Cherry-Lime Sencha Energy Drink Recipe

Naturally energize and invigorate with this jitter-free energy drink. Made with sencha green tea, this drink is free of added sugar to stimulate without the jitters. This energy drink contains just 4 simple ingredients and zero artificial flavors. 

Tart cherries are packed with immune-system supporting vitamin-C as well as antioxidants that help combat oxidative stress. Polyphenols in cherries help support healthy cells and a healthy anti-inflammatory response, ideal for supporting muscle recovery after a strenuous workout. 

The anti-inflammatory properties of cherries multi-task to support healthy joints. One simple way to enjoy the benefits of cherries when they aren’t in season is to sip on tart cherry juice. Look for an organic, unsweetened variety in the juice section of your supermarket. 

The MVP of this energy drink is Sencha green tea. Sencha provides a sustained, calm energy from the amino acid l-theanine. Store bought energy drinks often contain high amounts of caffeine and sugar that make you feel jittery and crash once the energy wears off. L-theanine helps the mind relax and reduce stress and anxiety providing the calm energy it’s known for. 

The crystal form of this tea blends into the cherry juice seamlessly. Green tea contains catechins, antioxidants that help support gut health and healthy digestion. This type of green tea provides more antioxidants than traditional green tea for ample immune system support. 

Fresh lime juice adds a burst of fresh citrus flavor and contains high amounts of vitamin-C. For an effervescent finish, sparkling water is added, providing the fizzy effect energy drinks are known for. 

Cherry-Lime Sencha Energy Drink Recipe

Cherry Lime Energy Drink

Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened tart cherry juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 sachet Pique Sencha Green Tea
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • Ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish
  • Fresh mint for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine tart cherry juice, lime juice, and Sencha green tea in a tall glass. Stir to dissolve green tea. Add Ice to glass and top with sparkling water, lime and fresh mint.

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Jennafer Ashley
Jenna is a Recipe Developer and Food Photographer. She is the girl behind the healthy recipes of Fresh and Fit, her recipe development company, and a website of the same name(freshandfit.org). She creates recipes for her clients which include a range of big name brands and small business owners in the food world. Her recipes suit a variety of diet lifestyles from Vegan to Paleo. Jenna’s philosophy on food is that it should be healthy, affordable and of course, delicious. When she isn’t in the kitchen, you can find her hiking with her German Shepherd or shopping the aisles of home decor stores.
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Jenna is a Recipe Developer and Food Photographer. She is the girl behind the healthy recipes of Fresh and Fit,...