pineapple mint spiked green tea

green tea recipe

You don’t need to have the flu or a cold to love this Pineapple Mint Green Tea! With a spike, it becomes your fave cocktail with benefits!

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It’s good anytime! UNspike it and have in the afternoon. Or, hey, if it’s getting near cocktail time, keep that ‘spike’ in it!

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Now this ‘drink’ can be considered a cocktail or not. It’s your choice! I love anything with pineapple juice, so when you add that to the green tea, you have more bountiful flavor, I think.

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And, you sure do know the benefits of drinking green tea. Surely you’ve read about them, but, if for some reason, you haven’t, then here you go.  Check it out

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Pineapple juice is perfect for so many things, and this cocktail certainly proves that! 

And, by the way, I have so many recipes with pineapple juice. How about in coleslaw! I’m telling you, crazy good!

green tea recipe

pineapple mint spiked green tea

Yield: Makes 2-3 mugs (6-8 oz.)


  • 3 Tbl. Fresh mint leaves, mottled and crushed + 3 stems for garnish
  • ¼ cup vodka
  • 1 lemon, divided
  • 12 oz. pineapple juice
  • 2 cups water, filtered or bottled
  • 3 green tea bags, preferably organic and a good brand
  • 3 tsp. honey


  1. Mix together in a small cup the mottled fresh mint leaves, vodka and the juice of half the lemon and set aside.
  2. Combine the pineapple juice and water and blend.
  3. Pour into three 8-10 oz. mugs. Add a green tea bag to each. Place the mugs on a microwavable plate. Cover the mugs with another microwavable plate. Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from the microwave and pour equal amounts of the mint/vodka into each much. Recover with the plate and let the liquid steep about 2 minutes.
  5. Cut a half lemon round to garnish the mug and add a stem of fresh mint. Drizzle (preferably from a honey bear plastic container) into each about a teaspoon of honey.
  6. Serve immediately.

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  1. Are you back in the States yet? Bet you’re sipping on this to re-hydrate after the long flight, with or without the spike! Was also thinking this would taste wonderful chilled (maybe served in a big pitcher with mint leaf ice cubes?) So many options. 🙂 Hope you made it back safely, xo!

    1. Miss Kimmmeee! I am back and my body is recalibrating! Twenty-three days and 18 flights halfway around the world has a way of throwing your body’s time zone outta whack! YES! Chilled would be awesome! Wanna catch up and talk soon, luv! xox

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