There’s nothing like cozying up with a cup of tea or hot chocolate when it’s cold outside. Take your warming drinks to the next level by adding ingredients that offer serious health benefits, like immune-boosting spices, (dried) fruit and superfoods such as matcha, maca and medicinal mushroom powders.
Check out these 8 hot beverages with healing powers to warm you up this winter.
Immune Activating Elderberry Syrup Latte from Earth Sprout
This latte is like an all natural flu shot: it combines the antioxidants and vitamin C from the elderberries with the antibiotic power from the selected spices.
Superfood Hot Cocoa Mix from Free People Blog
This vegan and Paleo – friendly hot chocolate will warm you up without any added sugar. So keep your own jar with mineral-rich raw cacao and mood-boosting maca at hand for cozy winter days.
Almond Milk Chai Latte from Love and Lemons
A grab-and-go chai latte made with steaming almond milk and warming spices. And it’s not just a fancy desk drink: cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and ginger contain several healthy compounds.
Chamomile & Turmeric Evening Tea from Green Kitchen Stories
This soothing herbal tea makes a good sleep-aid. The turmeric, ginger and cinnamon add great flavour as well as a boost in anti-inflammatory properties.
Ultimate Medicinal Mushroom Tonic by Nutrition Stripped
Not your ordinary beverage! This tonic is packed with immune-strengthening compounds from powered mushrooms (reishi, chaga, shiitake, maitake) and omega 3’s from chia and flax seeds.
Cranberry Spice Tea from Gourmande in the Kitchen
Treat yourself to a cup of coziness with this tarty infusion of rooibos, cranberries, lemon and goji berries. Fortifying, detoxifying and caffeine-free!
Hot Green Smoothie from Kitchen Sanctuary
Wait, a hot smoothie?? This interesting twist combines the goodness from kale with the warmth from green tea. Would you give it a try?
Matcha + Maca Superfood Latte with Tahini from The First Mess
You can rightly call this a superfood latte, with all the health benefits from the powdered green tea, hormone balancing maca and calcium-rich sesame paste.
Which one of these healthy hot drinks will you be sipping on?
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