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Name: Zen Garden Tea
Prep: 10 minutes
Steep: 5 minutes
Total Prep: 15 minutes
Servings: 2


2 chamomile tea bags (or 4-6 tablespoons of fresh chamomile flowers)
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
2 cups hot water
lemon juice
honey to taste


Place tea bags and mint leaves in a strainer over a teapot. Pour hot water over the tea bags and leaves. Let the water cover the leaves and tea bag.

Let steep for 5 minutes.

Muddle the mint leaves with the back of a spoon before removing the strainer. Press the spoon against leaves and tea bags to extract more flavor before discarding.

Pour into tea cups, add lemon and sweeten with honey.

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In 2014, Michele Schaaf launched into a #CelebrateEveryDay writing career with National Day Calendar. Blogger by day, novelist by night, Michele enjoys the research and learning how the days impact everyone.