Strawberry Chai Smoothie

I love chai tea, and wanted to take that unique chai flavor and integrate it into other drinks.  This Strawberry Chai Smoothie combines fresh seasonal strawberries, vegan cashew yogurt, nut milk and a combination of spices that create that yummy chai flavor.   Light and fresh.

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Cappuccino Muffins With Mocha Glaze

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Yes, it is that time of year, and Santa needs some caffeine.  These cappuccino muffins with mocha glaze will definitely add some energy to the tireless job that is Santa’s.

Cappuccino Muffins With Mocha Glaze

Ingredients

    Cappuccino Muffins
  • 2 cups of gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg (or for vegan, flax egg)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • Mocha Glaze
  • 1 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • ChocCoffee
  • 2 cups brewed coffee
  • 3 tsp chocolate or cacao powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp. maple syrup

Instructions

    Cappuccino Muffins
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Blend all ingredients, (except chocolate chips) in food processor until smooth.
  3. Manually stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Pour mix into cupcake pan, lined with cupcake liners. Makes approx. 12 muffins. Do not overfill.
  5. Bake 30-40 minutes until done (test with toothpick)
  6. Mocha Glaze
  7. Add all ingredients to high speed blender. Blend until mixture is smooth like glaze.
  8. ChocCoffee
  9. Blend all ingredients in high speed blender until smooth.
  10. Top with swirl of coconut milk, cinnamon stick and orange zest.
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Matcha Chai Latte

Starting the day out with homemade Matcha Chai Latte made with non dairy milk and a variety of spices will greatly increase the chances that it will be a great day. Making your own chai means that you can treat yourself whenever you need to, and it won’t be loaded with preservatives and sugar.    Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
Serve with Pumpkin Cranberry Bread.

Matcha Chai

Ingredients

    For each cup of 12oz matcha chai:
  • 12 ounces of coconut, soy or almond milk
  • 1 tbsp matcha
  • 1/2 tsp cardamon
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch cloves
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Heat milk in pot, and add matcha, spices and maple syrup.
  2. Add mixture to small blender and blend until smooth.
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NOTE:  Make sure that you blend your ingredients in the blender BEFORE your latte.  DO NOT put hot ingredients in a Nutribullet.

Matcha Chai Latte

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