The truth is there are things that just go together like peanut butter and jelly, cookies and cream and a cup of tea with a biscuit to dunk in it.
Delectable food combinations always find their way to one another. But how did they originally find their way and how did we all hear of it? Our guess is that there is some daredevil out there putting these combos together to create food nirvana.
This is why we are happy to share 7 ways you can spice up your cup of tea. Are you brace enough to give them a try? Which one will you try first.
7 Ways to Spice Up Your Morning Tea:
Add a Little Zest:
The royals in the UK are a fan of a lemon wedge in their tea. A slice of lemon can bring a refreshing zing to your cuppa but it also has numerous health benefits.
Lemon in your tea can help to detoxify your body, aid in digestion, promote good heart health and help to rejuvenate the skin.
How About Some Zing with Ginger?
While ginger tea may not be a new revelation, it smells divine and has many health benefits. Over 5,000 years ago the Chinese used it as a health tonic.
How can it help you ask?
- It’s rich in antioxidants
- Will help ease headaches and migraines
- Can better digestion
- Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and be helpful for those living with arthritis.
Perhaps Apple Cider?
While apple cider may not be for the faint hearted (you either love it or hate it) it too comes with many health benefits:
- Can help with weight loss
- Help to lower cholesterol
- Improve digestion
- Help your immune system
Feeling Festive with Cinnamon:
Cinnamon is always a great reminder of the festive season. Whether its a sprinkle of cinnamon on top of your hot chocolate or a cinnamon stick in your tea to literally bring spice into your life.
Hugging your mug of tea and breathing in the dep aroma will have you feeling calm, soothed and relaxed. Cinnamon can also help you with:
- Lowering inflammation in the body which will help arthritis
- Aid in weight loss
- Help to reduce blood sugars
- Fight off bacteria and help with your immune system
Honey Honey Honey:
In all honesty, is there anything honey can’t make better? Honey is a natural sweetener and all round cold-curing classic. Many of us in Uccello add honey to our tea and coffee. It’s delicious and it rich in antioxidants, help improve your cholesterol and has pain killing properties.
This one is for the daredevil in you. Personally, I am not a fan of this one but there are many who are. Cream is thicker than 2% and with a little honey or sugar you have yourself a treat in a cup. So go on, pop the kettle on – it’s cream and 2 sugars time.
This is a staple in my house and can come in handy when flu season tolls into town – even during the summer when my hay fever strikes. There is nothing like mint tea to clear the sinuses and make you feel like your are back to normal. Mint tea is great for:
- Relieving clogged sinuses
- Fighting bacterial infections
- Helping to better your sleep
- Freshen your breath
A few fresh mint leaves in your cup of hot water to stew them and you are ready once you drain first and enjoy.