I’ve been meaning to post this blog with the recipes for the above since I made them 12/21/14 for the Winter Solstice Yin/Yang Yoga & Crystal Bowls Experience at Yoga + Bergamot with Jack Greene. Everyone gobbled the truffles and blissfully drank up all the chai post-yoga! Warming, nourishing and fulfilling — the perfect healthy, sweet & spicy treat for any occasion…. enjoy!
With love, Kenna
Crock Pot Chai Tea Latte – recipe adapted from www.wellnessmama.com
4 cups water
4 cups coconut milk
8 tea bags OR ½ cup loose leaf black tea…. I used Organic Choice Black Tea (black is the traditional tea brewed for chai), but you can instead opt for caffeine-free herbal tea, like Raspberry Leaf Stevia Extract to taste (start light!!)
8 thin slices of fresh ginger root
6 cinnamon sticks
8-10 whole cloves
2 cardamon pods
1 teaspoon of real vanilla extract
Put water in crock pot and add tea, herbs and spices
Cook on high for 2-2.5 hours or on low for up to 6. Add coconut milk and stevia and stir until heated
Serve plain or topped with the cream from a can of coconut milk… mmmmm!
Raw Cacao Maca Truffles – recipe adapted from www.mindbodygreen.com
1/2 cup maca powder
1/2 cup raw cacao powder
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup almond/coconut milk
1 cup raw almond butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 tablespoons raw honey/maple syrup
1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut and hemp seeds
Combine all ingredients (except coconut & hemp seeds) and blend in food processor until smooth. Remove by spoonfuls and roll into balls.
Spread coconut on a flat surface and roll balls until evenly coated. Store truffles in fridge… YUM YUM!
HAPPY 2015 EVERYONE! CHEERS TO A YEAR OF BALANCED, SMART, HEALTHY AND HAPPY CHOICES FOR OUR BODIES, MINDS & HEARTS….