Recharge with this tea-based beverage in the morning or afternoon.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).
Put the tea, cloves, star anise, and cinnamon stick in a teapot or heatproof pitcher. Add the boiling water and let steep for 3 to 4 minutes. Strain the tea into 4 cups. Stir in the sweetener and hot milk and serve.