Oolong has a catechin and caffeine combination that ignites your body’s fat-burning furnace, and your metabolism is raised for up to 2 hours after drinking it. The cinnamon has properties that help your body use sugar more efficiently.
4 cinnamon sticks
4 tbsp loose oolong tea or 12 oolong tea bags
3 cups water
Bring the water to a boil. Turn off the heat and let the tea and cinnamon soak in the boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags or leaves and pour the concentrated tea into a jug. Fill the rest of the jug with cool water. Put the tea in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours to chill. Then enjoy!
Oolong Lemonade Tea:
6 cups water
6 oolong tea bags
¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
2-3 teaspoons stevia (to your desired sweetness)
Bring the water to a boil. Turn off the heat and let the tea bags steep in the hot water for about 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and add the fresh squeezed lemon juice. Cool in refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
Serve over ice.
Peach Oolong Tea:
6 cups water
4 oolong tea bags
2 ripe peaches, peeled and diced
Stevia, to taste
Bring the water to a boil. Turn off the heat and steep the tea bags in the hot water for about 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and chill tea in the refrigerator 1-2 hours. Meanwhile, add the peach chunks to a food processor and blend until smooth. When the tea is chilled, add the peach puree and stevia and stir until mixed.
Serve over ice with a slice of peach or some mint as a garnish.