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Apple Rooibos tea


Here’s a retreat favourite that’s a flavorful, caffeine-free alternative to black and green tea and deliciously simple to make!





  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon & 1/2 orange plus a few slices of each (leaving the peel on)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (or 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon)
  • 4 slices fresh ginger
  • 2 rooibos tea bags
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • *tbsp of maple syrup if required*



Simmer all ingredients except tea bags for 10-15 mins then turn off the heat.
Add in the tea bags and steep for another 10 mins.
Strain and serve warm after a brisk winter walk!

This recipe was provided by our brilliant retreat chef Catherine of Wildings Vegan Kitchen. If you would like to see more delicious vegan recipes and updates visit her Facebook Page. If you love this recipe, leave a like, comment or message!


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