When the leaves are changing and the air is getting cooler, and it’s time to take out the cozy scarves and sweaters and blankets, it’s also time to refresh our roster of go-to warm and comforting drinks. We’ve all got a favorite. You might be a tea person or a coffee person, or a hot chocolate person, or someone who goes for whatever the occasion calls for. So we’ve come up with some deliciously lovely warm drinks to please every palate, and that, not coincidentally, also include one or two special ingredients that may help keep your immune system running smoothly and those nasty cold bugs at bay.
Ah, this childhood classic never gets old. But now that you’re older, it’s time for an upgrade. This article will help you learn from the gourmet experts how to make your hot chocolate all grown up. And you’re in for a really special treat with this recipe: smooth, silky, dark and luxurious, this is the real hot chocolate.
The drink that we know as chai can actually contain any number of different spices, depending on where in India it hails from. However, most of the chais that we know tend to have these main ingredients: black tea, ginger, cinnamon, Cardamom, fennel, clove and black pepper. Brewed with milk and sweetened to taste, this makes one powerfully cozy autumn beverage.
If the gentle, soothing characteristics of herbal tea are more your jam, you’ll love this. We especially recommend the Nettle Cinnamon Herbal Tea Infusion, which not only sounds delicious but is also packed with iron and vitamin C, which may help boost your immune system!
Although many say that this new trendy drink is a far cry from the authentic Indian haldi doodh, we must say that we have seen many delicious versions that would be ideal on a cool autumn day. Golden milk contains turmeric which makes it ideal for a sick day, too. Brewed with milk, honey and other delicious and nutritious add-ins like cinnamon and spicy black peppercorns, this surprising drink is a delight for cool fall or winter nights! We love this recipe.
If you want the sweet, autumnal taste of a cinnamon dolce latte in the comfort of your own home (because, who would want to drag themselves out of a cozy movie-at-home and fuzzy socks situation into the cold for a fix you can get in your own kitchen?) then we have the perfect recipe for you. This homemade cinnamon dolce latte is not only simple, but it also incorporates the benefits of cinnamon and is made with coconut sugar, which some believe may have a lower glycemic index than regular sugar and also retains some nutrients!