Recipe Feature: Ginger Chai with Milk

Gooood morning! Hope your Easter long weekend treated you well. Quality family time, painting Easter eggs, too much chocolate. Sound familiar? 😉

I have been pretty good with not eating too terribly this holiday, and I am hoping it stays that way. It can be hard when a holiday rolls around to attempt to eat healthy ( like Christmas? You can totally fugetaboutit -_- ) because of all the great food options that only come around once or twice a year during the holidays. However, this recipe I think you will find to be a healthy one, which can satisfy your sweet tooth craving in a pinch.

As we wrap up the month of March and say hello to April, we can start to look forward to more iced tea recipes, best enjoyed with sunny days (well…sort of if you are on the West Coast, we still get our fair amount of precipitation 🙂 ) and outdoor activities.

But alas, I am throwing your way one more hot drink recipe before we make the switch: Ginger Chai with Milk. Your spice cabinet provides a cornucopia for sprucing up your cuppa tea  as well as providing a wealth of health benefits, case in point my last recipe for Turmeric-Honey Spiced Tea.

But back to Ginger Chai with Milk! This yummy recipe will be sure to warm you up both spice wise and heat wise.

Ingredients

  • 4 tea bags of Bean Around Books & Tea’s Organic Masala Chai
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground-ginger (or 1 tsp grated fresh).
  • 1 whole cinnamon stick
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 4 cups of boiling water

Instructions

  1. Steep 4 tea bags of Bean Around Books & Tea’s Organic Masala Chai in 4 cups of boiling-hot water.
  2. Add in 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger, 1 whole cinnamon stick, 1/8th teaspoon of ground cloves & 1/4 teaspoon of allspice.
  3. Steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in 2 teaspoons of honey & top each serving with a splash of 2% milk ( frothed is extra yummy) & a dash of cinnamon.
  5. Enjoy!

This was a quick post today – but it’s been a while since we have put out a blog post and I thought well gosh darn, it’s about time we put a new one up. I think that this drink would be great to make as a substitute for the soft drinks and juices that are often consumed during holidays, or you could even try it out for your post-meal tea & coffee.

Stay tuned for further recipe features, tea culture & tea at a glance posts.

Thanks for reading!

Cheers! Lindsay 🙂

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