Red Cocoa Chai Tea

As winter wanes, I am running out of fresh tea blends to enjoy. Attempting to avoid eating dessert with everyone each night (even though it’s nourishing, it does have some sucanat in it usually), I wanted a hot drink that was a treat. With a background of chocolate, hint of spice, and depth of roobios, this is my new favorite after meal drink.

I use loose leaf tea and usually use approximates in regards to ratios, not actual measuring devices. Here’s the gist of it:



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Red Cocoa Chai Tea (loose leaf blend)

Add each ingredient one at a time to a quart jar:

  • 2 parts Red Roobios Tea
  • 2 parts Cacao Nibs
  • 1/2 part cloves
  • 1/2 part allspice 
  • 1/2 part dried ginger
  • 1/4 part spearmint
  • 1/4 part organic orange peels 
  • 1/4 part cinnamon chips

Cap jar, shake until mixed. Add 1-2 tsp per cup of water. Best if steeped for 5-7 minutes. Add raw honey and enjoy!

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