Holiday Warm Spiced Sangria

sangria 1I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! My mom and I wanted something festive to sip on while the family relaxed and watched The Holiday, so we tried this recipe for warm spiced sangria and just modified it a tiny bit.

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Ingredients:

2 bottles of your favorite red wine

1 cup brandy

1 bag frozen cherries

1 bag frozen peaches

1 sliced orange

1 sliced apple

3 cinnamon sticks

1 cup simple syrup

For the simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and then simmer … Read More

Creamy Turmeric Tea

turmeric tea With these chilly temperatures upon us, it can be extra hard to resist having multiple cups of coffee (I am partial to lattes!), so I wanted to create a comforting drink that had all the warming, indulgent taste of a holiday drink, but had some health benefits as well.

Turmeric tea is a fantastic way to enjoy the health benefits of turmeric, which is a spice that is incredible for your body. Turmeric is known as a “healing spice” in eastern cultures and has been used to treat ailments such as sore throats, colds, flus, stomach aches, and skin issues … Read More