Archive for the ‘Beverages’ Category

Like Olive Garden Peach Iced Tea

If you’re like me, you love the way that Olive Garden used to make their peach tea when it had big chunks of syrupy peaches in it. Mmm.. Well, here’s how to make it. Like Olive Garden Peach Iced Tea Ingredients 1 c sugar 1 c water 3 sliced peaches, skinned 6 c brewed black […]

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Limonada (Mediterranean Mint-Lemonade)

I can’t really describe this drink beyond cool in a cup. Limonada Ingredients 2c crushed ice 4 c water 1 c sugar juice of 1 large lemon 25-40 fresh mint leaves 2 large lemons or limes, seeded & chunked Directions Add all the ingredients to the pitcher of a high-quality blender. Cover and push blend […]

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Lemongrass Ginger Green Tea

Lemongrass and ginger are a wonderful cure all combo when it comes to aches, upset stomachs, and generally feeling terrible. Lemongrass Ginger Green Tea Ingredients 1 stalk lemon grass 7 slices fresh ginger 5 green tea bags ½ c sugar Directions Rinse the lemon grass thoroughly, cut into 2-inch lengths and crush it with a […]

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Golden Milk

Golden milk is widely drunk as medicine. It is an amazing anti-inflammatory medicine, as well as being a smooth, clean drink. Golden Milk Ingredients 1” knob turmeric 1 ½” knob ginger 2 tsp ghee 1 c full fat coconut milk 1 c coconut water 1 tbsp manakua honey Directions Peel both the turmeric and ginger, […]

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Ginger Bug

A fermented ginger drink that is very dear to me. It drinks like soda and is amazing with a splash of lemon or lime juice. Ginger Bug Ingredients 2 c filtered water 2 tbsp minced ginger 2 tbsp sugar Directions Set on the counter in a sealed mason jar. Every day feed it two tsp […]

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Black Apple Tea

A nice, hot, easily thrown together tea with a strong bite of apple. Black Apple Tea Ingredients ½ oz dried apples 8 oz water black tea bag milk and sugar as desired Directions Use 1/2 ounce of dried apples per 8 ounces of water and steep for 10 minutes as for hot tea. During the […]

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Chai Tea Concentrate

For the nights that you don’t have the time to brew up a fresh pot of chai tea.. Chai Tea Concentrate Ingredients 5 c water 3″ fresh ginger, sliced into coins 2 cinnamon sticks 3 star anise 1 tbsp black or pink peppercorns 60 cardamom pods 20 whole cloves 1 orange peel 1 tsp whole […]