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Star anise, the star-shaped seed pod, is densely packed with polyphenols and flavinoids, and it contains a compound called linalool, noted for its antimicrobial activity against various pathogens.
1. On a small, rimmed plate, combine coconut sugar and ground cinnamon. Using a small piece of parchment paper, rub butter around rims of 2 martini glasses. Holding each glass upside down, dip buttered rim into sugar mixture and twist until coated.
2. In a small pot, bring almond milk, tea bags, honey and star anise to a simmer. Remove from heat, cover and let steep, about 10 minutes. Stir in vodka (if using).
3. Strain and pour into prepared glasses. Garnish each with a cinnamon stick (if using).
- Serving Size ½ of recipe
- Calories 70
- Carbohydrate Content 15 g
- Cholesterol Content 3 mg
- Fat Content 2 g
- Fiber Content 0 g
- Protein Content 0 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 56 mg
- Sugar Content 13 g