For many, cooking is a fun activity that allows them to make new culinary discoveries every day. They love discovering new, original and healthy recipes. If this is your case, be aware that eating certain foods can have a direct impact on your mood, hence the importance of eating healthy! Have you ever noticed that when you eat fatty foods, you feel bloated, which makes digestion more difficult? We want to save you all of this from happening!

We are happy to share with you 8 healthy summer recipes for your next evening with friends. As a bonus, you'll be happy to know that these healthy summer recipes are all made with tea!

Healthy Summer Recipes for Your Next Evening with friends

1. Tomato Jasmine Soup

Do you wish to offer a tasty and comforting appetizer to your guests during your dinners on the terrace? Tomato and jasmine tea soup is an excellent choice! To make it, you will need tomatoes, your favourite green tea with jasmine, thyme, tabasco, truffle oil, salt and pepper. Made in only 15 minutes, its preparation will not require too much time, which will allow you to fully enjoy this meal with your family!

2. Fennel Tortilla Bowl Marinated in Green Tea and Mint

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Are you looking for a little dose of exoticism? You will be more than satisfied with this tortilla bowl of marinated fennel in green mint tea recipe. For the vinaigrette, you will need some Four O’Clock Mint green tea, grapefruit, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, tarragon, olive oil, maple syrup and a little salt and pepper. Then, to prepare your edible tortilla bowl, you will need cooked red quinoa, beets, red radishes, edamame, arugula and red cabbage. Requiring only 25 minutes of preparation, this recipe will steal the show during happy hour on your terrace!

3. Honey Chamomile Popsicle

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Source: Vanilla and Bean

A honey chamomile popsicle is the perfect refreshment for summer heatwaves. To make it, we suggest you choose the sweet chamomile herbal tea from Four O'Clock. This popsicle requires only 10 minutes of preparation, so it is ideal to prepare when you are in a hurry. This is a healthier alternative to sweet desserts you might usually tend to choose. A little plus: you can enjoy the benefits of chamomile at the same time!

4. Tea Vinaigrette for Your Summer Salads

Salads are a popular option for people looking for healthy dishes that are easy to make. For your next salad, we suggest a vinaigrette made with tea. To make it, you will need cider vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt and canola oil. We assure you that this option will be anything but boring and that your guests will ask you for your secret recipe!

5. Blueberry Green Tea Smoothie

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Source: Genius Kitchen

Made with fruit, a smoothie is a perfect beverage to sip by the poolside on a hot summer day. This versatile beverage can also be consumed in the morning to start the day off on the right foot. If you enjoy the taste of green tea, you will be happy to find it in this fruity drink. We suggest you use a delicious organic Japanese green tea to prepare it!

6. Chaï-Spiced Chicken Breasts

Chaï tea is a beverage whose reputation is well established. It was, therefore, self-evident that we offer you a recipe made from our organic and fair trade chaï black tea. This recipe for grilled chicken breasts will certainly become a winning formula your guests will love!

7. Grilled Halibut With a Green Tea Broth

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If you're looking for a meal rich in omega 3, you should opt for this recipe for grilled halibut with a green tea broth. Its broth made with cucumber and lemongrass green tea will allow you to reinvent your traditional version of grilled fish! So, are you tempted to try it?

8. English Breakfast Tea Ice Cream

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Source: Extra Crispy

In the summer, ice cream is an integral part of the most beautiful sunny days. It is no wonder, therefore, that we suggest to you a homemade ice cream recipe, made from English Breakfast Tea, a must when it comes to infusion. Requiring only 15 minutes of preparation, it is a snack which will make the happiness of your guests, it is assured! For even more flavours, we offer you to make this ice cream with the organic and fair trade Earl grey chocolate berry black tea. Rest assured, you will not be disappointed!

Finally, are you thinking of making one of these recipes? Feel free to share your final results on social media with #MOMENTFOUROCLOCK. We love discovering your creations!

Without further ado, we wish you a beautiful summer, filled with tasty meals and happy moments around tea!