If you’re trying to kick dairy, but are having trouble giving up the milk in your coffee — try getting rid of your coffee instead!
This nourishing morning beverage makes for a tasty alternative to coffee and it’s full of beneficial ingredients. Turmeric and cinnamon are anti-inflammatory, the nut milk has protein, and the coconut oil will give you the feeling of fullness and energy you need to start your day.
So instead of hating your coffee, try loving this morning nut milk latte instead.
Morning Nut Milk Latte with Turmeric and Cinnamon
This nourishing morning beverage makes for a tasty alternative to coffee and it’s full of beneficial ingredients.
- 1 1/2-2 cups almond or cashew milk
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp sweetener such as date or fig syrup or preferred amount of stevia or monk fruit
- 1 tsp ground turmeric
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- In a small pot, combine the milk and oil.
- Heat until it simmers and the oil has melted.
- Add in the sweetener, turmeric, and cinnamon. Stir to combine.
- Serve hot.
WLC-compliant nut milks can be hard to find, but you can quickly and easily make your own with this recipe.
This recipe is compliant on all levels depending on which sweetener you choose. As with any recipe that includes dates, exercise caution if you have a specific weight-loss or body composition goal. Dates are a fantastic source of natural sugar, but they are, nonetheless, made of sugar.