There’s something about iced tea that so clearly signifies summer, which is why iced tea and July 4th are a match made in heaven. If you’re looking for a unique refreshment to bring to your neighborhood July 4th get together, consider our Cherry-Acai-Melon Cooler. The best part about this recipe is that it’s completely customizable: don’t like green tea? Use your favorite black or herbal. Have some berries you need to use before they go bad? Replace the cherries. The possibilities are endless.
[schema type=”recipe” name=”Cherry-Acai-Melon Cooler” author=”Lily of the Desert” pubdate=”2014-06-29″ image=”http://lilyofthedesert.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/CherryAcaiMelonCooler.jpg” prepmins=”15″ yield=”1″ ingrt_1=”Acai-Melon green tea (or tea of your preference)” ingrt_2=”½ cup puree of cherries” ingrt_3=”honey, as needed” ingrt_4=”2 ounces Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice” instructions=”Steep the tea according to instructions for your desired strength. Let cool in fridge. Meanwhile, puree fresh cherries. When tea is cool, pour over ice, add cherry puree and sweeten as needed with honey. ” ]