Nectarine Iced Detox Tea

Refreshing, Natural & Summer in a Glass!

Summertime is for sitting on patios, soaking in the sun and visiting with friends. It is when all of the local seasonal fruits and vegetables are fresh and available for us to take full advantage of. Summer is also when a lot of us focus on our health and diet. Whether you're trying to get that bikini body, detoxing from too many margaritas or just trying to make healthier choices, this is the perfect recipe to try. It is full of nutrients and low in calories; it is an excellent alternative to sodas or cocktails. Check out the full recipe below!


Benifits of Nectarines


Nectarines are about 88% water, so they are a naturally hydrating fruit. They are very low in calories and are full of vitamins and minerals, that help support a healthy immune system. They also contain vitamin A, which is very important for the health of our skin and eyes. And like a lot of fruits and vegetables they contain fibre, which aids in digestion and helps keep you feeling full longer. Plus they are naturally sweet and taste great!


Benefits of Mint


Mint has many health benefits of its own and it is easy to incorporate into a lot of meals or recipes for added flavour. Holy basil is an ingredient in Thrive Remedies Detox Tea and is an adaptogen that is from the mint family. It contains tons of nutrients and antioxidants. Vitamin A is also found in mint which helps maintain eye, skin and teeth health. Mint can aid in relieving indigestion, upset stomach and help with bad breath, especially when it is in tea form.


Thrive Remedies Detox Tea


Thrive Remedies Detox Tea is a blend of adaptogenic herbs. They are known for their detoxifying effects on the liver, their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, as well as promoting digestion. Detox is full-bodied with notes of lemon, vanilla, and rooibos tea.


Combine nectarines, mint and Thrive Remedies Detox Tea and you've got yourself an antioxidant powerhouse! A detoxifying drink that will make you feel as good as it looks and tastes. Try this recipe with one of our other flavours, such as stress, calm, recovery or defence. There are different adaptogens in each of our remedies that provide you with fantastic health benefits.


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


Recipe:

3 fresh nectarines, sliced

3 sprigs of mint

1 cup of filtered water

1 Thrive Remedies Detox Tea

1-3 tbsp organic cane sugar, honey or maple syrup

1 cup of sparkling water


Instructions:

1. Add the nectarines to the bottom of a pitcher and muddle with a wooden spoon just enough to smash them.

2. Add the mint, water, Thrive Remedies tea and sweetener of choice. Then mix until combined.

3. Cover and place in the fridge for 6-10 hours.

4. Once done, strain the tea and discard the mint and nectarines.

5. Add 1 cup of sparkling water and serve over ice.


You can add ice if desired then garnish with fresh nectarine slices & a sprig of mint. Enjoy!


Note:

It's best to prepare and let sit in the fridge overnight so the flavours can fully develop.


Credits:

www.plentyfullme.com | Holistic Nutritionist | Michelle Garland CNP


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