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Green tea chai

This morning was a slightly chilly morning so I made a cup of chai to warm me up. It’s no version of a authentic chai with green tea instead of black and honey instead of sugar. Enjoy!

½ cup water
½ cup almond milk
Honey to taste
1 green tea bag
2 green cardamom pods
2-3 whole black peppercorns
¼ tsp. fennel seeds
1 cinnamon stick
2 thin slices fresh ginger
Heat water and milk and before it comes to a boil add ginger, cardamom, peppercorns, cinnamon and fennels seeds. When the water/milk boils add tea bag. Turn off heat and let steep for 2 minutes. Strain spices and tea and add honey to your liking. 

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