Thursday, July 9, 2015

TEA TIME!
Lavender and Lemon Verbena Tea
I totally enjoy taking a break in the late afternoon to brew a cup of herbal tea from plants I grew in my garden. And of course, I experiment with lavender in my concoctions.
Here is one of my favorites:
For 1 cup (increase portions accordingly if brewing a pot)
½ teaspoon lemon verbena
1 teaspoon honey (optional)
Hot water
Use a cup with an infuser or a paper tea sachet. Pour just boiled water over the herbs and steep for a few minutes. Don’t go past 5 minutes or the lavender takes a bitter, soapy flavor. When ready, remove the infuser and add honey to your taste.
Now put your feet up and chill!