Easy Fruit and Tea Smoothie

by Rebekahcooked up on August 18, 2011

This smoothie is inspired by an excellent margarita I had this weekend – a hibiscus tea flavored one.  As I learned on the Celestial Seasonings tour, hibiscus is one of the most-used ingredients in tea. But I picked this tea because it is specifically a hibiscus-flavored one – often in “zingers” and whatnot it can be a background player.

For two 8 oz smoothies, you will need:

–          1 cup of chopped strawberries
–          1 cup of pitted and chopped cherries (I used Ranier – sour might be a little too, well, sour)
–          1.5 cups (ish) of ice
–          ½ cup of plain yogurt
–          2 bags of Tazo Passion tea (but – you could use any tea! Pick your favorite that isn’t black.)

If there is a better, easier, sweet summer treat, I haven’t found it.


Chop up your strawberries….

Make sure you get all of the pits and stems out of your cherries…

Then cut open two bags of tea – it’s basically a premade herbal seasoning.  You can eat them, I promise.

Dump it all in the blender and mix it around a bit so the blades can get some liquid and some ice. Then take it for a spin, as AB would say.

And enjoy.

More like this: | | | | | | |

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Other snack recipes to try:

Rosemary Tomato Confit

When I have a ton of fresh tomatoes on hand, this is one of my favorite things to make.

Two fun Thanksgiving leftover ideas: Pie Milkshake and Cranberry Granola Breakfast

Happy Sunday, everyone. I don’t know about you but having a few days off has been fun, restful, full of adventure and fun projects. Not to mention spending time with close friends at our annual Friendsgiving. I actually haven’t done a ton of shopping yet – but don’t worry, I will remedy that soon. Yesterday […]

Roasted Padron Peppers

One of the things that I think I’ll miss most about going into the fall and winter season is the simplicity of summer food. I am sure there are simple winter foods as well. But right now when I can throw some adorable peppers under the broiler for five minutes, it’s hard to think about […]