Veg Out Spiced Saffron Tea Tonic.

By Jackie DeKnock  ,   

June 13, 2020

This calming tea has a very subtle taste of saffron, but a big taste of spices (without overdoing it). It's deliciously warming and soothing. Cheers!

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • 30 mins

    30 mins

  • Yields: 2 Cups of Ahhh!


1 cup filtered water

1 teaspoon cinnamon

4 cardamom pods

4 whole cloves or pinch ground cloves

Pinch saffron

Pinch turmeric

Pinch ground black pepper

1 cup coconut or almond milk

1 teaspoon raw, unpasteurized honey, to taste

Pinch Himalayan sea salt

A splash of love


Gently heat water, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves in a saucepan for 5 minutes 5 Minutes.

Remove from heat, add saffron and steep 10 minutes 10 Minutes. Add the turmeric, black pepper, milk and honey, heat gently without boiling for 2 minutes 2 Minutes.

Steep 15-20 minutes 15 Minutes, strain, pour into your mugs, dust with cinnamon and zen out!