+ healing hot toddy

healing hot toddy

1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 1/4 teaspoon fresh turmeric, finely grated 2 small fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon raw honey 1 tablespoon organic fresh lemon juice hot water   method     Grate ginger and turmeric. Place spices and mint leaves inside a tea ball or infuser. Pour lemon juice and honey into a heat-proof cup or mug; add tea ball. Pour hot filtered… Read More

+ apple cider rooibos tea

apple cider rooibos tea

2 tablespoons loose rooibos tea 3 cinnamon sticks 12 whole cloves 1/4 teaspoon pink peppercorns 3 cups hot filtered water 1/4 cup fresh apple juice per cup method     Place rooibos tea, cinnamon sticks, cloves, peppercorns, and hot water into a french press or large heat proof glass measuring cup. Steep for 10 minutes, strain or press if using a french press. In individual… Read More

+ mulled wine

Mulled Wine

2 bottles full-bodied red wine 4 large clementines, juiced 5 small red apples, juiced 1 small pear, juiced 4 cinnamon sticks 1 tablespoon cloves 1/2 vanilla bean (optional) 3 small clementines, sliced 1/2 cup maple syrup method     Combine wine, cinnamon sticks, cloves, vanilla bean, and maple syrup in a saucepan or crock pot. (If you prefer, you can put your cloves and vanilla… Read More

+ mimosa


2 bottles champagnefresh juiced fruit(our favorites are: pineapple, grapefruit, and frozen dark sweet cherries) method    Using a juicer, juice grapefruit first, next pineapple, and then dark sweet cherries, pouring each batch of juice into its own container between juicing. Refrigerate until ready to use. In the absence of a juicer, place each fruit separately into a blender and puree. Strain through a fine… Read More