Best Winter Tea Recipes For Tea Lovers
With the winter winds blowing outside your frosty windows, it's the perfect time for a hot cup of tea. Cozying up in a big fuzzy blanket with the person you love is a great way to spend a cold evening, and that cup of tea makes it even better. Since you'll be stuck inside more often this season, why not try out some new winter tea recipes? With the Mr. Coffee® Hot Tea Maker, brewing up a special cup of tea only takes a few moments. So grab a big blanket and your favorite mugs, then brew some of these delicious winter teas.
1. Balance Tea
This is an herbal tea meant to bring balance to your body. It's extremely soothing to drink and great for nighttime consumption, because it contains no caffeine.
- 1 part rose petals
- 1 part orange peel
- 1 part alfalfa
- 1 part yarrow
- 1 part nettle
- 1 part peppermint
- 1 part spearmint
- 1 part fennel Seed.
Combine equal parts of each ingredient in a bowl. To start, try using 1 cup of each. Put two tablespoons of the mixture into your Mr. Coffee® Hot Tea Maker along with 2 quarts of water. Press the button for herbal tea, and wait until it has finished brewing.
2. Lemon Jamboree
This tea is perfect for lemon lovers - it packs in some vitamin C and reminds you that spring is on its way!
- 2 parts lemon peel
- 3 parts lemon grass
- 1 part chamomile.
Combine the ingredients in a jar and shake well. To brew, use 1 to 2 teaspoons per cup of water.
3. The Breath Freshener
If you're having a date night at home, this super simple tea is a great way to begin the evening. It's also great for after dinner, as it freshens your breath and aids digestion.
- 1 part spearmint
- 1 part peppermint.
Use 1 to 2 teaspoons of the combination per cup of water.
4. After Dinner Tea
Another great after-meal tea, this combination of mint and licorice is great for your digestion. After you've done the dishes, stretch out on the couch with a steaming mug of hot tea.
- 2 parts spearmint
- 1/4 part licorice root.
Use 1 tablespoon of the combination per cup of water. Use the herbal tea setting of your Mr. Coffee® Hot Tea Maker.
5. Frosty Chai
If you're looking for a truly comforting flavor, look no further than this delicious, warming chai tea recipe. Unlike regular chai, this recipe contains no caffeine.
- 4 cinnamon sticks, broken into chunks
- 3 1/2 Rooibos tea
- 1 cup ginger, dried
- 5 vanilla beans, chopped
- 1/2 cup cloves, whole
- 1/4 cup nutmeg, ground.
Stir together all of the ingredients and store them in a glass jar. To brew, use 1 teaspoon per cup of water.