Blue and White Elixir

Blue and White Elixir
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We came up with this recipe to be a cooling complement to lots of outdoor activity in the middle of summer. White tea leaves are known for their delicate flavor and low caffeine content. They also retain the highest antioxidant level of all tea varieties. Everyone knows antioxidants are good for us, but few people know their special use as a powerful skin protector. The polyphenols in the tea, the anthocyanins in the blueberries, and the astaxanthin in the spirulina make for a holy trinity of super antioxidant protection so you can play in the sun without stressing the burn.

4
Servings
228
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 32  Ounces  Water
  • 1/2  Cup  Blueberries
  • 1  Teaspoon  Vanilla extract, or 1 inch vanilla bean
  • 2  Tablespoons  raw honey
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  Himalayan sea salt
  • 1  Teaspoon  Spirulina
  • 4  Teaspoons  Loose white tea

Directions

Add tea to half the water and let simmer for 5 minutes, strain into a pitcher, and place in fridge to chill.

Place other half of the water into a blender, add the remaining ingredients, and blend thoroughly.

Remove pitcher of tea from fridge and mix in the blended ingredients. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
41g
32%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
292µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
183mg
18%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
103µg
26%
Iron, Fe
14mg
78%
Magnesium, Mg
62mg
19%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
176mg
25%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
148mg
10%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
209g
8%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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