Basic Chai blend:1½ c cold water; One 2-inch piece cinnamon stick, broken; 2 heaping t black tea; Seed of 3 cardamom pods; One ¼-inch-thick slice fresh ginger; 3 whole cloves; 2 black peppercorns; ¼ to ½ cup milk;1 to 2 T sugar; boil water in small saucepan. Add cinnamon, cover, remove from heat; steep 2 minutes. Return pan to heat; bring to a boil. Add tea, spices, milk and sugar; cover, and remove from heat. Steep 3 minutes. Strain into warm teapot, Garnish with cinnamon sticks.
Pink Peppermint Tea Cookies yields roughly 40 cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 drop red food coloring gel 1 1/4 teaspoons peppermint extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup rice flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies 1 tablespoon very coarse red sugar* 1 cup powdered sugar for coating
Free People - Homemade Masala Chai Concentrate 12 crushed cardamom pods 5 cinnamon sticks 8 black peppercorns 10 cloves 1 medium piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 1 vanilla bean, sliced down the center 2.5 cups of water 2 star anise 1/2 tsp allspice 2 tbsp coconut sugar or honey (to taste) 1/4 tsp nutmeg 5 black tea bags Small saucepan Strainer Resealable glass jar
THM PayDay Candies *1/4 C Erythritol* 2 T butter* 1/8 tsp stevia extract* 2 T cream 1/8 tsp caramel* extract* Melt first two ingredients in a saucepan.* Add remaining ingredients,* cook until desired caramel color, stirring often.* Take off heat and add:* 2 tsp all natural peanut butter* Dash of salt* 1/2 to 3/4 C peanuts* Stir well. Shape into mounds on parchment paper. Makes 16 candies. Original recipe by Jennifer M.
Peppermint MochaCup of hot coffee 1 tsp. unsweetened whey protein powder 1 tsp. MCT Oil (watch video for explanation on this ingredient) 1 pinch of glucomannan powder 1 heaping tsp. of raw cacao or cocoa powder a few drops of peppermint extract a few drops of vanilla extract 1 tsp. of grass-fed butter (unless you have dairy issues)
Strawberry Iced Tea 2 cups whole frozen strawberries 32 fluid ounces, brewed tea, make hot then let cool 1/3 cup white sugar (amount can vary) 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 punnet of fresh strawberries mint leaves ice Serving: 5 1. Blend frozen strawberries in a food processor until smooth, then strain 2. Mix together pureed strawberries, tea, desired amount of sugar to taste, and lemon juice 3. Chill 4. Decorate and serve with a fresh strawberry (s...
Southern Strawberry Sweet Iced Tea From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish One recipe of my Southern Sweet Iced Tea, using 5 tea bags, steeped in 4 cups of hot water for 5 minutes) 1 cup of sugar or sugar substitute 2 cups of fresh whole strawberries, cleaned 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 1-1/2 lemons) Ice cubes Extra strawberries, for garnish
Healthy Chai Tea Latte Makes 1 drink 1 cup almond milk 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 Chai tea bag Combine almond milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a microwave-safe mug. Microwave for 2 minutes and place the Chai tea bag in the mug. Enjoy!
Sweet Tea Mojitos! 1 tea bag or a pinch of loose leaf tea (I used jasmine green tea; substitute your preference) 2 tbsps. of simple syrup 1/2 lime or lemon, cut in two about 8 mint leaves a splash of rum