Yogi Tea

tea with clovesThe chai that is so popular now is a packaged variation on yogi tea, a traditional East Indian tea. Try this yummy tonic on a morning when you have some time.

One-quart pure water

16 peppercorns

12 whole cloves

6 slices of fresh ginger root

6 to 7 small sticks of cinnamon

Boil at medium heat for about 20 minutes. Then add ½ cup honey and ½ cup soy, rice or cow’s milk. Have the milk slightly warm before adding.

Variation: You can add a tea bag of black or green tea or steep a few leaves in the yogi tea if you like.

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