During chilly winter days, this Starbucks Honey Citrus Mint Tea recipe will be your savior! This secret recipe for a copycat Starbucks medicine ball will help you fight cold and flu seasons like a pro. In these cold, infectious times, your immune system, sinuses, and taste buds will definitely thank you! Try it now!
Starbucks Medicine Ball… Almost!
It is no secret that I love Starbucks, and I also love creating copycat recipes at home! It’s always disappointing to go to your favorite restaurant only to hear them say: we are out of this, or we are missing ingredients to make what you want to order. Creating copycat recipes at home will help you solve those problems! With colder weather upon us, it is the perfect time to make this warm, healthy medicine ball at home!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Trust me, this copycat Starbucks medicine ball is the perfect hot drink to warm up in this winter and the cold and flu season.
This honey citrus mint tea is great for your immune system! Build up your defenses against the nasty colds that come with the cold winds of winter.
In addition, my medicine ball is good for your sinuses and helps with your congestion. Stuffy noses will be a thing of the past once you try this healthy citrus mint tea with a dash of honey. You can put that tissue box away now!
Moreover, the hints of mint in this hot drink are perfect for your sickness! Just a few sips will refresh you and help clear up your breathing and your head.
Also, it is more cost-efficient to make this honey citrus mint tea at home. Forget the hassle of driving to a Starbucks and paying for a drink. Now, you have this recipe to make a warm, healthy, copycat Starbucks medicine ball for a fraction of the price!
Finally, to put it simply: it tastes great! Not only will your sinuses and immune cells thank you, your taste buds will too!
Tips and Tricks
For this copycat Starbucks medicine ball recipe, you can get creative! For example, you can try using different flavored fruit teas. Find what you like best and enjoy your personalized Starbucks drink!
Also, if you don’t have peppermint extract, you can use a mint or peppermint stick and get great results!
Make sure to drink this medicine ball while it is warm to reap all the benefits, both health and taste-wise!
And for all my health-conscious Starbucks lovers, you can use sugar-free lemonade to help cut back on sugar.
Starbucks Medicine Ball FAQs
Starbucks does use peach tea and a mint tea so I highly recommend you use it for a similar taste. However, you can get as creative as you like in your tea choices!
I have tried to make peach/peppermint tea and it turned out great, so go ahead!
Yes, the homemade lemonade will be even better because it will contain less sugar.
I haven’t tried this idea, but it sounds amazing as well! Though I do recommend peach tea because it has less sugar!
What You Need For This Copycat Starbucks Medicine Ball
- Peach Tea
- Mint Tea
- Peppermint (optional)
- Cute Mug
How To Make This Amazing Citrus Tea
First of all, start by combining water and lemonade. Make sure to heat the lemonade and the water in the microwave or on the stovetop. Next, pour the hot lemonade and water in a large mug. After that, add the tea bags to the lemonade and water mixture to get the yummy tea flavor. Finally, add honey and peppermint extract if desired.
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Starbucks Honey Citrus Mint Tea
- Large Mug
- ¾ cup water
- ¾ cup lemonade
- 1` mint tea bag
- 1 peach tea bag
- 1-2 tbsp honey
- Peppermint sticks or extract optional
- Combine water and lemonade.
- Heat the lemonade and the water in the microwave or on the stovetop.
- Pour the hot lemonade and water in a large mug.
- Next, add the tea bags to the lemonade water mixture.
- Add honey and peppermint extract if desired.