When the leaves start to change colors and we have to break out our winter jackets, we do everything in our power to stay warm. Our diet consists of soups, chili, and baked oatmeal. We also look forward to the hot drinks that warm us from head to toe.
Although you may be longing for a pumpkin spice latte or possibly an Irish coffee every once in a while, you know you can’t drink them every day. We came up with a list of warm, healthy drinks you can get away with enjoying regularly instead. The good news is that you don’t have to give up your favorite cup of hot cocoa or morning coffee. We selected our favorite fall beverages that will aid in digestion, add a healthy boost to your immune system, and keep you warm. Instead of waiting in line and spending extra money at Starbucks, these DIY recipes can be made in less than five minutes each.
Whether you sprinkle cinnamon on your apples or on your oatmeal, you can reap all the benefits while enjoying the delicious taste. If the cold weather has got you feeling out of sorts, sip on some warm cinnamon tea. Research shows that cinnamon can help improve everything from diabetes to multiple sclerosis.
This caffeine-free herbal tea is perfect for after dinner, when you need a little warmth before heading to bed. According to WebMD, chamomile tea has antioxidants that may help prevent complications from diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage, in addition to the growth of cancer cells.