August 29, 2012   303 notes   
Homemade Chai Tea
Even if it takes longer to make than it does to drink, a real chai tea is like having your soul awakened from the inside. Yes, I thought of that myself. Chai tea aids digestion, is full of antioxidants, and gives you a light caffeine boost, so it is a pretty swell option for the afternoon slump (not that you get those when you eat right… but any excuse to stop for tea!)
In a big teapot, preferably in a charming pastel colour, brew for several minutes:
3 teaspoons of black tea 
1 crushed cinnamon stick
1/2 a Vanilla bean, chopped
2 slices of ginger 
1/2 a teaspoon of whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon of cardamon pods
a couple twists of cracked black pepper (No really, it helps bring out the sweetness of the spices)
Half a grated green apple
Serve with warmed milk of your choice (I find non-dairy milks like soy or almond work better), and stir in some organic honey to taste. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon for added class and flavour.

I know it takes time, but some of the best things in life just do. Just trust me on this one!

Homemade Chai Tea

Even if it takes longer to make than it does to drink, a real chai tea is like having your soul awakened from the inside. Yes, I thought of that myself. Chai tea aids digestion, is full of antioxidants, and gives you a light caffeine boost, so it is a pretty swell option for the afternoon slump (not that you get those when you eat right… but any excuse to stop for tea!)

In a big teapot, preferably in a charming pastel colour, brew for several minutes:

Serve with warmed milk of your choice (I find non-dairy milks like soy or almond work better), and stir in some organic honey to taste. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon for added class and flavour.

I know it takes time, but some of the best things in life just do. Just trust me on this one!

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