Brighten Up Your Day with Rainbow Lattes
Add a little colour to your day with these delicious superfood lattes. Packed full of anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and natural energy boosters, these cups of goodness are the perfect coffee substitute. Plus they look far more beautiful!
I know what you're thinking. Who wants beetroot in their latte? Well, let us tell you, this will surprise you as the sweetness in the vanilla and honey (or vegan alternative) takes away the earthy edge.
- 1 tsp. Beetroot powder or 2 tbsp. beetroot juice
- 150ml almond milk
- 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 tsp honey (or vegan substitute such as date syrup)
- Sprinkling of cinnamon (optional)
- 1/2 cup boiling water
Combine the beetroot powder (or juice), vanilla extract and honey (or vegan substitute) in a cup. Add the boiling water and stir. Froth up your almond milk if desired and add to the mixture. Stir and sprinkle a little cinnamon on top.
Sunshine in a cup. This warming mixture of turmeric, ginger and cinnamon is also thought to have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects due to the Cumcumin found in the Tumeric spice.
- 250ml almond milk
- 1/4 tsp ground tumeric
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp honey or maple syrup (or a vegan alternative such as date syrup)
Place all ingredients into a saucepan, carefully stirring over a gentle heat. Froth if desired. Once warm, pour into a cup and sprinkle with a little cinnamon.
Probably the best known out of the three. 1 cup of matcha tea is thought to contain the equivalent nutritional content as 10 cups of normal green tea. It's packed full of antioxidants and L-theanine, which is thought to help improve concentration and aid relaxation.
- 1 tsp matcha tea powder
- 1 tsp honey or vegan alternative
- 250ml coconut, almond or soya milk
Place the matcha powder and honey (or vegan alternative) in a cup with 1 tbsp. boiling water. Stir into a thick paste. Heat the milk in a pan and froth if desired. Pour into the cup and stir.