Monday, June 28, 2010

Simplici - Tea

My goal is to make the majority of our meals from scratch, using wholesome ingredients. Generally speaking, I succeed.

With some planning, it doesn't take a lot of extra time, contrary to what we've been "sold" by some convenience food makers.

Similarly, stress transformation doesn't require a great deal of time. Since you are thinking and feeling anyway, why not make time and learn to guide the way you think and feel? Brew up some fine heart-felt feelings like appreciation, care and compassion and you'll enjoy a change in stress levels.

You'll be asking for more when you notice how simple it is to feel that much better.

Speaking of seconds, here is my recipe for made-from-scratch iced tea:

1 teabag of black tea
1 teabag of fruit-flavoured herbal tea
2 pinches of loose-leaf green tea (or a green tea bag)
1 stock of mint
1 stock of lemon balm (optional)
Slices of citrus (orange, lemon, lime)
Sugar or honey to taste

1. Boil water.
2. Place the tea in a pitcher.
3. Pour water over tea. Let steep a few minute.
4. Remove tea bags.
5. Add herbs and sugar. Stir well.

3 comments:

  1. Marianna, I hope that I will get an opportunity to make some Indian Chai for you one day. You will give up tea bags for sure.

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  2. Any kind of tea is great for me. I'd love to try this out. Some of my kids prefer iced tea to coca cola.

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