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Low Carb Chai Tea, Goan Style!

25 Aug

Thank You Hilda! Loved the post and the creativity with the Goan Xacuti Spice Blend. I am amazed with your out of the box thinking and a new recipe that I too can try 🙂

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A few years ago, I began to understand the importance of including an array of herbs and spices in our diets. One of the things I learned firsthand, was the power they had in curbing inflammation in the body. During my worst season of pain I found myself craving ginger, by ginger I mean the actual root. I always had a little nub of it in my hands, and would eat it like candy. It was crazy, it was the one thing I could never run out of. I did not understand why I was so drawn to ginger. After some research, I realized that it was my body’s way of trying to reduce pain by relieving inflammation.  Lesson learned! Since then I have tried to add as much herbs and spices to my diet. As my body began to heal, that deep craving began to recede. It’s incredible how our bodies…

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10 Responses to “Low Carb Chai Tea, Goan Style!”

  1. fittoservegroup August 25, 2014 at 11:40 am #

    I can’t stop drinking this stuff LOL, I have found a new favorite! Thanks for sharing your beautiful culture with the world and reblogging 😉

    • Nandini August 25, 2014 at 11:54 am #

      That is so awesome to know. Thanks Hilda!

  2. Good Food Everyday August 25, 2014 at 9:47 pm #

    Chai is my absolute favorite ever, thank you for sharing 🙂

  3. dawnspitfire August 26, 2014 at 9:25 pm #

    Yumm ♥ my daughters favorite!

    • Nandini August 26, 2014 at 9:46 pm #

      That is so good to know Dawn 🙂

  4. Joy August 31, 2014 at 3:34 pm #

    Thanks for checking out my page Nandini – I am going to have to check out your blog thoroughly…the recipes so far look delicious!

    • Nandini August 31, 2014 at 4:38 pm #

      You are so welcome Joy. I hope you do enjoy it 🙂

  5. Botendaddy December 26, 2016 at 6:25 pm #

    Nandini, I saw on your site where you sold Brooke Bond Tea. It was my favorite tea as a child. It was very popular in Upstate New York and Quebec.

    We used to collect the cards that came with it.

    Is Brooke Bond Tea grown in Goa?

    Peace be the Botendaddy

    • Nandini January 6, 2017 at 7:22 pm #

      I don’t think it is grown in Goa but it is a very popular brand there 🙂 Wishing you Happy New Years!

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