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Beat the heat and enjoy a summer ice tea mixer by Phoenix Healthy Food Examiner, Tiffani Maynor. Bigelow brand tea, which is family owned and operated, has been in business since 1945 (Source: BigelowTea.com).

The Bigelow family creates and manufactures more than ten different flavors of their signature tea blends for consumers internationally and nationwide.

Raspberry, Orange Spice, Earl Grey, Black Tea, Green Tea, Lemon Lift, Plantation Mint are just a few of the flavors Bigelow brand tea produces. Mix a variety of flavors together and create an array of healthy refreshing concoctions to enjoy.

Summer Ice Mixer: Raspberry Lemon Lift
6 cups of spring water
2 Bigelow Lemon Lift tea bags
1 Bigelow Red Raspberry tea bag
2 tablespoons of honey
4 lemon slices
1 teaspoon of raw organic sugar
1 cup of ice
4 quart pot

1. Fill pot with water and bring to a boil.
2. Carefully place tea bags inside of pot. Boil tea covered for approximately five minutes
3. Remove pot from heat surface, remove lid; add sugar and honey.
4. Stir the tea thoroughly and allow tea to cool and brew for an additional 20 minutes.
5. Add ice to a clean pitcher then poor in the tea.
6. Squeeze juice from lemons into the tea.
7. Gently add additional slices of lemon into the ice tea for more flavor.
8. Refrigerate tea for 30 minutes and serve.

Summer ice tea mixer: Licorice mint ice tea
6 cups of spring water
1 Bigelow Constant Comment Black Tea bag
2 Bigelow Green Tea bags
1 Bigelow Plantation Mint tea bag
1/4 cup of raw organic sugar
Mint leaves for garnish
5 cups of ice cubes
1 blender

1. Bring water to a boil.
2. Add tea bags and boil for 10 minutes.
3. Allow tea to cool and brew for additional five minutes; stir in raw sugar.
4. First poor ice into the blender then slowly add the tea.
(Note: Tea should not be hot; ensure the tea is cool before adding it to the blender).
5. Blend and chop contents until all of the ice is no longer visible. Feel free to add more ice
to create a slushy texture.
6. Pour ice tea into eight ounce glasses, garnish with spearmint or peppermint leaves.

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