Wellbeing: 3 plant-based drinks to replace coffee and tea

Are you addicted to coffee? Currently on detox or pregnancy? Want to diversify your pleasures? Here are 3 hot drink recipes with many benefits that are perfect alternatives to coffee, by Laure Bawejski, founder of Ocean Therapy retreats and santamila account.

Drinks offer such a variety of options that it is impossible to get bored … In winter, we have a pleasant experience Broth worthy of our grandmothers’ best recipesAnd To keep the line (or find it) or simply for their great taste and distinct nutritional profile. All year round, many of us are addicted to infusions, in the evening generally to ensure good sleep, good digestion, but also during the day for all those who don’t really support the taste found in most teas.

And because it’s not just tea or coffee to give yourself an energy boost, We present to you a selection of three new original drinks, all made with natural ingredients that are good for your health… And morale! Good tasting.

1. Matcha Latte

Ingredients

– 1 teaspoon of matcha powder

Plant-based milk of your choice (almond, oat or soy)

Cucumber: a spoonful of honey or aloe vera syrup

the recipe

Pour matcha into a cup. Heat and/or froth the vegetable milk and add it to the cup, stirring. Sweeten as desired with honey or agave syrup.

the benefits

Matcha is a fine powder of high quality green tea. It is a superfood because it is rich in powerful antioxidants that strengthen the immune system, prevent cancer and fight skin aging. Matcha can be strong in taste, but it is still delicious!

2. Tea latte

Ingredients

– black tea

– 1 cinnamon stick

– 3 black peppercorns

Fresh ginger

– 3 cardamom pods

Plant-based milk of your choice (almond, oat or soy)

Cucumber: a spoonful of honey or aloe vera syrup

the recipe

In a saucepan, boil the spices in water for 5 minutes. Then add the tea and leave to steep for 5 minutes. Fill half a cup with this preparation by filtering the spices and tea using a small strainer. Separately heat the vegetable milk and whisk it using a milk frother. Fill the cup with milk. Add a spoonful of agave syrup or honey for sweetening.

the benefits

Chai latte has many health benefits. Ginger helps fight nausea and has anti-inflammatory properties like cinnamon. Black tea has antioxidant properties and will protect cells from free radicals and aging.

3. The Golden Latte

Ingredients

– turmeric

Fresh ginger

– 1 cinnamon stick

Or buy a ready-made “Golden Latte” mix from an organic store to which you should add:

Plant-based milk (preferably coconut to help integrate all nutrients into the body)

Cucumber: a spoonful of honey or aloe vera syrup

the recipe

Peel the turmeric and ginger root, cut them into small pieces, and put them in a saucepan with the cinnamon stick. Pour the coconut milk into the saucepan and heat for a few minutes while you watch. Using a milk frother, whisk the milk. Pour the preparation and remove the spices.

For sweet drink lovers: Add 1 teaspoon of honey or agave syrup.

the benefits

Turmeric, also known as the golden spice, and ginger are known for their many healing benefits. They are also part of the pillars of Indian Ayurvedic medicine. They are high in antioxidants that slow down and reduce cell aging, strengthen the immune system, help fight bacteria and viruses, and have benefits in treating ulcers and digestive disorders.

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