Are you feeling cold? Surely, with the winters here everyone loves to stay warm without using too much of the heaters and blowers. The feeling of watching the cold wind gush past your window with a cup of warm drink by your side is just amazing.
Cinnamon and ginger are known as “warming spices” and every kitchen has them. Having a drink made of them will make you feel warm, refreshed and nourished.
Easy Chai Tea
This is one of the specialties of every café. And believe me, it’s easier than you think. You can easily make it at home. All you need are some spices like cinnamon, ginger and a cup of milk. Yes! That’s it. Bring the milk to a boil and add these spices and let it simmer for a minute or two and then add the tea bag. Let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Bravo! Your chai easy is ready to drink.
Warm Mulled Cider
Yep! Here’s another drink made of the spices found easily at your kitchen counter. The main ingredient here is apple cider. Combine the apple cider, the spices, orange zest , ginger in a cup of warm water and gulp it down your throat. Believe me, it tastes divine and smells fantastic.
Vanilla Chai Lette
Start your early winter mornings with this great cup of vanilla chai lette. Its not only delicious, it is packed with proteins you need to kick start your day. You can’t ask for more when vanilla chai lette is all you need.
Believe me or not, this staple hot toddy drink is a must have treat for the bonfire night. All you need is a spoonful of honey, a small cinnamon stick and 2 cloves. Add them in a mug of your choice and add warm water. Let them dissolve for a few minutes. Lastly, add half a juice of lemon. Drink it and have fun.
Now, if you think it’s the drink made up of the remains of the rabbit, you are wrong here. Unlike the name suggests, dead rabbit is none other than Irish coffee, but with a twist. Just make a fresh cup of coffee and let it stand to cool it down. After that, stir in a teaspoon of Demerara sugar, whipped cream. For the topping adds, some shaved nutmeg. Yum! It does not only sounds heavenly, it tastes great as well.
Winters are fun, but if you are unable to enjoy because of the extreme cold weather, no worries. You got to try these awesome simple drinks to stay warm as well as hydrated in the winters. These drinks are easy to make, taste good and best of all is that you won’t gain a pound with them. Yes! You can drink hot chocolate and bla bla, but if you want to stay warm, without gaining weight, these drinks are a must in the winters.
So, make yourself a drink and sit by the side of your window and enjoy the cold weather, and yes! Have fun!
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