Iced tea with chia seeds! Drink recipes by Nutiva - Food & Beverage Magazine

Iced tea with chia seeds! Drink recipes by Nutiva

HIGH RES Iced Tea + Lemonade with Chia SeedsNothing says summer like a glass of refreshing iced tea, Nutiva superfoods partnered with Numi Organic Tea to create these delicious recipes combining iced tea made with Numi Tea and Nutiva Chia Seeds.

Chia seeds are a rich source of protein, beneficial antioxidants, essential omega-3 fatty acids and fiber.

These super seeds are also an excellent source of essential minerals such as phosphorous, manganese, calcium, sodium and potassium.   Adding chia seeds to your favorite beverage actually helps you feel satiated and is a great way to get your nutrients throughout the day.

Iced Tea + Lemonade with Chia Seeds
Chia adds a superfood boost, while lemonade adds a light sweetness to the crisp, refreshing flavor of black tea.
Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. Nutiva Organic Black Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. water, room temperature
  • 1 Numi Organic Tea – Breakfast Blend black tea bag
  • ½ cup water, boiling
  • ½ cup lemonade
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices

Directions

  1. Add chia seeds to 2 tbsp. of room temperature water. Stir to combine, and set aside for 5 minutes, until chia softens.
  2. Meanwhile, bring ½ cup of water to boil.
  3. Steep tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes.
  4. Discard tea bag and pour tea into a tall glass. Add lemonade and chia seeds and stir to combine.
  5. Top with ice, garnish with a lemon wedge and serve.

HIGH RES Iced Green Tea with White Chia SeedsIced Green Tea with White Chia Seeds
Iced Green Tea is the perfect refreshment on a warm day. Chia seeds give your tea a superfood boost of omega-3s, protein, antioxidants and fiber.
Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. Nutiva Organic White Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. water, room temperature
  • 1 Numi Organic Tea – Jasmine Green tea bag
  • 1 cup water, boiling
  • Ice cubes
  • Sliced cucumber to garnish

Directions

  1. Add chia seeds to 2 tbsp. of room temperature water. Stir to combine, and set aside for 5 minutes, until chia softens.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 1 cup of water to boil.
  3. Steep tea bag in hot water for 3 minutes.
  4. Discard tea bag and pour tea into a tall glass. Add chia seeds and stir to combine.
  5. Top with ice, garnish with cucumber slices and serve.

Iced Mint Tea with Chia Seeds
Iced Mint Tea is refreshing and invigorating; chia seeds add omega-3s, protein, antioxidants and fiber.
Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. Nutiva Organic White Chia Seeds
  • 2 tbsp. water, room temperature
  • 1 Numi Organic Tea – Moroccan Mint teasan bag
  • 1 cup water, boiling
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves to garnish

Directions

  • Add chia seeds to 2 tbsp. of room temperature water. Stir to combine, and set aside for 5 minutes, until chia softens.
  • Meanwhile, bring 1 cup of water to boil.
  • Steep tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes.
  • Discard teasan bag and pour tea into a tall glass. Add chia seeds and stir to combine.
  • Top with ice, garnish with fresh mint and serve.  Optional: Add strawberry slices.

HIGH RES Black Iced Tea with Chia SeedsBlack Iced Tea with Chia Seeds
Serve this delightful, slightly sweet iced tea to accompany a summer luncheon. Chia seeds add nutrients and help keep you satiated and hydrated.
Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. Nutiva Organic Black Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. water, room temperature
  • 1 Numi Organic Tea – Breakfast Blend black tea bag
  • 1 cup water, boiling
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices

Directions

  1. Add chia seeds to 2 tbsp. of room temperature water. Stir to combine, and set aside for 5 minutes, until chia softens.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 1 cup of water to boil.
  3. Steep tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes.
  4. Discard tea bag and pour tea into a tall glass. Add chia seeds and stir to combine.
  5. Top with ice, garnish with a lemon wedge and serve.

About Nutiva
Nutiva is the world’s best-selling brand of organic coconut, chia, hemp & red palm superfoods. All Nutiva products are organic and non-GMO certified.  Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies for the last five years, Nutiva currently has 20,000 points of distribution throughout the US, Canada, the EU and Asia.  Nutiva is dedicated to nourishing people and planet and donates 1 percent of sales to support sustainable agriculture programs. To date, Nutiva has donated more than $2 million. Founded in 1999 by John W. Roulac, Nutiva is committed to revolutionizing the way the world eats.  For more information, please visit nutiva.com.

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