Looking for that perfect fall drink? You know something warming, delicious and maybe different. This is no pumpkin spice latte or hot toddy, this drink lives all in its own category. This simple crockpot tea is perfect for a family get together, holiday party or just sitting at home lounging in your comfy pants (wink).
What is cinnamon-spiced crockpot tea you say? Picture yourself cozied up by a crackling fire. Avoiding the outside cold, and enjoying a warm mug of something. A cup of amazing, really, in fact, your whole house smells amazing too. That is because this pot of deliciousness has been warming in your crockpot for long enough that your whole house smells of fantastic cinnamon-spiced goodness.
Ok, now, in all honesty, this crockpot tea isn’t really a tea at all. I know how deceiving! It’s really made of only spices and water, no tea leaves or bags (yay there am I right!)
This crockpot tea is super easy, I pinky promise. This is the perfect drink for holidays, get together’s or to just keep warm in the crockpot during cold and flu season to warm you to the bones. All you gotta do is dump ingredients in a crockpot and let ‘er go!
What I love is that those ingredients are amazing health packed, germ-fighting, naturally flavored, herbs and spices.
Credits for this amazing recipe go to a good friend when I heard the ingredients my health-loving little ears perked right up, and rightly so, this is an amazingly healthy winter drink!
Crockpot Tea Ingredients
- Ginger- one amazing root. Packed with enzymes that reduce inflammation, help repair joints and tissue. Ginger is amazingly helpful with stomach issues and nausea. Ginger is also a warming herb/ spice that is known to increase circulation and especially to the pelvic regions helping with reproductive issues in both men and women.
- Cinnamon- Also a warming herb/ spice that improves circulation. Cinnamon also is very respected for stabilizing blood sugar levels and aiding a sluggish digestive system.
- Clove- A power-packed herb/ spice, this one is the motherload. Yes, it has a wonderful aroma that we love in the winter time. However, it is also is an all-purpose remedy. Clove is an Anti for all things bad, Anti-viral, Anti-microbial, anti-bacterial. Most all sicknesses can be warded off with clove, which makes it amazing in the winter. Clove is stimulating to the mind making for improved memory and is known in some parts of the world as an aphrodisiac.
(on a side note this tea is full of traditional fertility herbs or spices, if baby-making is on the agenda give it a go. If not WATCH OUT! And don’t say I didn’t warn you 😉
Cinnamon Spiced Crockpot Tea Recipe
This easy to make, not to mention super healthy, cinnamon spiced crock pot (no so much tea) just may be your new favorite holiday get-together drink! One drink you will be hooked and so will your guests.
- 1-2 whole cinnamon sticks
- 1-2 tbsp whole clove
- 1-2 inch piece Ginger
- 4-8 quarts water
- apples *optional for garnish
- walnuts *optional to garnish
place cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and fresh peeled ginger in the crockpot or slow cooker
fill with water
put the crockpot on high for several hours
reduce heat to warm
garnish mugs with apple pieces or walnuts sweeten with honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!
This recipe is good for a week or even more at a time. You can fill the crockpot with more water as needed. The first batch is usually very strong and gets slightly weaker as you go. Leave this warming in the crockpot and your house will smell amazing, all while you have a deliciously healthy drink anytime you want!
Fall is the season of yes pumpkin spice, but sometimes we need more than that. There I said it! Pumpkin spice isn’t all there is.
Next time you are looking for a fall or holiday drink whip this recipe out, and shake things (and your taste buds) up a bit.
This cinnamon-spiced crockpot tea is seriously good, dare I say addictively good! A great crowd winning health packed recipe that literally takes no time at all. Keep this warming in your crockpot not only will your house smell AAAMAZING you might just beat all sicknesses all winter long! Since I got you dreaming of this amazing mug of hot deliciousness go ahead go dig out that crockpot you’ll be glad you did ♡♡♡
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Beth is a mother of 5 living on a handful of acres in an old farmhouse in central Kansas. Beth has a background in the military and health and fitness however her passions come from her homestead life. Beth is an enthusiastic homeschooling mom, avid organic gardener, chicken & goat wrangler, who is obsessed with herbs and natural remedies and maintaining an all-around Do-It-Yourself lifestyle. Beth loves to share all she has learned about and sustainable living. While striving for a healthy, natural life, family-centered life.