This drink recipe is zen in a mug!
Antioxidant-rich green tea blends with chai spices and creamy coconut for a healthy, soothing drink. Top it with a cloud of whipped coconut cream and a dash of green matcha powder for a real showstopper.
Even better than how it tastes is what it does for your body! Green tea has a long list of proven health benefits, from boosting your metabolism to helping fight inflammation and risk of disease. (Check out this blog for all the details: 5 Ways Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight & Feel Healthy
The key to a super-healthy green tea latte is high-quality tea.
I love Pique Tea, especially their Sungoddess Matcha
. It comes in the cutest little packs they call “matcha sticks” – and it's crystallized, so there's no need for brewing.
But what really sets apart this green tea is its incredible quality. It's the world's purest matcha, quadruple screened for radioactive isotopes, heavy metals, mold, and pesticides. (If you never thought to question whether those things were in your tea, you'll understand what makes Pique Tea so exceptional!)
If you're not obsessed with matcha yet, you will be after you taste this amazing tea. Altogether, this drink is a cozy combination that tastes wonderful and can boost everything from your immune system to your brain function. Great flavor and great health benefits!
Chai Green Tea Latte with Whipped Coconut Cream
Beverages, Breakfast & Shakes
September 28, 2016
This drink recipe is zen in a mug! Antioxidant-rich green tea blends with chai spices and creamy coconut for a healthy, soothing drink.
- Prep: 5 mins
- Yields: 1 serving
1 scoop JJ Virgin Vanilla All-In-One Protein Shake powder* (your choice of protein type)
4 oz. unsweetened coconut milk
6 oz. hot green tea (I love Pique Sun Goddess Matcha!)
1/8 tsp ground ginger
dash ground cinnamon
whipped coconut cream (recipe below)
dash ground matcha powder
1In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut milk and chai shake powder until smooth and well-combined.
2Pour into the hot green tea and stir.
3Top with a spoonful of whipped coconut cream and a dash of ground matcha powder.
* Want to know more about JJ Virgin All-In-One Protein Shake powder? Check out our store to see product details, FAQs, and buy.
For more yummy, healthy recipes, go to jjvirgin.com/recipes.
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Whipped Coconut Cream
Breakfast & Shakes
September 28, 2016
This dreamy, dairy-free whipped concoction makes the perfect topping for any drink or treat. It's a beautiful cloud of naturally sweet coconut.
1 (14 oz.) can full-fat unsweetened coconut milk, refrigerated at least 12 hours
1 tsp real vanilla extract
1/2 tsp monk fruit extract or stevia (optional, to taste)
1Open the can and drain off the liquid. (Save it to use in protein shakes!)
2Then scoop the firm coconut meat into a medium bowl; add vanilla and JJ Virgin Sprinkles or other healthy sweetener of choice.
3Beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until completely whipped and thick.
4Refrigerate until ready to use.
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