Melon Mint Slimming Tea

While technically Spring is just days away, and although the weather has been anything except Spring-like, we’ve got the perfect drink to warm you up while helping to get you feeling slim for spring– Melon Mint Slimming Tea!

 

Melont Mint Hot Tea

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If you’ve been hibernating and feeling a little bit heavy and bloated, this tea is for you.  It’s packed with potassium (thanks cantaloupe and mint!) to help restore normal fluid balance and flush out bloat and it tastes great!  Drink it between meals and with your snacks for a sweet treat that will help to keep you pacified and stave off hunger and more sweet tooth cravings!  For just 21  calories a serving, you can’t go wrong! Goodbye puffiness, extra weight and bloat! Hello Skinny Jeans, short-shorts—or whatever lighter clothes you like to sport in warm weather! 🙂  Enjoy!

 

Melon Mint Slimming Tea

Serves: 8, 1 cup servings

 

Ingredients

5 bags green tea

3 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe, about half melon

2 tablespoons granulated sugar, optional

3/4  cup mint leaves

 

Directions

  1. In large pot, steep tea in 8 cups of boiling water for 4 minutes. Discard bags.
  2. While the tea is steeping, in a large saucepan, bring melon, sugar, 1 cup water and mint leaves to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until melon is broken down, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add melon and mint mixture to tea; let it cool for about 15 minutes.
  4. Strain through a cheesecloth lined sieve pressing solids so that the tea that comes through is clear.  Serve with ice or heat and serve hot!

 

Nutrition Facts: 21 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 10 mg sodium, 5 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 1 g protein

 

 

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Melon Mint Slimming Tea
 
Nutrition Facts: 21 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 10 mg sodium, 5 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 1 g protein
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 5 bags green tea
  • 3 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe, about half melon
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, optional
  • ¾  cup mint leaves
Instructions
  1. In large pot, steep tea in 8 cups of boiling water for 4 minutes. Discard bags.
  2. While the tea is steeping, in a large saucepan, bring melon, sugar, 1 cup water and mint leaves to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until melon is broken down, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add melon and mint mixture to tea; let it cool for about 15 minutes.
  4. Strain through a cheesecloth lined sieve pressing solids so that the tea that comes through is clear.  Serve with ice or heat and serve hot!

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