Beauty / Health

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant drinks to get you through winter

antioxidant drinks

Maybe you still have milo on the regular. Maybe you're after something that gives you the same feeling but with added health benefits? Here are three recipes for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant drinks, you can have morning or night, to remind you of childhood hot chocolates. But with an added boost.

 

The Spiced Hot Cacao

Ingredients

1x teaspoon Amazonia Spiced Cacao

2 squares of dark, high quality chocolate

1 cup of coconut or any nut milk

1 teaspoon coconut sugar or chosen sweetener

Method

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan on low heat.

Simmer for 3 minutes, stirring gently until the chocolate has melted completely.

Serve immediately, dust with extra powder or spices if desired!

A healthy take on the winter classic, the Spiced Hot Cacao is full of antioxidants, spices and Ayurvedic herbs. Perfect as a decadent treat, snack or dessert.

 

The Iced Spiced Latte

Ingredients

1 x teaspoon of Amazonia Spiced Cacao

200 ml of warmed non-dairy milk

Cinnamon or honey to sweeten (if desired)

Method

Mix 1 teaspoon of Amazonia Spiced Cacao with hot water

Add 200ml of your favourite non-dairy milk

Shake with ice cubes before serving

Add cinnamon or honey to sweeten if desired

This is rich in antioxidants so a great immunity booster during winter, as well as aiding in anti-inflammatory properties and brain function.

 

turmeric latte

The Dirty Turmeric Latte

Ingredients

1x teaspoon Amazonia Golden Latte

250ml coconut milk

1x teaspoon coconut oil

1x teaspoon coconut sugar

1x espresso shot

Method

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan on low heat.

Simmer for 3 minutes, stirring gently until warm.

Serve immediately, dust with extra powder or spices if desired.

This warming spice blend is inspired by the Ayurvedic ‘Golden Milk’ tradition. Vibrancy in colour and full-bodied in flavour, Turmeric is also known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Combined with nourishing Ayurvedic spices Cinnamon, Clove and Ginger, it’s a delicious and comforting health blend.