Most of us crave hot beverages, especially during this season. Although many of us tend to stick to our usuals like tea or coffee. There are many beverages and healthier options to choose from. These options come with many health benefits along with unique taste. Drinking tea or coffee often can lead to overconsumption of caffeine which is quite dangerous for the body. While switching our diet to the healthier option we should keep in mind to do the same with our beverages as well, and swap all the sugary beverages we consume.
Here are some healthier and more unique recipes to try out-
- Herbal Tea
You can always switch up from your regular tea to herbal teas. They are easily prepared at home and reduce the chances of overconsumption of caffeine in the system. There are different types and varieties of herbal teas available. Some of the best options you should try out are- chamomile tea, ginger tea, green tea, lemongrass, tulsi tea, and blue tea. These are good for the nerves and help you calm down and relax. They are the perfect partner for a stress-releasing day.
- Cinnamon Drink
Although cinnamon is used as a spice and flavor to your food, it can be a great beverage alternative. It is full of medicinal properties. It is known to consist of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It is highly beneficial for the heart and helps lower blood sugar levels. It can be used to make drinks both with or without milk, as per personal preference. Cinnamon is also known to be beneficial for women with PCOS or diabetic patients. Adding just a dash of honey to your cinnamon tea can enhance the taste, and you can enjoy this wonderful concoction with health benefits.
- Turmeric Tea
We have all heard of turmeric milk, but have you ever tried out turmeric tea? All of us know that turmeric is a spice that should be a part of your diet, no matter how you decide to consume it. It has many benefits, including boosting immunity, reducing inflammation, and helping with seasonal joint pains. Many complain of joint pains that come with the season. Turmeric tea is known to be great for that purpose.
- Warm spiced Coconut-Almond Milk
This recipe brings an exotic flavor to your drink. All you have to do is mix the ingredients like almond milk, turmeric powder, ginger, pure ground vanilla, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, and coconut oil in a pan and let it simmer for a while, and then enjoy this drink that helps chase away the winter chills.
Staying warm and healthy during winters is a basic necessity. Therefore, make sure to consume hot beverages and take care of yourself.