Mate is an herbal tea that comes from the South American rain forest. It’s rich in xanthines – which fire up metabolism and speed up fat-loss. And grapefruit is full of vitamin C which can help break down fats.
1 whole grapefruit, chopped
4 tbsp loose mate tea or 12 mate bags
3 cups water
Bring the water to a boil. Turn off the heat and let the tea and grapefruit soak in the boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags or leaves, and pour the concentrated tea into a jug. Fill the rest of the jug with cool water. Put the tea in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours to chill. Then enjoy!