Jack Frost Tea

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This tea will have you dreaming of winter even though we are in the last days of summer. I like how this simplistic tea if full of flavor and nutritional benefits! You can enjoy this blend any time of day since it is a tisane (herbal tea/infusion) containing no caffeine.

This is a  light and refreshing, giving you the pick me up you might need, yet can offer a calming effect as well. If you have a indigestion, a headache, nerves and so much more. You can had a touch of honey but I find Jack Frost to be naturally sweet enough on it’s own. 

Jack Frost Tea

1/4 cup  dried peppermint leaves
1/4 cup dried spearmint leaves

Add all the herbs to a glass jar and shake until they are completely mixed. Use one teaspoon of tisane for a single serving (about 8 oz). Add your desired amount to a tea strainer or teapot. Cover with boiling water a let steep for at least 5 minutes or up to 10.

This post is part of Pennywise Plater Thursday,  Hearth and Soul,  Wildcrafting Wednesday, Natural Living Link-Up, Simple Lives Thursday, 

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About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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  1. Congratulations – you are one of this week’s featured posts on Wildcrafting Wednesday – http://www.commonsensehome.com/joe-pye-weed/

    One question – when you harvest mint, do you use the flowers, too, or only the leaves?

  2. Sounds wonderful! Most of the time, simple is better! 🙂

  3. I just happen to have a large pot of peppermint growing outside, but no spearmint :-(. Well, the peppermint alone is still nice. The fragrance from the mint is wonderful! I found your blog through the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

  4. I’m thinking I’ll have to get these ingredients and make this throughout the season!

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