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ZABOKA Posts: 35
7/8/13 1:20 P

hmm i think i might plan to use herbal teabags, and tisanes. ideally, you might be able to let the bag steep in the water for a few hours, maybe overnight. sweeten as needed, but i have found that some do not need sweetening (for my taste).

Edited by: ZABOKA at: 7/8/2013 (13:21)
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7/8/13 11:51 A

True Lemon is good. They have a great raspberry lemonade flavor we all like.
I haven't checked out the lipton green tea and honey flavored packets yet.
My husband loves to make regular lipton tea (using tea pot, then adding 6 pouches) let sit in hot water for 15 min, then take bags out. Let cool, then add to a gallon jug with about 1/2 cup of sugar (if needed) and then fill the rest of the jug with cold water.

Beckie

BUNNIELIGHT Posts: 36
7/8/13 11:31 A

I've actually started getting a stomach ache anytime after I drink anything containing aspertame. Usually if I want to add flavor to my water, I use a lemon and some truvia or stevia. I've found that even the tiniest bit gives it the best flavor. If I'm running short on time, I just grab some all natural lemon juice at the store and use that. I'd much rather use lemons, but it's an option.

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7/8/13 11:14 A

Get some of those unsweetened Koolaid packets and add your own sugar or honey.

BLBST36 Posts: 351
7/8/13 11:13 A

I would love to find them because I am allergic to additives commonly found with artificial sweeteners, but the only one I found was the TrueLemon someone mentioned.

I believe Mio has artificial sweeteners in it, too.

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7/7/13 11:43 P

look for True Lemon, or can you take those little plastic lemons and limes along?

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7/7/13 10:23 P

I know Lipton makes tea packets. Also, there are those little Mio squirt bottle type things. I've never had them, so I can't really speak one way or the other for them; just that I know they exist!

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7/7/13 5:48 P

I am going on a mission trip in a week and want something sweet to put in my drink. I've seen other questions similar to this, but they have to do with adding fruit into your drink- which is a great idea, but it's hard on a mission trip. And yes, I know about Crystal Light but most of them have artificial sweeteners. I know this is hard, but does anyone have an answer? BTW- I can have caffeine. Thanks! emoticon

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