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Healthy Tea for The Cold Winter Afternoons

After a nice walk in the frosty air what could be better to warm us up? Healthy homemade tea from easily accesible ingredients straight from our kitchen.

Winter-tea-2-SunCakeMomSitting by the fireplace, listening to kids, grandparents stories or simply staying on the sofa wrapped into a cosy blanket, reading and sipping delicious tea.
Easy but priceless.
It also has a lot of health benefits. Especially this time of the year when our immune system might need a boost. It is highly recommended for any member of the family regardless to age.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon Cloves
  • 4 Mint leaves
  • 4 cup / 2000ml Hot water

Hot to make:

  1. Slice and de-seed half of the orange and lemon, squeeze the other half into a cup.
  2. Chuck the cinnamon, cloves, mint, sliced orange and lemon into a big jug whilst boiling a kettle of water.
  3. When water boiled simply pour it into the jug and leave it for at least for 5 minutes before the orange and lemon juice added too. Now it’s ready to drink!

Enjoy!Winter-tea-1-SunCakeMom

Health benefits:

Orange well known for being a rich source of vitamin C, antioxidant. It helps to reduce inflammatory conditions such as rheumatic arthritis or asthma.

Lemon is a great supply of a lot of different vitamins such as C, A, B6, E and it has other nourishing elements like calcium, magnesium or folate. It helps to maintain the immune system. It balances the pH level in the body and prevents the formation of wrinkles. Also helps with digestion.

Cinnamon sticks reduce risk of heart disease, lower blood sugar level (antidiabetic), fights bacterial and fungal infection.

Cloves used for a lot of different things such as upset stomach, cough, nausea or toothache.

Mint has one of the highest antioxidants capacities of any food. Effective in relieving seasonal allergy and also anti-inflammatory.

Healthy Tea for The Cold Winter Afternoons
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
After a nice walk in the frosty air what could be better to warm us up? Healthy homemade tea from easily accesible ingredients straight from our kitchen.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Dairy free, Gluten free, Keto, Low carb recipe, Mediterranean, Paleo, Sugar free recipe
Author: Edi Baker - SunCakeMom
Ingredients
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon Cloves
  • 4 Mint leaves
  • 4 cup / 2000ml Hot water
Instructions
  1. Slice and de-seed half of the orange and lemon, squeeze the other half into a cup.
  2. Chuck the cinnamon, cloves, mint, sliced orange and lemon into a big jug whilst boiling a kettle of water.
  3. When water boiled simply pour it into the jug and leave it for at least for 5 minutes before the orange and lemon juice added too. Now it's ready to drink!
Recipe Notes

Enjoy

Edi Baker - SunCakeMom

X-gen Master of the rolling pin, mother of the ONE and a full time teacher.
Kneading out the every day life nuisances under the low humming noise of the airflow oven.


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