Skinny Vanilla Chai Tea

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3 minutes
Total: 13 minutes

This Skinny Vanilla Chai Tea recipe is a great way to warm up when the cooler weather strikes.

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Fall is my favorite season.

I love the cooler weather, the gorgeous colors of the treetops and warm comfort foods. Oh, and turtlenecks. I love turtlenecks.

One of our favorite things to do in the Fall is go leaf-peeping. My husband gets the biggest coffee he can find, the little guy gets a hot chocolate and I get a big, fat Chai tea. Then, we hop in the car and road trip around (sometimes near and sometimes far) looking at all of the gorgeous leaves.

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It’s one of our favorite things to do.

I love Chai tea almost as much as I love Fall. I love the warm, spicy flavors and the sweet creaminess. Yet for some reason, I’ve never tried to make Chai tea at home. Until now!

For as much as I love Chai tea, I wanted to cut the calories so I could enjoy as much as I like without worrying about the added sugar.

This recipe tastes just like the Chai tea I get at the fancy coffee house. I was amazed by just how easy it was to make at home. It’s nice to know that I don’t have to go out to get my favorite hot beverage.

Skinny Vanilla Chai - It's a Keeper

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Skinny Vanilla Chai - It's a Keeper
5 from 2 votes

Skinny Vanilla Chai Tea

Yield: 3 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3 minutes
Total: 13 minutes
This Skinny Vanilla Chai Tea recipe is a great way to warm up when the cooler weather strikes.
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  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 4 regular tea bags
  • 12 packets Sweet’N Low® zero calorie sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups milk, heated


  • Pour boiling water over tea bags in 1 ½ quart nonmetal heatproof pitcher.
  • Steep 3 minutes.
  • Remove and squeeze tea bags.
  • Stir in Sweet’N Low®, pumpkin pie spice, cardamom, pepper, vanilla and milk.
  • Top individual servings with whipped cream and sprinkle lightly with additional pumpkin pie spice.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 213mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American


Servings: 6 Without Whip Cream With Whip Cream
Calories 40 60
Fat 1g 2.5g
Sodium 50mg 60mg
Carbohydrates 7g 8g
Dietary Fiber 0g 0g
Sugars 7g 7g
Protein 3g 3g

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