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Clear Medicine’s Tasty Alternatives To Coffee

Posted October 28, 2013

 

HEALTHY HOT CHOCOLATE

  • 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk such as almond, soy or coconut
  • 1 tsp organic cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp natural sweetener such as coconut sugar or xylitol

Whisk together 1/2 cup non-dairy milk, sweetener, cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon in a small bowl until a smooth paste forms. Heat the remaining 1½ cups milk in a medium saucepan until steaming.  Remove from heat and whisk vigorously. Whisk the cocoa mixture into the milk and pour into mugs.

 

MATCHA GREEN TEA LATTE

  • 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk such as almond, soy or coconut
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1-2 tsp xylitol

In a small saucepan, combine the non-dairy milk, water, green tea powder and xylitol. Warm over medium heat while whisking until hot and foamy and pour into mugs.

 

SPICED COCONUT LATTE

  • 1 tbsp dandy blend herbal beverage
  • 2-3 tbsp full fat coconut milk or coconut milk creamer (So Delicious)
  • 1-2 tsp coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

Whisk together 1½ cups of non-dairy milk or creamer, sweetener, dandy blend, vanilla nutmeg and cinnamon in a small bowl until a smooth paste forms. Heat the remaining 1½ cups milk in a medium saucepan until steaming.  Remove from heat and whisk vigorously. Whisk the mixture into the milk and pour into mugs.

 

CHICORY ROOT COFFEE

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1-2 tbsp roasted chicory root – depending on how strong you like it
  • ¼  cinnamon
  • ¼ cup unsweetened non-dairy milk such as almond, soy or coconut
  • 1-2 tsp natural sweetener such as coconut sugar or xylitol – optional

Whisk together non-dairy milk, chicory root, sweetener and cinnamon in a mug until a smooth paste forms. Add boiling water and stir vigorously.

By Clear Medicine nutritionist Liz Cardoso.

To book an appointment with Liz call 416.579.9105 or email clinic@clearmedicine.com

 

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