Since then, tea has become one of the most consumed beverages by Brazilians, in view of its medicinal properties.
In addition to being good for the body, tea is also a tasty and versatile drink. It can be served not only hot but also cold, even without losing its benefits.
The teas are allied above all with well-being, and can be a great option for those who want to lose weight. Check out some recipes and their positive effects for the health of the body and mind, without forgetting the aesthetics.
3 cold tea recipes
1. Green tea + mint + ginger + lemon
- 6 green tea bags;
- 2 pieces of ginger;
- 1 sprig of mint;
- 2 liters of filtered water;
- Juice of 1 sifted lemon.
Start the preparation mode by peeling the gingers and breaking the root into large pieces. Then take them to a pan with water and leave on the fire for about 10 minutes. After the set time, turn off the heat and add the green tea bags and mint.
Leave the capped container until completely cool. Then strain the liquid and pour in the lemon juice. Sweeten to taste and stir. Once the drink is at room temperature, take it to the refrigerator. Wait until cold and serve.
Serves for: In addition to its anti-inflammatory powers, this tea also speeds up metabolism and helps burn fat.
2. Green tea + orange + lemon
- 3 sachets of green tea;
- 1 orange juice;
- Juice of half a lemon;
- 1 piece of ginger;
- 2 cups (of tea) of boiling water;
- 1 cup (of tea) of ice water.
In a container, place the green tea sachets, adding the boiling water and the peeled and grated ginger. Cover and leave to steep until cool. Then, remove the sachets and add the ice water, lemon and orange juice to the liquid.
If you prefer, sweeten to taste and then place in the fridge. After a few hours serve, accompanied by ice and lemon and orange slices, if desired.
Serves for: Great option for those who want to lose weight, since ginger and green tea speed up the body’s metabolism.
3. Black tea + hibiscus + lemon
- 3 black (tea) bags;
- 1 teaspoon of hibiscus flower;
- 1 liter of water;
- 1 lemon juice.
Put the water on the fire and allow it to boil, but it is not necessary to wait for the boiling process completely. Then add the black tea bags and hibiscus flowers. Cover the container and allow to infuse for up to five minutes.
After the specified time, strain the tea and mix the lemon juice. If you prefer, sweeten the drink and put it in the fridge. Remove the liquid when it is very cold and ready to be served.
Serves for: Both black tea and hibiscus have properties capable of burning body fat, aiding in the weight loss process.