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Healing Chai for Two
Never underestimate the power of a good cup of tea served at the right moment. This is an easy and delicious cold weather drink to boost your digestion and your spirits.
2 cups water
2 Tbsp grated ginger root
3 cinnamon sticks
1Tbsp whole cloves
1 Tbsp cardamom pods
1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
2 cups milk of your choice
3 Tbsp loose leaf black or decaf tea
Optional: honey, stevia or other natural sweetener
Boil water, add spices and simmer for ten minutes.
Add the milk and tea, bring it to frothy hot, remove from heat. Stir, cover and steep for 5 minutes. Strain and serve.
Sweeten to taste if desired. (Do not heat honey)
Inspired by the work of Amadea Morningstar
About the Author Briya (Rachel) Freeman is a facilitator specialized in meditation, ayurveda and modern spirituality. She is passionate about exploring the potentials of human consciousness in a way that respects, unites and transcends global culture and tradition.
Her background includes nearly 20 years practice in various disciplines of mind-body healing, yoga, and Ayurveda, and a long-term apprenticeship under the guidance of Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a female mystic and shaman of South American origin.
She is the creator of Ayurveda for Vibrant Living, a practical exploration of the fundamentals of the science of self-healing, and regularly offers courses in Ottawa, Canada and online. She can be reached at email@example.com