10 Teas To Keep You Slim and Spirited This Holiday Season

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These teas help you forgo the calories, not the flavor
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Think you’re stuck sipping lemon, chamomile, or Earl Grey while you watch others down their third helping of eggnog? Think again. We sought out teas that incorporate or evoke the beloved flavors of the season. Many tea companies have seasonal winter brews that you can sip without missing the flavors that make the holidays great. From pumpkin to peppermint, there are almost too many to choose. 

These teas help you forgo the calories, not the flavor

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Think you’re stuck sipping lemon, chamomile, or Earl Grey while you watch others down their third helping of eggnog? Think again. We sought out teas that incorporate or evoke the beloved flavors of the season. Many tea companies have seasonal winter brews that you can sip without missing the flavors that make the holidays great. From pumpkin to peppermint, there are almost too many to choose. 

Caramel Apple Dream

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Fall’s golden fruit doesn’t lose popularity when winter sets in. Toss in a little caramel flavor (because it’s the holidays, right?) and you’ve got one delicious cup

Cranberry Vanilla Wonderland

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Just thinking about cranberry and vanilla gives anyone the warm and fuzzies. The holiday classic cranberry is well supported by vanilla in this brew

Eggnogg-n-Tea

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Nothing evokes the holidays like eggnog. It is true drink of the Christmas season. Don’t get jealous watching others partake in the ‘nog if you’re watching your weight. Instead, you can rejoice in the knowledge that this delicious tea won’t give you a belly ache, unlike the real thing. 

Ginger Snappish Herbal Tea with Lemon

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Ginger flavors are ideal for this time of year; their spiciness is perfect for warming cold and achy bones. The splash of lemon makes for a tasty, healthy combo that’s especially beneficial if you’re feeling under the weather. 

Ginger Snappish Herbal Tea with Lemon

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Picture the scene: sitting by the warm fire in a reindeer sweater and sipping a cup of gingerbread tea. Perfect. 

Peppermint Herbal Tea

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Meet your candy cane alternative, with the added bonus of no licking, biting, or sticky mess afterword. Peppermint is also a great choice when you need to settle your stomach. 

Salted Caramel Tea

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Ah, the rich, luscious flavor of salted caramel, so decadently sinful, yet healthier than the real thing. Who can resist making a cup (or two) of this for a midday pick-me-up or after-dinner treat? 

Spiced Cinnamon Chai Tea

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This cinnamon chai is the perfect brew for warming up, with a hint of cinnamon mixed in for an extra spicy kick. 

Sweet Harvest Pumpkin

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Pumpkin’s popularity still dominates during the holidays (pie, anyone?), and this tea is an excellent way to skip the slice. 

White Chocolate Peppermint Rooibos Tea

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Office tin bin of peppermint chocolate bark, be gone! This white chocolate and peppermint tea is ideal for navigating around those pesky holiday nibbles that pop up everywhere without sacrificing a flavorful treat.