How to Make the Best Cold Brew Herbal Tea

how to make the best cold brew herbal tea
Looking for healthier ways to replace sodas, fruit juices and energy drinks full of sugar? This nutritious recipe is hands down the best alternative! Whether you are an occasional tea drinker, or a regular one, you will love this refreshing and hydrating Cold Brew Herbal TeaFirst things first, it all depends on the herbs you use. Don't use tea bags with dust. Use quality loose-leaf herbs that look like a dried salad! 
greek superherbs loose leaf tea
 
By cold brewing your tea, you retain all the antioxidant properties without the additional tannins you get from hot tea. So fill a 24oz.-glass pitcher with filtered water, add 3-4 tsp of loose-leaf tea, put the lid on, give it a good shake, and soak in the fridge for 12 to 14 hours.
cold brew teaCOLD BREW HERBAL TEA

 

Strain, and cheers! It stays fresh and tastes great for days -though I am sure you are going to drink it all in one day, especially during the hot summer days!

 

COLD BREW HERBAL TEA WITH GREEK SUPERHERBSFocus Tea: Sage, Peppermint & Rosemary

It’s not bitter at all -in fact it may be a little sweet and lemony if you use specific herbs like Lemon Verbena, Sage or Greek Mountain Tea, which have an earthy, minty and citrusy taste.

 

greek mountain tea
 Greek Mountain Tea aka Ironwort from Mount Olympus, Greece.

 

Note: You can re-steep these leaves up to 3 times. Don’t just use them once and throw them away. Also, don’t throw them away at all -compost them!

 

LOOSE LEAF TEA COMPOSTING

Do you want an even simpler way to cold brew your loose-leaf tea? You will just need a French press, 24 oz. filtered water, and 3-4 tsp loose-leaf tea! Put it in the refrigerator for 12-14 hours, press down the filter and enjoy!

How to Make Cold Brew Herbal Tea

INGREDIENTS

  • 3-4 tsp loose-leaf tea 
  • 24 oz. (6 cups) filtered water

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Put 3-4 tsp loose-leaf tea in a glass pitcher
  • Pour 24 oz. filtered water (room temperature)
  • Put the lid on and shake well
  • Refrigerate. Steep 12 to 14 hours
  • Strain the loose-leaf tea
  • Enjoy with some ice (optional).

No add-ins needed. Keep it covered and refrigerated, for 2 to 3 days.

Extra Tip: Pack a bag with healthy snacks, pour your cold brew herbal tea in a thermos to keep it cold, put the leash on your dog and go for a hike! No need to stop for a coffee or juice in a plastic cup. This cold brew herbal tea will be your favorite hydrating buddy "on the go".

cold brew tea on the go

*This is my husband Michail, and our kid, Blue.

 

 Live a healthy and sustainable life! 

Cheers,

Eleftheria -founder of Greek Superherbs

 

 

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