12 Hot Tea Recipes to Warm Your Bones

on October 15, 2015

Celebrating Everyday Life

A Cup of Warmth

Fall is here, and with it arrives beloved sweater weather. However, even the most devoted knit fanciers need a little extra warmth to guard against the chill. What better way to perk up-or calm down-while keeping cozy than to brew a steaming cup of hot tea? We've got 12 lovely tea recipes steeped with care.

Gimme Some Oven

Homemade Chai Tea

Whether you're a fan of the sweetness or the spice, this recipe won't disappoint-it's highly customizable and focuses on the creation of a chai concentrate. Refrigerate one batch for multiple servings to enjoy the comfort staple, steaming or iced, to your heart's content.

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She Wears Many Hats

Lemon Ginger Tea

While this tea's preparation steps are minimal, the benefits its ingredients promise are vast. Ginger, known for aiding in digestion, and lemon, packed with vitamin C, join forces to serve up a hot or cold dose of goodness in minutes.

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Smart Nutrition

DIY Loose Leaf Teas

If the very idea of shelling out your hard-earned cash for dried leaves makes you clutch your pocketbook protectively, this one's for you. While the concept is simple, these creative loose leaf flavor combinations-Blueberry Pecan Black Tea, Apricot Ginger Green Tea with Roasted Coconut and Caffeine-Free Cranberry Orange-will satisfy your taste buds come tea time, not to mention your budget.

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Cookie and Kate

Pumpkin Chai Latte

A strong chai tea brew and a base of unsweetened almond milk marry beautifully to create a seasonal sip that's far lighter than the ones you'll find at the coffee shop. The secret to this DIY's rich, indulgent texture? Arrowroot starch.

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I Am That Lady

Russian Tea

Cinnamon, cloves and orange mingle in this bright beverage that's a snap to whip up. An added bonus? It incorporates cinnamon candies, making it a cold-weather delight for adults and kids alike.

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Paleo Flourish

Ginger Basil Tea

All-purpose pantry superstar ginger makes an appearance in this invigorating blend, which features fresh basil you can adjust to suit your taste. While it can be brewed in a regular teapot and then strained to remove excess bits of ginger, using an infusing teapot with a built-in strainer to brew this tea is recommended.

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Honestly Yum

Moroccan Mint Tea

Brewing a genuine Moroccan tea is truly an art, and this recipe delves into the science with unparalleled expertise. From cleansing the tea to mastering the perfect pour, prepare to be guided through a process that will forever change the way you enjoy a cuppa.

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Celebrating Everyday Life

Chamomile & Lavender Tea

Feeling stressed? The flavors of chamomile and lavender are guaranteed to chase all your troubles away with this calming elixir.

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Shaken Together

Spiced Hot Apple Tea

This sweet fall drink puts a crisp, seasonal staple center stage, and adding a little honey makes a piping hot cup the perfect solution for calming a cold-weather cough.

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Mulled Apple Cider Chai

Part cider, part tea, all amazing. Don't skimp on the whole spices in this satisfying brew-the rich result makes it well worth the investment.

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Earl Gray Tea Latte

This soothing recipe, lightly sweetened and topped with a generous sprinkling of cinnamon, is best enjoyed while wrapped in a blanket of the coziest nature.

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Nourishing Simplicity

Rosy Black Tea

The very thought of sipping this elegant, floral tea envelops one in a sense of luxurious comfort. Savor the exquisite blend of flavors alone or with a drizzle of milk and raw honey.

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