Wintertime is the right time to snuggle in with some comfort beverages. These three warm drink recipes take just minutes to prepare, and will fill your home with aromatic scents as they steep. So cozy up with a good book and one of these delicious drinks – and be sure to let us know which one is your favorite!
Chai tea was handed down to us from India and Thailand. It was originally commissioned by a king over 5000 years ago, who requested that his courtiers make a healing beverage for him to savor. Modern Ayurveda practitioners still use chai tea as part of their healing medicine.
You can make a version of this popular beverage in less than 10 minutes using:
- 2 tsp. black tea
- ½ tsp. cinnamon, ground
- ¼ tsp. cardamom, ground
- ¼ tsp. cloves, ground
- ¼ tsp. black pepper, ground
Pour 2 cups of water into a saucepot. Add all the ingredients and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain into a tea cup. Serves 2-3.