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Recently I’ve had a constant craving for sangria. My favorite sangria has chunks of fruit that you can eat up when you are finished drinking up.

Servings: 15-20 glasses, depending on the glass size

Ingredients

  • 8 cups dry red wine
  • 8 cups apple juice
  • 1 small grapefruit, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium orange, sliced thin crosswise
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced thin crosswise
  • 1 small pear, diced
  • 1 medium apple, diced

Directions

  1. Combine the wine, juice, and grapefruit in a large pitcher. Mix well, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The following day, add the orange and lemon slices, pear, and apple to the wine. Refrigerate for a further 3 hours.
  3. Mix well and serve over ice.

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Make your own spicy chai blend then mix with your choice of regular milk, soy milk, almond milk, etc. Try out different combinations using the ingredients below.

Ingredients:

  • Loose black tea
  • Allspice berries, roughly crushed
  • Cardamom seeds or powder
  • Cinnamon sticks, roughly crushed
  • Coriander seeds or powder
  • Whole cloves
  • Whole black peppercorn
  • Fresh ginger, crushed

Directions:

  1. Boil about 4 mug’s worth of water is a small pot, add loose black tea leaves
  2. Boil for a few minutes, then add sugar, cinnamon stick ,and some cardamon. Let it boil down to about a mug’s worth.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Mix the chai with your choice of milk (50% chai, 50% milk)
  5. Enjoy!

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