Root Beer Delight

Chef: Richard Fletcher

Ethnic: American
Main Ingredient: water
Categories: Beverage
Meal Type: Beverage
Food Type: Vegan
Servings: 12
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes

I created this root beer like beverage. It’s a lot better for you than the commercial root beer.


  • 12 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon gumbo file
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 whole limes
  • 1 tsp, whole star anise | 5 star anise
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 tbsp fresh Peppermint |mints leaves | fresh mint


Add all ingredients to cooking pan. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 20 minutes. Strain and let it cool.

Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Root Beer Delight
Servings Per Batch 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories22 Calories from Fat 12
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g0%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 60mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 0g 1%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3%
Iron 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.