LIFTED LEMONADE- Berry Infused Yerba Mate Lemonade

Looking for a refreshing afternoon pick me up or boost you can keep in your refrigerator?

Try a cold brewed Yerba Mate tea. The brewing process is similar to making sun tea, and the caffeine in Yerba mate will give you a nice “lifted” effect.



Cold Brewed method:

-1 part yerba mate tea

-five parts cold water

-add peppermint tea or citrus rind for extra flavor

-steep for 18-24 hours in the refrigerator

-strain and enjoy or mix with juice or lemonade

Store Refrigerated for up to 3 -4 weeks

-served cold, sometimes mixed with berries or other fruits and shaken

-a refreshing afternoon pick-me-up


-Quick hot brew method: any coffee brewing system will work, usually about the same amount by volume of yerba tea as you would use coffee.

-Raspberry– lemonade -Yerba mate :

6oz of yerba mate cold brewed tea

6oz lemonade

½ cup raspberries (fresh or frozen )

Blend in blender without ice ( creates a nice froth)

Serve over ice, enjoy and get lifted!!