Strawberry Apple Fruity Loose Tea

by on February 8, 2012

in Herbs and Teas, Homestead Hints, Recipes

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I made up a batch of this loose tea and it was a big, family hit. If you and your family love teas, be sure to try this one.

I don't have exact measurements on the apple pieces and strawberries that I started with, but I used ended up with approximately 1 quart of dried small apple pieces and probably about the same of the dried strawberry pieces. I dehydrated both of these....

After they were finished dehydrating, I added the dried apple and strawberry pieces to 1/2 pound rose hips and also 1/2 pound hibiscus flowers. I store my loose teas in gallon glass jars.

This is a delicious blend of natural and healthy ingredients. I use approximately 1/4 cup of the mixture to 1/2 gallon water. Steep it for several minutes and pour over ice to enjoy.

Until next time, Julie

Julie is Merissa's mom and she's committed to living a frugal and simple lifestyle. Julie grows her own herbs in her garden and enjoys making things at home. You can now find her home remedies and ideas here at Little House Living.

Linked to Whip It Wednesday, Newlyweds Blog and Frugally Sustainable.

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1 Tara @ Crock-Pot Ladies February 8, 2012 at 9:43 am

What a great idea! My kids would even drink this. Thanks for linking up on our Whip It Up Wednesday!

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2 Amber Helpmeet Johnson February 8, 2012 at 9:51 am

ohhh. myyyyyy!!! sooo have to make this! thanks for sharing! mmmm

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3 Stacy June 24, 2012 at 10:48 am

This sounds so good. I need to get some strawberries since they are in season right now. I can give this to the children without worry if caffiene and extra sugar.

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4 Shirley/Mum July 12, 2013 at 5:19 pm

I enjoy your site. This tea sounds great Which dehydrater did you use ??
The Peanut Cookies are quick,easy and yummy !!

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5 Merissa July 12, 2013 at 6:58 pm

This tea was made in an Excalibur Dehydrator :)

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6 Amy July 13, 2013 at 5:43 am

Awesome idea!!!! Can’t wait to try this.

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7 http://help-essay.com August 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm

This is my first Teavana tea – I love sweet berry flavors, so this was one I really wanted to try. I like my tea VERY sweet, so I put over a tablespoon of the rock sugar in the steeper, and it turned out DELICIOUS. Smooth going down, light on the palate definitely a good wind-down tea for the night.

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