How to Make Iced Tea and Naturally Flavored Water

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Sep. 17, 2014

Ever wonder how to make the perfect glass of iced tea? Here's an easy how-to, plus ways to naturally flavor your water and get nutrients at the same time!


For iced tea
Loose leaf tea 1 Tablespoon
Hot water 16 Ounce
Cold water 16 Ounce
Sugar/Honey To Taste
For cucumber infused water
English cucumber 1 Large , sliced
Mint leaves 100 Gram
Water 1 1/2 Gallon
Ice 1 1/2 Gallon
For water melon infused water
Water melon 1/2 , cut up
Cantaloup 1/2 , cut up
Water 3 Gallon
Ice 1 Gallon


for iced tea


1.Boil water, then let it cool down for a minute before adding it to a tea pot, along with the loose tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Strain.

2. Add cold water.


3. Serve over ice.

For cucumber infused water


1. Place cucumbers in a glass tupperware, along with mint, and fill with water. Refrigerate overnight.

2. Fill a water dispenser with ice. Pour the cucumbers, mint and water into the dispenser and fill the rest of the way with water.


3. Serve and enjoy.

For water melon infused water


1. Place watermelon slices in a large glass tupperware. Fill with water. Refrigerate overnight.

2. Fill a 3 gallon dispenser with ice, along with fruit and infused water. Fill dispenser up the remainder of the way.


3. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1424Calories from Fat 67

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 706 mg29.42%

Total Carbohydrates 357 g119%

Dietary Fiber 30 g120%

Sugars 282 g

Protein 33 g66%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet