Warming Winter Chai Tea

Perfect for those snowy holiday evenings (thanks to the use of rooibos, it is caffeine-free).

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Makes 2 cups or one small pot of tea.

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp rooibos loose-leaf tea

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 cardamon pods, lightly smashed

  • ¼  tsp fennel seeds

  • 2 star anise seeds

  • 1 thin slice of fresh peeled ginger

  • 1 clove

  1. Slowly boil the spices together in a glass pot or pan.

  2. After 5 minutes, add the rooibos tea. Boil for an additional 5 minutes.

  3. Using a small strainer, strain and pour the tea mixture into a tea pot. Add a small amount of raw, unpasteurized honey, if desired. Enjoy.