Herbs and Spices: 5 Must-Try Healthy Drink Recipes

What’s a better way to add flavor to your drink thank all-natural ingredients like fresh herbs and spices? This is especially helpful if you have started eating healthy. Whether you’re aiming for weight loss, a more efficient metabolism or more energy, trust that healthy herbs and spices can help you achieve your goals faster!

Herbs and Spices: 5 Must-Try Healthy Drink Recipes

Here are 5 refreshing herbs and spices drink recipes you can try at home:

1. Relaxation Potion

What you need:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh lavender leaves

Combine the water, mint leaves and lavender leaves in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and allow the mixture to simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes more. When ready, drain the tea using a strainer. Serve immediately if you want hot tea or allow to cool then serve over ice if you prefer iced tea.

2. Basil-ade

What you need:

  • 12 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Ice cubes

Mix together water, lemon juice, lime juice and white sugar in a pitcher. Stir in fresh basil leaves. Stir to blend ingredients well, cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours to overnight. Strain the lemonade and discard basil leaves. Serve over ice.

3. Minty Peachy Cooler

What you need:

  • 12 cups water
  • 4 peaches, pitted and halved
  • 2 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Ice cubes

Combine water, peaches, mint leaves, cucumbers and salt in a pitcher and stir gently to combine ingredients well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours to overnight. Serve chilled.

4. Yummy Coffee Spice

What you need:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee beans
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cloves
  • 3-inch piece cinnamon stick

Using a coffee filter set, mix together the ground coffee beans, red pepper, cloves and cinnamon into a drip coffee brewer. Pour water into the brewer’s reservoir for water then set to brew. In a medium saucepan, warm the coconut milk over medium-low heat. Add the honey then gently stir until dissolved. Stir in the coffee mixture and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.

5. The Milky Dream

What you need:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 drops vanilla extract

Warm the milk in a saucepan over medium heat for about 3 minutes or until it begins to foam. Add honey and vanilla then stir gently to combine ingredients well. Remove from heat, pour onto a mug then sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve immediately.

Whatever time of the day it is or whatever mood you’re in, these healthy herbs and spices drinks will surely win your heart.