Okie Sweet Tea Slush

Okie Sweet Tea Slush

blogger Amanda's OK shares a recipe for a frozen Arnold Palmer cocktail using Red Diamond Iced Tea

Completely satisfied [almost] Memorial Day Weekend! Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer time and to me, summer time means iced tea! In preparation for the lengthy weekend, I created a tasty three-ingredient cocktail slush recipe utilizing Crimson Diamond Prepared-to-Drink Iced Tea that I’ve named the “Okie Candy Tea Slush,” aka an grownup Arnold Palmer slushie. No matter your weekend holds, this drink could be the proper addition…it’s refreshing, easy and scrumptious, plus it will be straightforward to make a kid-friendly model – simply omit the alcohol!

Whereas grocery procuring, I all the time seize a gallon of Crimson Diamond Prepared-to-Drink Iced Tea to maintain available; it’s made with easy, actual components and it all the time hits the spot. My go-to afternoon pick-me-up is their Sugar-Free Candy Tea as a result of it tastes nice whereas being guilt free and nil calorie since it’s sweetened with Splenda. Crimson Diamond additionally affords Prepared-to-Drink gallons of unsweet tea and common candy tea – each are equally as scrumptious. They’d all pair completely with a Memorial Day yard BBQ, whether or not loved straight from the gallon or made into an Okie Candy Tea Slush!

Amanda Martin of OKC blog Amanda's OK picks fresh mint to make a Memorial Day cocktail with sweet iced tea

fresh mint for Amanda Martin's Memorial Day iced tea cocktail slush

ingredients for Amanda Martin's Okie Sweet Tea Slush cocktail recipe

OKC blogger Amanda Martin makes an Okie Sweet Tea Slush for her Memorial Day BBQ

Red Diamond Sweet Tea makes a great summer cocktail!

Okie Candy Tea Slush
Elements:

  • Crimson Diamond Prepared-to-Drink Iced Tea – I used the Sugar-Free Candy Tea to maintain it low cal
  • Lemonade – I used a 15 calorie weight-reduction plan lemonade to maintain it low cal
  • Vodka – to style
  • Contemporary Mint – elective
  • Lemon Slices – for garnish


Instructions:
Combine equal components iced tea and lemonade and freeze in an ice dice tray in a single day or till strong. Utilizing a blender, mix tea/lemonade ice cubes with vodka (can add contemporary mint, if desired). Do a style take a look at and add additional [liquid] tea, lemonade or vodka as wanted to achieve desired consistency and style. Pour into glass and garnish with contemporary mint and a lemon slice. Get pleasure from and be careful for mind freezes!

blogger Amanda Martin of OKC blog Amanda's OK enjoying an Okie Sweet Tea Slush cocktail made with Red Diamond Iced Tea

Amanda Martin makes an amazing Adult Arnold Palmer Slush for Memorial Day Weekend using Red Diamond Iced Tea

Memorial Day Weekend will look slightly completely different for me this yr due to the coronavirus….no lake journey, no pool get together, and no actual “time without work” since I’m already working remotely (it’s arduous to differentiate work days from weekends as of late)….however that’s okay! It’s my hope that because the vacation is much less of a “celebration” this yr that individuals will keep in mind what Memorial Day is actually for – to honor and mourn those that died whereas serving within the U.S. Armed Forces and defending our nation.

I plan to finish the Murph Hero WOD as my approach of honoring the fallen: 1-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, 1-mile run. After Murph, C and I will likely be spending the day social distancing and having fun with our yard whereas sipping on Okie Candy Tea Slushies. Throughout this quarantine, we’ve got put SO a lot work into our little patio undertaking. We’re so happy with the way it turned out and the way far it has come since we moved into the White Home on the Prairie! I even used contemporary mint from our new herb backyard to make my Okie Candy Tea Slush. What a proud plant mother second. I’m positive there will likely be some yard BBQ motion happening this weekend, as nicely…and nothing pairs with an all-American burger fairly like Crimson Diamond Iced Tea! You should definitely seize a gallon whereas grocery procuring in your Memorial Day cookout components – you will discover Crimson Diamond merchandise in a retailer close to you by clicking right here. Since they’re made with the freshest components, they’ll be ready for you within the refrigerated part.

I’d love to listen to what your three-day weekend plans are! If you happen to strive the Okie Candy Tea Slush recipe, please let me know your ideas within the feedback beneath. Keep protected and wholesome, pals. Thanks a lot for studying. Cheers!

Thanks to Crimson Diamond for sponsoring in the present day’s publish. 
As all the time, all ideas and opinions are my very own.

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