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Tea in Nest Infuser

 

Despite what Kermit's song says, I find green to be one of the easiest inspirations for herbal tea blends. The leaves of so many wonderful plants are packed with flavor, nutrients, and other good-for-you constituents and the combinations are seemingly endless. Lately, I've been on a bit of a Lemongrass kick, adding the essential oil to my AromaMist diffuser for a fresh scent, and tossing the organic leaves into my cups of tea. This recipe is as aromatic as it is tasty, so make up a cup and enjoy your "greens"...

 

How to Use 8 Pesky Weeds 

Luscious Leaf Tea

1 teaspoon organic  Alfalfa Leaf

1 teaspoon organic Blackberry Leaf

1 teaspoon organic Lemongrass

1 teaspoon organic Hawthorn Leaf & Flower

1/2 teaspoon organic Spearmint Leaf

1/2 teaspoon organic Lemon Balm

pinch of organic Stevia Leaf, optional

Combine herbs in a nest, infuser, strainer, or bag and pour 1 1/2 to 2 cups boiling water over and allow to steep for 4-5 minutes. This blend will not get bitter if you allow it to steep longer and it makes a delicious iced tea as well. Add a wedge of lemon or orange if you would like a little fruity garnish. I like a little sprig of fresh spearmint or peppermint for fun. Enjoy!

The Sunday Steep - Mountain Rose Herbs

Topics: diy, lemon balm, lemongrass, recipe, All recipes, spearmint, New In The Shop, Tea Recipes

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Written by Friends on February 15, 2015