Goji Berry Spice Latte | #MealsThatHeal
06 Mar

Goji Berry Spice Latte

 
Goji Berries make a fantastic base for a warm, fall latte that is sure to please. Considered both a fruit and an herb, goji berries are very hearty as they grow in extremely harsh climates. They have become a popular “superfood” over the past few years due to their high nutrient content and antioxidant properties. Click here to learn more about the health benefits of goji berries.
 
Ingredients:
3 tbsp             goji berries (soaked in 1/2 cup water)
1/2 - 1 cup      hot filtered water
1 tsp               vanilla extract
1/2 tsp            pie spice (blend of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger)
pinch              turmeric powder
1 cup              unsweetened, full-fat or light coconut milk
2 tsp               raw honey
 
Directions:
1. Soak goji berries for 30 minutes.
2. Heat coconut milk on the stovetop until warm.
3. Place soaked goji berries, hot water, vanilla and spices into a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds.
4. Add coconut milk to the blended berry mixture and blend for 1 minute on high. 
5. Add raw honey at the end to preserve health benefits and blend for a few seconds to mix. 
6. Pour into 2 mugs and enjoy!
Makes  2 1/2 cups.