Feb 19, 2017

Botswanan Iced Tea

Wow, it’s been a strange year for weather.  But I wasn’t about to complain when it topped 50 in Wisconsin this week.  It almost felt like spring.  Time for a warm weather beverage–Botswanan Iced Tea!   I got my first taste of Botswanan Iced Tea at book club this month.  Our hostess had just returned from a trip to Africa where … Continue reading

Blackberry Mint Tea with Pitcher

Jun 11, 2013

Blackberry Mint Iced Tea

On my “to do” list for summer… develop a taste for iced tea. I am a long time fan of hot tea, which I started drinking in college while studying in Ireland.  When in Rome… you know. But in summer I want something refreshing.  This means cold, with volumes of liquid, lots of flavor, reasonable calories–and easy to prepare if … Continue reading

Jun 7, 2011

Low Calorie Summer Beverages: Iced Russian Tea

I have never been an iced tea lover.  Forced into trying it–through thirst or politeness–it seemed either cloyingly sweet or tongue-bitingly bitter.  But in my quest for alternatives to Diet Coke, iced teas are simply too big to ignore.  Even better, tea has been linked to a number of health benefits from delivering a healthy dose of antioxidants to possible cardiovascular … Continue reading