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National Iced Tea Day

With summer officially underway, the timing is perfect for National Iced Tea Day.

If your like me, you enjoy iced tea on a daily basis, whether its hot or cold outside. You might like your iced tea plain or with a bit of lemon, honey, or you may sweeten it with sugar. Iced Tea is certainly a favorite summer cooler of millions of Americans, and best of all, tea is good for your health. So, what can make iced tea even better...? Well, Iced Tea Cocktails for starters.

Here are a few recipes to enjoy on this marvelous day of iced tea goodness from the folks at Sweet Leaf Tea and Tradewinds Tea. Take a break from the heat grab an iced tea cocktail and head out to the hammock strung under a shady tree and enjoy!


Mamma Mia Sangria

Ingredients:
1 part Sweet Leaf Tea Peach Sweet Tea
1 part rum
1 bottle red table wine
1 lemon, juiced
1 part sugar
2 oranges, sliced
2 ripe peaches, cut in small pieces
2 apples, cut in small pieces

Directions:
Soak fresh fruit in tea, rum, sugar and lemon juice in the bottom of large pitcher for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Top off with red wine, stir and chill. Serve over ice.
Source: Sweet Leaf Tea

Lemon Orange Mimosa

Ingredients:
Sweet Leaf Tea Lemon & Lime Unsweet Tea
Orange Juice
Moscato

Directions:
1 .Fill a champagne flute almost halfway with the Sweet Leaf Tea Lemon & Lime Unsweet
2. Add a splash of orange juice
3. Fill the rest of the champagne flute with Pink Moscato
4. For a fun addition, add some sugar to the rim of the champagne flute and a lemon peel
Source: Sweet Leaf Tea

Iced Tea in Paradise

Ingredients:
2 cups Tradewinds Jimmy Buffett’s Island Tea Strawberry Lime
1/2 cup mango juice
2 oz. vodka

Directions:
1. Stir ingredients and chill
Source: Tradewinds (www.TradewindsTea.com)
Raspberry Tea Slushy

Ingredients:
1 cup Tradewinds Unsweet Tea with a Hint of Raspberry
1 cup of ice
¼ cup fresh raspberries
1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions:
1. Add ingredients to blender and blend until smooth
2. Serve on a hot afternoon (or a cold one, it still tastes good then, too
Source: Tradewinds (www.TradewindsTea.com)

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