Calm that winter cold with a homemade Starbucks medicine ball that blends lemonade, and two teas with a dash of honey to warm you up and soothe that cold!
If you’re house is anything like mine, the winter colds have been making their way through repeatedly. And I am so over it. I think I have forgotten what not having a runny nose and a cough feels like.
Thank goodness my pack a day smoker’s cough is gone. But it has been a doozy. My homemade Starbucks medicine ball habit has been a bit of a god send on that score.
My friend got me hooked on them during our coffee runs at work. He ordered one, and never having heard of them before I turned up my nose at it, getting instead my usual half-caff coconut milk latte, only to turn around and order one the next day thus beginning my complete reliance on them as I have been going through this cold season.
So, I decided to make them at home!
In this recipe I used teas you can readily find at the store in lieu of the traditional Starbucks teas that don’t always pop up in your grocery aisle.
Instead, I grabbed what I could with a peach tea, and a lemon green tea from my grocer’s aisle. Pick up a prepared lemonade, and have raw honey on hand. If you want added lemon, I always endorse a couple extra slices in your tea!
How simple is this Homemade Starbucks Medicine Ball?
The recipe is simple enough, with a blend of water and lemonade, a couple of tea bags and some added honey to soothe your throat.
Growing up my mom and I had a nightly ritual of tea before bed, and having tea always reminds me of that time together.
I don’t take as much honey in my tea as I used to (like an obscene amount when I was a kid!), but something slow to sip during the day is always a great way to spend a few slow minutes of your day.
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