Tea is for Tuesday – Weekly Recipe #10

I decided to find a tasty recipe to share that involved our signature fruit – the pomegranate! I snagged this recipe from EatingWell. Pomegranates are not only the fruit of Persephone but also hold a multitude of health benefits.  Here are just a few:

  • Fights Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Prevention
  • Slows Prostate Cancer
  • Keeps PSA Levels Stable
  • Protects the Neonatal Brain
  • Prevention of Osteoarthritis
  • Protects the Arteries
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Dental Protection

So hopefully you’ll enjoy!  Let me know what you guys think!

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup loose hibiscus tea, or 12 herbal tea bags that contain hibiscus
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice or nectar
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

 

Directions

  • Steep loose tea (or tea bags) in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Strain the tea (or remove tea bags) and pour into a large pitcher. Stir in pomegranate juice (or nectar) and cold water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Serve over ice with lemon wedges, if desired.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

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