How to Make a Soy Maca Cacao Chai (a Healthy Alternative to Sweet Chai Tea)! by Nicole DeAvilla

Beverages Vegan
7 months ago
How to Make a Soy Maca Cacao Chai (a Healthy Alternative to Sweet Chai Tea)!

This recipe has evolved over time as have my tastes and needs. I think you will love this healthy alternative to the popular sweet chai teas commonly available. In this recipe, you can either use the dry spices or essential oils (1-2 drops). If you do use essential oils make sure you use a trusted brand safe for consumption. This makes 2 cups of tea.

You’ll need:

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 – 2 tea bags
  • 1 cup non-GMO organic soy milk
  • 1 – 2 teaspoons maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • cinnamon, cardamom, clove, cassia, black pepper, nutmeg (all to taste)

Here’s how you make it:

  1. Pour the boiling water over the tea bags. Steep for 4 minutes. Remove tea bags.
  2. Add the soy milk. Heat in a saucepan or in the microwave to desired temperature.
  3. Stir in the maca powder, cacao, vanilla and spices, to taste. Stir well.

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Donna John
Oh, yum, Nicole DeAvilla ! What essential oils would you recommend for this?
Nicole DeAvilla
Hey Donna John Thanks! Be sure the oils are pure and safe for consumption - no additives! I started using and now selling doTerra essential oils because I can trust them. Here is a link to my store: www.mydoterra.com/believebig/#...
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh yummy! Thanks for indulging my chai craving, Nicole DeAvilla !
Nicole DeAvilla
Can't wait for an opportunity to have chai with you!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Me too! We need to finally meet IRL, Nicole DeAvilla !
Meredith Schneider
Mmmmm! Could use a mug now. Chilly windy morning in Texas. Buurrrr!
Nicole DeAvilla
We are just coming off of a heat wave - 90 degrees the first week of May??!! Stay warm. XO
OpheliaGrace
this looks yumm!! can't wait to try. where is best place to get oils?
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
I'll bet Nicole DeAvilla can tell you, OpheliaGrace - she is the expert! Thanks for chiming in. I love chai!!
Nicole DeAvilla
Hi OpheliaGrace - the best place to get the highest quality essential oils safe for consumption and fully potent with healing properties is through my doTerra website.

When you purchase oils through me, you also get me and my team to answer your questions and help you find more great recipes. We are all about education and support!

Here is the link: www.mydoterra.com/believebig/#...

Let me know if you have any questions.

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