Spiced Milk

Milk and honey together symbolize having all one needs to be comfortable in the world. This is a particularly soothing and comforting beverage.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes


1 quart milk (You can use a milk alternative if you like)
1 tablespoon honey
4 cardamom pods
4 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf


Combine spices, milk and honey in a saucepan. Heat gently for 10 minutes (do not boil), stirring all the while. Strain and serve hot.

Additional Comments:

This is marvelous before bedtime after a long hard day playing in the snow. It warms the heart and soul, as well as the body and casts a sleepy spell. It's marvelous for topping off the Imbolc festivities just before sending the little ones off to dreamland. Its energies promote familial love, strong bonds and a feeling of being nurtured and loved.

This dish is best served on the following occasions:


This dish carries energies for the following magical purposes:
nurturing, love, comfort


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