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Green Tea Mint Lemonade

Green Tea Mint Lemonade
When I asked Alex what we should say about this soothingly refreshing beverage, he responded that we should call it a “delicious summer treat.” But for Al, everything is a delicious summer treat. I might have gotten the same response if I’d inquired about beer or grilled salmon. He loves all foods and beverages Summer. Who doesn’t? Me, for one. Predictably, this Green Tea Mint Lemonade is the exception. Ingredients (serves 6-8): 1/2 cup packed fresh mint 1 cup sugar 2 cups water, divided 1 cup fresh lemon juice 8 cups iced green tea (or other iced tea) Instructions:Combine mint leaves, sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan, then bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Leave a Reply Related:  Drinks

Best Teas Ratings and Reviews | Best and Worst Products Overview Environment scores are assigned to bulk coffee and tea by combining product-level environmental indicators with company-level environmental indicators. Based on the relatively extensive product-level information available for coffee, the summary Environmental score is weighted 75% product-level and 25% company-level. The data for teas was as not as comprehensive over the product’s life cycle, so the summary Environmental score for teas is weighted 50% product-level and 50% company-level. Product-level Environment scores for this category are based on: Product type, because type determines key resource management indicators like the efficiency of flavor extraction per unit of coffee or tea and the amount of hot water heated or wasted. Social scores are assigned to bulk coffee and tea by combining product-level social indicators (weighted at 50%) with company-level social indicators (weighted at 50%). Product-level Social scores for this category are based on: Health Note

Chicken Noodle Soup - Sweet Potato Chronicles I'm a big believer in not feed­ing kids "kid food" — know what I mean? I never order from the kids' menu in restau­rants. I think a par­ent is their own worst enemy if they never allow their kid's palate to extend beyond noo­dles, cheese and ketchup (how my daughter's tastes run if left to her own devices). Why not add dijon mus­tard to the sauce? Hey, why not chilis for that mat­ter? Now, how I actu­ally behave.… yep, it's another story. pho­tos: Maya Vis­nyei It's hard on a per­son. I think the key to soup for small chil­dren is either going for some­thing smooth and creamy that will cling to the spoon, like black bean or mush­room, or if you're mak­ing a broth-y soup, make the pieces of meat and veg­etable small enough to be picked up by a small spoon. Chicken Noo­dle Soup Method In a large pot, sautee onion, gar­lic, car­rots, cel­ery, thyme and bay leaf in olive oil over medium heat until soft, about 6 minutes. Add stock and allow to boil.

Post Punk Kitchen Post Punk Kitchen recipes New to vegan baking? New to PPK? We’re here for you! May 4, 2014 Breakfast Nachos All of the brunchy utensils needed! View all recipes » Recipe Types View all» Ingredients View all» Watermelonade photo by Roland Bello yield Makes 1 gallon (serves 16) active time 30 min total time 30 min You would be hard-pressed to find something more refreshing than watermelon. Garnish: lemon slices; mint sprigs Preparation Cut watermelon flesh into 2-inch chunks and discard rind. Cooks' note: Watermelonade can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.

Chinese Tea Eggs Eggs, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee soft-boiled with some kaya toast dipped into the runny yolk. And scrambled with some herbs and melty cheese. Tea eggs are a common street snack and even sold in convenience stores in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. - 6 eggs - 2 bags of black tea - 4 star anise - 1 cinnamon stick - 1/4 cup of soy sauce Place the eggs in a pot and fill with water until just covered. Place the eggs back into the pot of water and add the tea bags, spices and soy sauce. Alternatively, you can simmer the eggs for about 2-3 hours instead of soaking them overnight. (Ru ware image from here) zp8497586rq

CHAI! Oh sweet! I'm totally going to use this, thanks. if you go to middle eastern stores, or even indian stores cardamon is waaay waaaaay cheaper. stop buying ethnic ingredients at chain grocery stores- they over charge!! same goes with pomegranate juice... or figs... or dates. I love it when your comics take a turn to the psychedelic side... Holy cow I'm doing this the second I get home from work. Ok, yeah, definitely making a bigger batch next time. I used to get the best Chai tea from the cafe at Borders when I worked there, for some reason I've never had better! Yeah, they had great Chai...then their cafes became Seattle's Best and the good Chai could never be had again. are you planning to publish a book of the various comic recipes you've been making? Twinings had a nice Indian Spice Chai in tea bags, which is nice. Oh wow this is the coolest recipe ever! Cardamom is a lovely, lovely spice, and makes a fabulous spiced sweetened bread. I can't WAIT to try this recipe now. try Oregon Chai.

makes » how to make a rainbow cake! Aaannnndddd, she’s back! So I did mention something about health and/or diet food in my last post, and while this recipe is the latter, it is most certainly not to be confused with the former. I posted about my rainbow cake here, and it got a lot of traffic on over to my livejournal, and everyone wanted the “recipe.” This presents me with the option to use an old Weight Watchers trick—the one-point cupcake. This cake is suitable for many occasions: A child’s birthdayYour mom’s birthdayComing out to your conservative parents If you’re a lesbian, they’ll be thrilled that you won’t be forgoing your feminine kitchen duties.If you’re the kind of gay dude who makes cakes for your parents, they were probably on to you anyway.Coming out to your conservative parents on your mother’s birthdayYour friend’s jam band CD release party . . . so I’m sure you’ll find a use for this recipe soon. And of course, you can use any white cake recipe you’d like. Okay, on with the ingredients. That’s all. Mmmmm.

Honey Broiled Grapefruit Each and every night, as I settle in for a couple hours worth of relaxation, I get a ravenous case of the munchies. I want snacks. Sweet snacks, savory snacks, frozen snacks and melt-y snacks. But recently I’ve taken control of my diet in hopes of improving the way I feel both physically and mentally. But just because I’m squashing the junk doesn’t mean for a single second my need to feed is gone. My new favorite treat is Honey Broiled Grapefruit. What you will need: fresh grapefruit local honey grapefruit spoon (optional, although it will make you feel fancy) Ok, let’s take a quick minute to discuss why local honey is the best choice. If you are a seasonal allergy sufferer, ingesting one tablespoon of local honey a day can provide much needed relief to your symptoms. *ahem* Back to our snack. The To-Do’s: Slice the grapefruit in half. You guys, this is the best way to eat a grapefruit hands down.

Brazilian Lemonade This is my most favorite drink. Ever. Maybe I’d feel differently if I drank (as in alcohol), but there is nothing I love more than a warm, breezy afternoon and a pitcher of Brazilian lemonade. I didn’t try it for a long, long time because I was very put off by putting sweetened condensed milk in with citrus fruit. It seemed very wrong. It starts off with fresh, juicy limes. You pop them in a blender with some sugar water and pulse just a few times. Pour the mixture from the blender through a strainer and into a pitcher, thus saving all of the flavorful liquid. Then the secret ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Brazilian LemonadeOur Best Bites Ingredients: 4 juicy limes (try and find ones with thin, smooth skins; they’re the juiciest and the thin skin cuts down on the chance of your drink being bitter) 1 c. sugar 6 c. cold water 6 Tbsp. sweetened condensed milk Instructions: Mix cold water and sugar very well and chill until ready to use. Place 1/2 of the limes in your blender.

Red Velvet Cake This week's red velvet cake is not the first one I've made. I've tried several recipes in the past and wanted to try a new one this week, but I knew what I was looking for and luckily found something close in the The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook (I've made a few edits of my own). 1) More cocoa powder: Some red velvet recipes called for too little cocoa powder, typically a tablespoon and even as little as a teaspoon. 2) Easy on the acid: I've made a red velvet cake in the past that just had too much acid for me, the addition of buttermilk and vinegar was a little too much. 3) Lots of red food coloring: Call me picky, but there is nothing more disappointing than cutting into a red velvet cake that isn't red. 4) Cream cheese frosting: It's my favorite so that's what I'm using. WARNING: Use an apron. Frosting: - 2 sticks of butter, softened - 1 1/2 pounds (3 packages) of cream cheese, at room temperature - 3 cups of confectioners sugar, sifted Baking the Cake Making the Cream Cheese Frosting

50 Smoothies 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 100 Calorie Snacks Non-Vegan Ingredients I have tried to be as accurate as possible while creating this list of ingredients. If you notice any mistakes or if what you are looking for is missing from this list, then please contact me. Please note that: Some substances in this list (even those marked as vegan) might have been tested on animals. Some substances in this list (even those marked as vegan) can be undesirable for use because of associated health problems. (A) = Animal ingredient (V) = Vegan ingredient (synthetic, vegetable or plant/mineral-derived) (B) = Ingredient exists in both animal and vegan versions A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y E Numbers A Acesulfame/Acesulfame Potassium/Acesulfame K/Ace K (V): an artificial sweetener. Back to Top B Baker's Yeast (V): the common name for yeast used as a leavening agent in bakery products. D Dashi (fish broth) (A): stock made from fish and seaweed. E Elastin (A): protein uniting muscle fibers in meat. O Octinoxate (V): also known as octyl methoxycinnamate.

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