Spicy Chai Tea

Here is a tea when you need a little more than the plain herbal variety…

1½ cups water
1 cinnamon stick
1 tbsp rooibos tea (optional)
3 cardamom pods
3 whole cloves
2 black peppercorns (optional)
5 slices of root ginger
Stevia/Rapidura sugar (sugar without the nutrients removed) to your liking.
1 tsp coconut oil (can be skipped but a great way of getting a good oil into you)

Method

  1. Steep cinnamon in boiling water for 2 minutes
  2. Return pan to heat and bring to boil
  3. Add tea, spices and coconut oil if you like, remove from heat
  4. Allow to steep for 3 minutes
  5. Add sweetener (not artificial)