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Cool down with this Iced Strawberry Lemon Tea Recipe. It’s light and refreshing. Perfect as it is or add a shot of your favorite liquor to unwind after a stressful day at work.
We’re huge advocates of staying hydrated and sometimes we get bored of having water all the time. We don’t talk about it much, but we both love iced tea!
Lara prefers plain iced black tea or iced green tea. Whereas Faith has traveled all over the world tasting teas from a bunch of countries and enjoys a wide variety of teas.
Drinking iced tea is a great way to stay hydrated plus you’ll get some added benefits like antioxidants and polyphenols. A super common drink is iced green tea with lemon.
An easy tea recipe is to add some lemon and strawberry slices to your favorite iced tea. For this tea recipe, we brewed 2 cups of green tea. We let it cool before adding anything else.
This strawberry lemon tea would also taste good if you added ginger!
What are the benefits of drinking lemon tea?
First off by drinking lemon tea or any other tea for that matter you are getting hydrated. So many people are chronically dehydrated and they don’t even know it!
Secondly iced tea, especially green tea is packed with antioxidants which can help neutralize free radicals. Free radicals are caused when you eat things that could cause damage to your body.
Green tea is also high in polyphenols which have many health benefits such as reducing inflammation, improving insulin sensitive, protective against certain cancers, and reducing blood pressure.
What tea is best with lemon?
Green tea is best with lemon, but some people prefer to have black tea with lemon also!
Does lemon tea reduce belly fat?
Lemon tea does not reduce belly fat. You can’t spot reduce fat. Fat loss will occur where ever your body wishes to use it from first. Green tea can increase your metabolism which can help you lose belly fat though!
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How To Make Lemon Tea with Strawberries
- First brew 2 cups of your favorite green tea. Let it cool.
- Next slice up strawberries and lemon and add to cooled tea
- Add a few drops of stevia extract if you prefer it on the sweeter side
If you like this Strawberry Lemon Tea recipe, you’ll love these other low carb drink recipes.
- Bulletproof Matcha Latte
- Keto Chocolate Berry Truffle Smoothie Recipe
- Keto Vanilla Cream Bulletproof Coffee
- Low Carb Watermelon Mojitos
- Low Carb Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice Latte
- Easy Bulletproof Golden Milk Recipe
- Chicken Bulletproof Bone Broth Recipe
This Strawberry Lemon Iced Tea Recipe is great for an afternoon refresher. It pairs perfectly with these low carb snacks.
- Keto Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese Mousse
- Keto Tortilla Chips
- Low Carb Soft Pretzel Recipe (Keto Pretzel Bites)
- Salami and Cheese Pinwheels
How does lemon tea help you lose weight?
Lemon tea can help you lose weight by increasing your metabolism. Green tea contains catechins and caffeine which both have shown to promote weight loss.
Does lemon tea make you sleepy?
Lemon tea does not make you sleepy. Our iced strawberry lemon tea is made with green tea. Green tea contains caffeine. If you are sensitive to caffeine we would suggest you not consume this drink close to bed time.
What tea is good for fatty liver?
Green tea has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This is because green tea contains polyphenols that have properties that are hypolipidemic, antioxidant, thermogenic and anti-inflammatory. These properties may help reduce the progression of fatty liver disease.
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Iced Strawberry Lemon Tea Recipe
- 2 cups unsweetened green tea brewed and cooled
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 2 large strawberries thinly sliced
- 2 lemon wedges
- Liquid stevia to taste if desired
- Mix together all ingredients in 2 individual glasses.
- Taste and add stevia if desired.