Elderberry-Hibiscus Iced Tea

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CategoryDiets, Yield2 Servings

Elderberries contain anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants, along with vitamins A and C, calcium, magnesium, iron, niacin, and potassium. Enjoy this potent combination of elderberry and hibiscus in a cool iced tea. The beautiful color and tangy flavor can be sipped throughout the day or served at a luncheon. Your guests will be happy to know that they’re being served a vitamin-rich and delicious tonic.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons dried hibiscus flowers
 1 tablespoon dried black elderberries (sambucus nigra)
 Pinch lavender flowers
 16 ounces boiling water
 Raw honey or sweetener of choice to taste

Instructions

1

Place hibiscus flowers, elderberries, and lavender in quart-size mason jar. Add boiling water. Cover and steep 10 to 15 minutes. Strain and allow to cool.

2

Sweeten with honey or sweetener of choice.

3

Serve cold over ice, garnished with lemon or lime slices.

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Ingredients

 2 tablespoons dried hibiscus flowers
 1 tablespoon dried black elderberries (sambucus nigra)
 Pinch lavender flowers
 16 ounces boiling water
 Raw honey or sweetener of choice to taste

Directions

1

Place hibiscus flowers, elderberries, and lavender in quart-size mason jar. Add boiling water. Cover and steep 10 to 15 minutes. Strain and allow to cool.

2

Sweeten with honey or sweetener of choice.

3

Serve cold over ice, garnished with lemon or lime slices.

Elderberry-Hibiscus Iced Tea