Few things can warm you up on a chilly afternoon like a mug of warm, soothing tea. When the temperature plummets, it’s important that your pantry is stocked with a selection of fall tea options. Even the most passionate tea lover can get stuck in a rut and reach for the same products time and time again. If you’re looking to spice things up or grow your tea stash so you have more options to offer guests, you’re in luck! Today’s post is all about spiced and soothing fall tea recipes, so pick one or two and try something new!
Seasonal Flavored Tea Recipes
Apple Peel and Cinnamon
If you’re looking for a truly DIY tea recipe, this apple cinnamon blend fits the bill. To brew this tea, you’ll need the clean peels for 6 apples, a cinnamon stick, and lemon and honey to taste. Add your cinnamon and apple to a small saucepan with 2 ½ cups of water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes before straining and diving into mugs. Squeeze lemon and honey in each mug to taste and enjoy this fresh, fall delight.
Looking for something to sip on while you’re digesting or preparing Thanksgiving dinner? Try this easy, cranberry tea. For this fall tea recipe you’ll need the juice of 2 lemons, 12 oz of fresh cranberries, 1 ½ cups of natural sugar, the juice of 2 large oranges, 12 whole cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks and a 3 ½ quarts of water. Add all ingredients to a pot and bring to a boil, simmering and steeping for an hour.
No fall tea post would be complete without a pumpkin spice recipe, and we’ve got you covered. For this recipe, you’ll need 2 tbsp of loose black tea, 1 ½ tbsp of pumpkin spice, 1 ½ cups of nut or dairy milk, 2 cups of water, and honey or your preferred sweetener to taste. Pour your milk and water into a sauce pan and bring to a simmer. Next add in your tea and spices while watching the pan closely to prevent it boiling over. Simmer for 5 minutes or so and then strain through a fine mesh sieve.
Fall Wellness Teas
The flavors of fall are fantastic, but only if you’re well enough to enjoy them. Fall colds and viruses can attack without warning, stealing your taste buds and zapping your energy. Prevent these symptoms by promoting a healthy immune system with fall wellness teas to get you feeling better fast.
TLC Throat & Lung Care
The TLC Throat & Lung Care soothing herbal tea from NOW Foods was designed to support the health of your immune and respiratory system with the goodness of slippery elm, elderberry, and licorice root.
Cinnamon Berry Probiotic Balance Tea
The Cinnamon Berry Probiotic Balance Tea from trusted brand Yogi Tea may help your digestive system navigate the holiday food offerings around every turn. Made from a blend of a probiotic, hawthorn berry, coriander, cumin and warming chai spices this tea can keep you balanced, regular and ready to party.
One of the best ways to support your immune system throughout cold and flu season is with echinacea supplements. One easy way to add more echinacea to your diet is by steeping echinacea tea, which can be done with a tea ball and sipped with honey. Try Immuni-Tea by Oregon’s Wild Harvest, which features echinacea roots.
What teas do you enjoy throughout the fall months? Share your recipes and favorite brands with us in the comments section below!
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