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Spiked Peach Tea Cocktail

by | Oct 22, 2020 | Adaptogens, Detox, Recipes, Tea

Need a cocktail idea for the weekend? This Spiked Peach Tea Cocktail is 100% natural and loaded with benefits! It’s low in calories and refined sugar-free making it the perfect patio sipper. You can also omit the alcohol if you want to make a virgin version of this drink, or mix it up and add some other seasonal fruit to your simple syrup. See the full recipe below, then keep on reading for some health benefits of the Spiked Peach Tea Cocktail Ingredients.

Made with Thrive Remedies Detox Tea, which has tons of health benefits. It is a blend of adaptogenic herbs, known for their powerful detoxifying effects on the liver, their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, as well as promoting healthy digestion. Detox is full-bodied with notes of lemon, vanilla, and rooibos tea. It complements the peach simple syrup flavour and is a healthy additive to this cocktails.

Spiked Peach Tea Cocktail Recipe

Peach Simple Syrup

  • 1.5 cups peaches frozen or fresh (approx. 2 peaches)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water

Cocktail

  • Peach vodka
  • Thrive Remedies Tea: I used Thrive Detox Tea
  • Mint for garnish optional
  • Fresh peach slices for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Heat all ingredients in a small pot over medium heat until honey melts.
  2. Let the mixture steep for at least 20 mins. Strain the syrup from the peaches.
  3. Pour syrup in a sealed container and refrigerate up to one week. Shake before using.
  4. Fill a cup with ice, pour one-ounce peach vodka over ice, add one shot of peach simple syrup and top glass with Thrive Tea
  5. Garnish with a fresh peach slice and mint. Enjoy!

Note:

You can save the peaches and use them in yoghurt or oatmeal so there is no food waste.

Health Benefits of Peaches

  • Rich in Antioxidants, Vitamins & Minerals
  • Aid Digestion
  • Boost Immune System Function
  • Improves Skin Texture and Appearance
  • Support Heart Health
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Reduces Seasonal Allergies
  • May Regulate Blood Sugar

The peaches don’t just add to the flavour of this cocktail, they also have tons of amazing health benefits. Peaches are high in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. They can aid in digestion and boost your immune system. They have also been known to improve skin texture and appearance due to vitamin C and beta carotene in them.

Health Benefits of Honey

  • Natural Energy Booster
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Soothe Sore Throats
  • Immune System Boost
  • Rich in Antioxidants
  • Supports Heart Health
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol-Lowering
  • Promotes Wound Healing
  • Relives Coughs
  • Fights Infections
  • Improves Memory

Honey has been used in food and medicine for centuries and is a great alternative to sugar. While it does still have calories, it has tons of health benefits that sugar does not. It is a natural energy booster due to the fructose and glucose in it. Honey can help prevent fatigue when working out or provide an instant pick me up when you’re feeling a little low on energy. It gives you a more sustainable, long-lasting energy boost too since the fructose is slowly released into the bloodstream. Honey has antibacterial properties and can be used to help soothe a sore throat or cough. There are antioxidants in honey and it can help boost your immunity.

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