Eat

Spicy vegan almond chai

February 17, 2016
Eat

Spicy vegan almond chai

February 17, 2016

Recipe for vegan spicy almond chai….my favourite cuppa!

You might already know that my battle with Rosacea has left me without my beloved coffee, every morning I will have a cup of black chai or earl grey tea and that is my fix! For a while I felt completely out of the coffee loop, going to the cafe every morning was part of my routine and now it seemed pointless just to go for a cup of tea! Recently though I’ve found so many places serving my new favourite thing: almond chai 🙂

This is not something I drink often but if I happen to be strolling past Orchards Street or Organic Avenue I might just treat myself! I had a go at making my own and loved the outcome so thought I would share it with you 🙂

You can find my post for basic almond milk here and home-made makes all the difference! you can use chai tea bags or buy loose leaf and fill your own tea bags if you have them.

You will need:

350 ml of almond milk

chai tea bags

sprinkling of nutmeg

sprinkling of cinnamon

1/4 tsp of vanilla powder

1 tsp of maple syrup

cinnamon sticks *optional

Method

  • Brew the tea in a small amount of boiling water
  • Heat the almond milk in a pan to warm
  • Place the almond milk in a blender (such as the Vitamix) and add the nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla powder and syrup. Blend to a nice frothy mixture.
  • Place the tea and water in a mug and top with the almond milk.
  • Decorate with a cinnamon stick
  • Enjoy x x

_MG_0087

Mug from Pottery Barn | Cinnamon sticks from Williams Sonoma

Sophie Benbow

Sophie is a true advocate for health and wellness. Her conscious eating and regular fitness regime has given her knowledge that she wants to share with all of her readers. From her personal recipes to her personal style and training tips you can find it here at sophiebenbow.com.

You might also like

2 Comments

  • Reply cacao cookies & cream - Sophie Benbow February 21, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    […] think it is the oats that make them really satisfying and a perfect accompaniment to that afternoon cuppa or a yummy warmed almond […]

  • Reply turmeric milk to brighten your day - Sophie Benbow April 18, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    […] My morning Chai/Earl grey will be put on hold and so will my satisfying luxe matcha latte and spicy vegan chai. So…I was thinking of ways to incorporate my ‘nut milk’ hot drinks into my […]

  • Leave a Reply