Healthier Passion-Lemonade Iced Tea

June 16, 2022

Recipe by Odaiah Leeds

Styling and photography by Chay Berger

This drink is a winner! It’s refreshing and delicious, the perfect addition to your summer barbecue.

I like to premake my iced tea and refrigerate it so it gets a deeper flavor, though it can also be enjoyed immediately after prepping.

Note: Make sure that you get either the box of Tazo Iced Passion Tea or Tazo Tea Bags rather than any of the other versions on the market that are filled with sugar. I found mine locally at the Target in Brick.

Yield: 1 large pitcher


1 Tazo Iced Passion tea bag or 5 regular tea bags

32 oz. boiling water

½ cup pure maple syrup

Juice of 3 lemons

Cold water



Place tea bag(s) in a large pitcher (it should hold at least 80 oz.). Pour in boiling water and allow tea to steep for 5 minutes.

Add maple syrup and lemon juice and stir.

Fill the remainder of the pitcher with cold water and ice.

Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for later.