 80
  • Carbohydrate Content 21 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 0 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 0 mg
  • Sugar Content 17 g