Chai Tai

Chai Tai
Servings: 2 Yield: servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or other nut, grain or seed milk
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted dates (soaked, if using a conventional blender)
  • 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • pinch ground cloves
  • pinch salt (optional, to bring out flavors)
  • 2 medium frozen sliced bananas
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Make It

1. In a blender, combine 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or other nut, grain or seed milk, 1 cup coconut water, 1/4 cup chopped pitted dates (soaked, if using a conventional blender), 1 tsp natural vanilla extract, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground ginger, 1/8 tsp each ground nutmeg and ground cardamom, pinch ground cloves, pinch salt (optional, to bring out flavors), 2 medium frozen sliced bananas and 1 cup ice cubes. Puree on high for 30 to 60 seconds, until smooth and creamy.

2. Boosters: 1 tbsp blanched raw almonds, soaked; 1 tbsp chia seeds; 1 tbsp flaxseed oil

3. Best For: Relaxation/Stress Relief