Paleo Chai Tea

Serve this fragrant tea warm or over ice for a lovely afternoon pick-me-up.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 hours 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 5 cups water
  • 6 slices fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3")
  • 1½ tsp. freshly ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 cup honey
  • 12 bags black tea
  • 6 cups coconut milk


  • Pour water into a 4-quart slow cooker. Put ginger and cloves in a muslin spice bag or a piece of cheesecloth secured with a piece of kitchen twine; add to the cooker along with cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, and cardamom. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.
  • Stir in honey until it’s dissolved into the water. Add tea bags and coconut milk; cover and cook on low for 30 minutes. Remove and discard the spices in the muslin bag or cheesecloth, the cinnamon sticks, and the tea bags. Ladle into cups to serve.