Green Lavender Mint Tea

Green Lavender Mint Tea

This recipe offers a new way to enjoy green tea, infusing it with fresh flavour. Also try this recipe with a fine Earl Grey or other black tea.

1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried culinary lavender flowers
1/2 tsp (2 mL) green tea leaves
2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh mint leaves or 2 tsp (10 mL) dried mint
1 cup (250 mL) boiling water
Honey to taste

In a teapot, combine the lavender flowers, green tea leaves, and mint. Pour boiling water over the mixture. Steep for 10 minutes. Serve hot or chilled.

Serves 1.

source: “Tea-ming with Nutrients“, alive #297, July 2007

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