SerendipiTea – A Recipe for a Refreshing Herbal Tea
Iced tea, hot tea…I don’t care…I love tea!! If you are looking for a delicious tea that you can serve to friends in any season, SerendipiTea is the one! Based on a Rosemary Gladstar recipe, this is a minty, refreshing tea that will keep you coming back for more!
It is a calming, uplifting blend that includes peppermint, spearmint, lemon balm, chamomile and rose petals. It also has either blue malva or blue cornflowers.
The recipe is written in parts. A part can be any measurement. If you want to make it easier, one part can equal one cup.
I use dried herbs in this recipe. Blue malva flowers are difficult to source. Blue Cornflowers are just as lovely, in my opinion and much easier to find. I buy most of my herbs here.
- 2 parts spearmint
- 1/4 part peppermint
- 1 part chamomile
- 3/4 parts lemon balm
- 3/4 parts rose petals
- 3/4 parts blue cornflowers or blue malva flowers
- Mix all herbs in a large bowl.
- To brew hot tea: Place 1 tsp tea per 1 cup boiling water.
- Let steep 5-15 minutes and strain.
- Sweeten with raw honey or stevia
- To Brew iced tea: Place 2 TBS of tea in a quart jar and cover with boiling water.
- Let steep for 15 minutes and strain.
- Sweeten with raw honey or stevia.
- Place in a large jar and add cold water and/or ice.
What’s your favorite tea blend?
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Sarah is a wife, mom of 4, farm owner, and real food blogger at Real Food Outlaws. She is also an Master Herbalist and owns 90210 Organics, an Eco-boutique and Apothecary. She holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College and is a Clinical/Functional Nutritionist and Advanced Nutrition Response Testing™ Practitioner at Natural Health Improvement Center of South Jersey and Natural Health Improvement Center of Des Moines. You can often find her barefoot in the garden (or kitchen), or rummaging through a refrigerator (not necessarily her own).