Being health-conscious over the holidays is a challenge. From the feasts to the treats, there are plenty of tempting ways to get off track. We have something for you here that will help you out.

These holiday tea recipes are a cozy way to get into the holiday spirit while fitting into your blue jeans.

Check out our jolly recipes below and see which one you'll brew to share!

Holiday Tea Recipes: #1 – A Jolly Mint

Mint is a soothing herb that's been used for many years to ease upset stomachs.

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Depending on how big of a feast you've had, you might want a cup or two!

This holiday take on mint tea adds a little spice.

You will need:

  • Water
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Cloves
  • Allspice
  • Mint leaves
  • Honey

Double the recipe to share with your family.

Holiday Tea Recipes: #2 – Citrus Spice

This spiced holiday tea recipe features distinctive citrus notes that sets it apart.

With pineapple, orange, and lemon juice giving some great sweetness, the cloves and cinnamon find a delightful balance.

You will need:

  • Water
  • Cloves
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Lipton tea bags
  • Orange juice
  • Sugar
  • Pineapple juice
  • Lemon juice

This 6-serving recipe is sure to start a new tradition!

Holiday Tea Recipes: #3 – Not Your Granny's Cranberry Ginger

This tea merges both cranberry and ginger to give you a tart, fruity treat.

There are many health benefits to cranberry and ginger. Cranberries are known to cleanse the kidneys, while ginger is known to support the immune system.

You will need:

  • Water
  • Cranberries
  • Lemon juice
  • Ginger

For extra feel-good points on this recipe, make sure your ingredients are organic.

Holiday Tea Recipe #4 – Holiday Tea Punch

This tea is a little sweeter than the rest, but it's an amazing treat to serve at holiday parties.  Here are a few healthy snacks ideas to go along with the tea and keep your guests happy and healthy.

  • Water
  • Cranberry tea
  • Cranberry juice (unsweetened)
  • Apple juice (unsweetened)
  • Welch's sparkling red grape juice
  • Lime juice

Keep It Going

With all this talk of healthy teas, you might be wondering if there's another way you can step up your eating game.

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With our perfect Plates principle, you're able to make endless combinations of healthy food. If you're never bored with your diet, why would you ever go off of it?

Try it.

This is what the holiday season is for– making positive changes!


Dr. Anthony Balduzzi, M.D. – Naturopathic Medicine, B.S. – Nutrition, B.S. – Neuroscience

Founder, The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Dr. Anthony holds dual degrees in Nutrition & Neuroscience from the University Of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, and is also a national champion bodybuilder.

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Small note about research cited in this article:
*Always remember: weight loss results & health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual. Just because these studies cite certain data does not mean you will experience these results. Always consult with your doctor before making decisions about your health. This is not medical advice – simply very well-researched info on holiday tea recipes.