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Last Updated on May 28, 2023 by Jella

Delicious and healthy iced tea recipes for summer. Refreshing no sugar vegan iced tea recipes perfect for summer parties as well as for kids & adults.

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No Sugar Iced Tea Recipes

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There is no doubt that one of the most popular summer drinks is a refreshing iced tea. Unfortunately, it’s much harder to find and even make healthy iced teas. Worry not! We put together four of our favorite iced tea recipes for summer that will tickle your tastebuds.

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You’ll find here unsweetened iced tea recipes as well as ones that are made with the healthiest sugar alternative; coconut sugar. Coconut sugar has a lower glycemic index than refined sugar and it’s much healthier especially if you buy organic.

Is iced tea good for you?

It can be if you choose to go with an iced tea recipe that’s sugar-free. No-sugar iced teas can be just as delicious and much more refreshing than sugary ones. That’s why we put together this list with some of the yummiest healthy flavored iced tea recipes you can make fast.

You’ll find here a basic iced tea recipe that’s healthy and super easy to make, peach, lemon, and mint tea iced tea recipes as well as a creamy vegan Thai Tea recipe for those who prefer sweeter teas.

How to make Iced Teas healthier?

      • Make sure you choose teas that have a low percentage or zero caffeine in them.
      • Go organic and use real fruits, plants, and flowers
      • sweeten your iced tea with fruits or coconut sugar instead of refined sugar

Healthy Matcha Iced Tea Recipe

matcha iced tea Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the matcha green tea powder with a small amount of water to make a smooth paste.
  2. Bring the remaining 4 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Once the water boils, remove it from the heat and let it cool for a minute.
  4. Pour the hot water into a pitcher or container.
  5. Add the matcha paste to the pitcher with the hot water and stir well until the matcha is fully dissolved.
  6. Let the mixture cool to room temperature.
  7. Once cooled, transfer the matcha tea to the refrigerator and chill for at least 1 hour to enhance the flavor.
  8. Add coconut milk or coconut cream.
  9. When ready to serve, fill glasses with ice cubes.
  10. Pour the chilled matcha tea over the ice cubes.
  11. Garnish with fresh lemon slices or mint leaves if desired.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder
  • 1 cup of coconut milk or coconut cream (depending on how creamy you want to make it)
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh lemon slices or mint leaves (optional, for garnish)

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Healthy Raspberry Iced Tea Recipe

raspberry iced tea Instructions:

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium-sized saucepan.
  2. Remove the saucepan from heat and add the raspberry tea bags. Let them steep for about 5-7 minutes to infuse the water with the tea flavor. Adjust the steeping time according to the instructions on the tea packaging.
  3. Once steeped, discard the tea bags and allow the tea to cool to room temperature.
  4. Transfer the cooled tea to a pitcher or container.
  5. In a blender or food processor, blend the fresh raspberries until smooth.
  6. Place a fine-mesh strainer over the pitcher or container with the tea, and pour the raspberry puree into the strainer. Use a spoon or spatula to press the puree through the strainer, extracting as much liquid as possible while leaving behind the seeds.
  7. Squeeze the juice of the limes into the pitcher with the tea and raspberry mixture. Stir well to combine.
  8. Taste the tea and adjust the lime juice or raspberry puree according to your preference for sweetness and tartness.
  9. Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the raspberry and lime tea over the ice.
  10. Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 raspberry tea bags (caffeine-free)
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Healthy Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Lemon iced tea is a classic. It’s most people’s favorite summer drink and it can be just as healthy as refreshing. Especially if you use enough real lemon in your tea since it’s filled with antioxidants, minerals, and important vitamins our body needs on a daily basis. Especially if you’re on a plant-based diet it’s important that you take vegan vitamins or go the extra mile and put together a healthy diet and vegan meal plan to make sure you take in every nutrient your body needs. healthy iced tea recipes - lemon iced tea

How to make homemade lemon iced tea?

It’s very simple and you’ll only need a few ingredients:

– 2 organic green tea bags (decaf)
– 1 thinly sliced lemon
– 4 cups of hot water
– 1 tbs organic coconut sugar (if you prefer a sweeter taste)
– a handful of crushed mint leaves
– ice Put everything in one big jar and wait for a maximum of 5 minutes. If you don’t like the bitter taste you can try to steep it for only 1 minute and go up from there to see which strength you prefer the most.

Healthy Peach Iced Tea Recipe

This peach iced tea is one of our favorites. It’s not only delicious and refreshing but healthy and helps with digestion. healthy iced tea recipes -peach iced tea

Peach Iced Tea Ingredients:

– 2 organic lemongrass tea bags
– 3 thinly sliced peach
– 2 thinly sliced ginger coin
– 4 cups of hot water
– 1 tbs organic coconut sugar (if you prefer a sweeter taste)
– a handful of crushed mint leaves (if you like)
– ice You make it as usual. Just put everything together in a big jar and steep the lemongrass tea bags with other ingredients for about 10-15 minutes.

Healthy Mint Tea Recipe

healthy mint iced tea recipe

This mint tea recipe is simple yet healthy and refreshing. Most people make the mistake of making this tea with black tea instead of mint tea bags. It’ll also make a big difference if you make it with mint tea or peppermint tea.

We prefer mint tea over peppermint but you can make it with both it really depends on your taste. It’s one of our favorite healthy iced tea recipes that’s a perfect refresher for summer parties too.

Homemade Mint tea ingredients:

– 2 organic Moroccan Mint Teabags
– 1 thinly sliced lime
– 4 cups of hot water
– 1 tbs organic coconut sugar (if you prefer a sweeter taste)
– a handful of crushed mint leaves (for extra fresh taste)
– ice Put everything in a jar and steep the mint tea bags for 5 to 10 minutes depending on how strong you like your tea.

Healthy Vegan Thai Tea Recipe

healthy vegan Thai iced tea recipe

This delicious vegan Thai tea recipe will be your new favorite if you prefer creamy and sweet teas. Unfortunately, traditional Thai tea is not the healthiest. However, you can easily use vegan and healthier substitutes to make delicious and healthy Thai tea.

It’s for sure one of our favorite healthy iced tea recipes that’s a big hit with kids and adults alike. However, you’ll have to be more careful with this tea since the original black Thai tea has caffeine in it.

Homemade Vegan Thai Iced tea ingredients:

– 2 bags of  Thai tea
– 2 cups of hot water
– 4 tbs organic coconut sugar (if you prefer a sweeter taste)
– 4 tbs condensed coconut milk
– 3 cups of coconut milk
– ice Boil the water and add the tea. Let it steep for 20-30 minutes. The longer the better. Then take out the bags or filter them with a cloth filter and add the rest of the ingredients.

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