He Shou Wu Cacao Cardamon Latte
makes 2 cups 1 cup non dairy milk of choice – soymilk, coconut milk, oat milk, almond milk or hazelnut milk 1 cup pure water 2 tsps raw cacao powder 1 tsp He Shou Wu powder or extract 2 tsp coconut sugar or honey 2 cardamom pods 1 tsp all spice powder
Method: Heat the milk and water, add crushed cardamom, all spice powder, coconut sugar. If using honey don’t heat it, rather add it at the end i the cup. Cover and simmer for 5 min. In two cups, add 1 tsp each cacao powder, 1/2 tsp each He Shou Wu Extract. Pour the warm spiced milk through a strainer in the cup. If you have a battery run whizz at hand, use it to whizz it up, it will create nice foam. Sprinkle some cacao or cinnamon powder, sit back and enjoy!
Nutritional Properties: He Shou Wu extract is restorative for kidneys and adrenals – very helpful for someone who feels burnt out, exhausted, wired but tired. Raw Cacao is known for its antioxidant properties and is also rich in minerals. Coconut sugar is a very healthy wholesome sugar, much better than white sugar that is just empty calories and devoid of all goodness.