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Natural Drinks to Keep You Warm and Healthy this Winter

By Honey Blog

As the winter months approach, there is nothing quite like a warm drink to cosy you up at the end of a long day.

But why settle for ordinary hot chocolate or tea when you can boost things up with raw honey and a few natural ingredients used for centuries. So you not only enjoy the drink but strengthen your immune system naturally.

Not only honey is a natural, healthier alternative to processed sugars full of immunity-boosting properties, but it also adds a delicious depth of flavour to your winter beverages.

In this post, we have a list of five winter warmer drinks with raw honey. From the classic Honey Lemon Ginger Tea to Honey Cinnamon Milk. So grab a mug and let’s get sipping!

Honey Lemon Ginger Tea 

This soothing infusion combines the natural sweetness of raw honey with the tangy citrus flavour of lemons and the warm spicy notes of ginger.

Whether you want to boost your immune system, ease digestion or simply unwind after a long day, this Honey Lemon Ginger tea is sure to hit the spot.

Ingredients:

  • Cup of water
  • 1 inch ginger root, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of raw honey

How to make: 

1. In a small saucepan bring water to boil

2. Add grated ginger to the saucepan and let it simmer on low heat for about 5 min.

3. Remove the saucepan from heat and strain the ginger water into a mug

4. Add fresh lemon juice and stir well.

5. Let it cool for a couple of minutes and add raw honey

6. Enjoy your honey lemon ginger tea and feel the warmth that it gives you.

Honey Turmeric Milk 

Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and helps in reducing inflammation. Combined with milk and honey makes it a creamy and delicious drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1-2 tbsp raw honey

How to make: 

1. In a saucepan heat the milk over medium-low heat and bring it to a gentle simmer.

2. Add the turmeric powder to the milk. Stir well and simmer for 3-5 minutes.

3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes.

4. Add the raw honey to the milk and stir until it’s dissolved.

5. Optional: add a pinch of black pepper to the milk. Black pepper contains piperine, which helps in the absorption of curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric.

6. Pour the honey Turmeric Milk into a mug and enjoy!

Honey Orange Tea 

Honey orange tea is a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants that boost immunity, relieve stress and help soothe sore throat.

The anti-inflammatory properties of honey and orange juice make it a perfect winter beverage that is easy to make and delicious to drink.

Ingredients:

  • tea bag or 1-2 spoons of loose-leaf black tea.
  • cup of freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • tablespoon of raw honey (or more to taste).
  • orange slices optional.

How to make: 

1. Steep the black tea in the freshly boiled water for 3-5 mins.

2. Remove the tea bag or strain the loose-leaf tea.

3. Add orange juice to the tea and stir well.

4. Add honey and stir while dissolves.

5. Garnish with orange slices.

6. Enjoy your honey orange tea!

Honey Lemon Tea 

Sometimes simplicity is the best choice. Honey lemon tea is a great home remedy that can provide numerous benefits. Combining the soothing properties of raw honey and the vitamin C-rich lemon, this tea has been used to soothe sore throats and relieve cold and flu-like symptoms.

Drinking honey lemon tea also provides antioxidants anti-inflammatory compounds and can help with weight loss. It is also a delicious and natural way to stay hydrated.

Try this quick and easy honey lemon tea.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tea bag (black tea or green tea)
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

How to make: 

1. Bring one cup of water to boil in a kettle or a small pot.

2. Remove the water from the heat and let it cool for a minute.

3. Add a tea bag to a mug and pour the hot water over it.

4. Let the tea steep for 2-3 minutes, then remove the tea bag.

5. Stir the honey and fresh lemon juice until the honey is dissolved fully.

6. Taste and adjust the sweetness or sourness based on your preferences.

7. Enjoy your honey lemon tea!

Honey Cinnamon Milk 

If you are looking for a shooting and healthy beverage that can help you stay warm and cosy during the colder months, you might try this Honey Cinnamon Milk.

It is a delicious and easy-to-prepare drink which combines the natural sweetness of raw honey with the warmth and spice of cinnamon, creating a comforting and nutritious treat that can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cup of milk
  • 2 tbsp of raw honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick or 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

How to make:

1. In a kettle or small saucepan, warm up the milk over medium heat until starts to simmer.

2. Add the cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon to the milk and stir gently.

3. Let the milk simmer on low heat for a few minutes so the cinnamon infuses the milk.

4. Remove the cinnamon stick, if you used one.

5. Add the honey to the milk and stir it until dissolves.

6. Pour the honey cinnamon milk into a cup and enjoy a delicious and comforting drink.

From the warming spices of Honey Cinnamon Milk to the immune-boosting properties of Honey Ginger Tea these natural winter drinks are not only delicious, but also packed with nutrients and health benefits that can help us stay on track. Adding raw honey not only enhances the taste, but also brings along its own set of beneficial properties depending on the type of honey. With a little self-care and mindful living, we can thrive during the winter season.