Fortify Chai Recipe

You can use your chai herbs in a wide variety of places.

    1. In soap for added smell and an appealing look
    2. Burn on incense charcoal for an exotic scent in any room
    3. Fill a jar 2/3rds of the way with the herbs either powdered or cut. Top the jar with oil, cover and let sit in a warm place for several weeks. This makes a warming massage oil!
    4. Add to bath salts! 1 cup epsom salts, 1/2 cup baking soda, 2 Tbsp Chai Spice
    5. Sprinkle a bit on cooked oatmeal and yogurt.
    6. Add several tablespoons of powdered chai spices to honey and stir until it’s a nut butter consistency. Spread it on everything!!!!
    7. Add the spice blend to spiced chocolate truffles
    8. Make chai cookies and brownies…and I’ll come over to your house!

Fortify Chai Recipe

6 tablespoons roasted dandelion root.
4 tablespoons dried cinnamon chips
2 tablespoons dried reishi mushroom pieces
2 tablespoons dried ashwagandha root
2 tablespoons dried crushed pine or fir needles
2 tablespoons dried ginger pieces
2 tablespoons whole cardamom
1 tablespoon whole cloves
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon star anise

Directions for preparation:

Remove the seeds out of the cardamom pods. Roast them along with the cinnamon chips in a hot dry pan for a short minute, always moving the pan to avoid scorching. This helps to bring out the flavors. When cool, toss the herbs together in a bowl and keep in an airtight glass jar. Fortify Chai will keep in your apothecary for up to 4 months.

To make 2 cups of Fortify Chai:

In a pot, pour in 2.5 cups of water and 2- 3 tablespoons of your chai herbs. Bring to a rolling boil and *immediately* turn down the heat to a medium simmer. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the water goes down a third. Add a cup of whole cow’s or goat’s milk, coconut cream, or nut milk of choice and heat until steamy. Strain, pour into cups, add a cinnamon stick, and enjoy with your best friend!

There you have it, a tasty and healthful treat for you and your loved ones!

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