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
209
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
5g
7%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
33g
25%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
292µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
212mg
21%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
113µg
28%
Iron, Fe
14mg
78%
Magnesium, Mg
68mg
21%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
204mg
29%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
153mg
10%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
212g
8%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%