LSF Chai Tea Smoothie
1 1/2 cup Chai Tea ready made or see Chai Tea recipe below
2 ea Banana frozen and sliced
¼ cup Cashews or Macadamia nuts
4 each Dates Pitted
2 heaping tbsp. Laird SuperFood Turmeric Creamer
½ cup Almond milk
4 each Almond milk ice cubes or milk of choice.
Place all of the ingredients in a good blender and blend until smooth.
CHAI TEA MIX
2-inch piece fresh ginger, cut into thin rounds
2 cinnamon sticks
2 teaspoons black peppercorns
10 whole cloves
6 cardamom pods
6 cups cold water
6 bags of black tea (preferably Darjeeling)
1/2 cup (packed) Laird Superfood Coconut Sugar (optional)
Combine first 5 ingredients in medium saucepan. Using mallet or back of large spoon, lightly crush or bruise spices. Add 6 cups water; bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, partially cover pan, and simmer gently 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and steep 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and add sugar. Bring tea just to simmer over high heat, whisking until sugar dissolves. Strain chai into teapot and serve hot.