Spices of Chai To Simply Start Your Day

Take a stand against pumpkin-spice everything with these important facts you must know about chai.

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If you’re a cafe connoisseur like me, primarily you would know that chai means tea in Hinidi. But in the West it refers specifically to spiced Indian-style tea – that is, tea with traditional Indian spices and milk.

It is a drink made from some of the world’s most medicinally active herbs. There are thousands of chai recipes – many of which come from India – but the basic components of chai include black tea, cinnamon, ginger, clove, cardamom and black pepper.

While each of these ingredients has its own powerful health benefits, their synergy creates a potent tea that may help support digestion, prevent cancer, lower blood sugar and promote cardiovascular health.

Shakes are so terrific for breakfast as we are BREAKING our FAST with easily digestible and full of nutrition goodness.

Here is a recipe to add a touch of spice into your blender:

Coconut Chai Shake

1 teaspoon ginger

1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
pinch of all spice
2 tablespoon of almond butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 scoop of pumpkin seed protein powder

Blend to creamy

 

The aroma of this delicious drink is enough to make it a morning ritual. Try it and let me know how it works out.

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