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Spiced Almond Milk

I looooove to sit at a cute little cafe and enjoy something warm and comforting. It brings back memories of when Ryan and I went backpacking through Europe before we started our family.

As much as lattes and cappuccinos from adorable cafes taste so darn good, my wallet and caffeine addiction sure take the brunt. Why can’t I just have a yummy drink that warms my soul without breaking the bank or fueling my caffeine addiction?

Ding! We created our own version that totally does the trick and I can’t wait for you to try it too. This heart-happy treat that won’t make you feel guilty if you become addicted! It’s called Spiced Almond Milk— it’s full of goodness AND it’s from the beloved Fresh Start: A 21-day Cleanse

While cleansing, we encourage our cleansers to drink it nightly during the 21-day whole food program. The combination of spices and nutty-sweetness is a perfect way to end the day, and it’s so easy to make at home which means you’re saving tons of hard-earned cash.

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Spiced Almond Milk

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Drinks

Description

This is the perfect little treat at the end of a long day. The combination of almond milk + warming digestive spices balances your blood sugar and stabilizes your metabolism, while the extra protein boost from the almond butter helps curb hunger pains.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • A pinch of ground ginger
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small pan.
  2. Heat on the stove over medium heat until warm.*
  3. Pour into a mug.


Notes

*Pro tip: After heating the ingredients on the stove, pour the mixture into the blender and run it for about 30 seconds (leave a little hole in the lid for the steam to escape). This makes sure everything is mixed super well, and adds a bit of froth to make you feel like you just got served at your favorite coffee shop!

 

Ready for 21 days of delicious, plant-powered meals?

Join our Fresh Start (spring) cleanse, before April 3 and receive our “early bird special”. You’ll get free access into our live community cleanse which kicks off April 3-23. This live community cleanse group is a great way to get support, inspiration and encouragement from me and your fellow rawkstars every single day.

It truly makes Fresh Start the happiest cleanse on earth. #nojoke

 

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  1. Robin

    November 18th, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    This is delicious! I only used 1 tsp of maple syrup, and it was perfect (this is coming from someone who likes sweets)! Making another one right now!

  2. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    November 18th, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    Cheers to you, Robin.

  3. Sara@Cookies

    November 26th, 2014 at 2:30 am

    That is perfect for today! Stormy weather here. I will cook some good cookies and this almond milk! Thanks for the recipe. It looks delicious 🙂

  4. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    November 26th, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Stay safe during the storm, Sara.

    Enjoy your warm Spiced Almond Milk + cookies! 🙂

  5. Angie

    December 1st, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    i just made some! This is delicious!

  6. Nayna

    December 4th, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Made it without almond butter, Werth homemade almond milk…YUM!!!

  7. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 5th, 2014 at 5:36 am

    YUM! Sounds GREAT, Nayna! 🙂

  8. Tai

    December 6th, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    Since I don’t have most of the ingredients, I riffed this delicious sounding recipe. I used unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon and two teaspoons of honey. It was warm, comforting and delicious!

  9. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 8th, 2014 at 9:46 am

    Wonderful! Cheers!

  10. Deneen

    December 11th, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Robin thanks! I don’t do the sweets like that was gonna do stevia but I will go with the 1 tsp of maple syrup! Trying this tonight!!!

  11. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 12th, 2014 at 7:13 am

    🙂 Cheers!

  12. Lori

    December 12th, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    This sounds really good! I’m definitely going to try this one!

  13. Debra Perli

    December 14th, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Nevermind the e-mail. I copied the page and pasted it to my page and the whole recipe showed. Don’t know why this happens but I have the recipe now. Thanks.

  14. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 15th, 2014 at 7:12 am

    Cheers!

  15. Sarah Koszyk @Family. Food. Fiesta.

    December 16th, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Such a simple way to flavor up your regular almond milk. I love it and it’s perfect for the holiday season. I’ve been waking up and enjoying my warm milk daily during my morning routine. It starts my day off right with some relaxation and pizzazz. This is delicious!

  16. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 17th, 2014 at 9:20 am

    That’s fabulous, Sarah! So glad you are enjoy it!

  17. karen

    December 17th, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    please omit my name from the Facebook page. I keep getting ads for Simple Green Smoothies and I DONT want the ads. Nor did I say or “LIKE” the site so please take me off any information list!!

  18. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 17th, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Hi Karen.

    Thanks for the comment. I looked in our email list and your email is not present. I am not sure why you would be getting our feed if you aren’t apart of our community. Facebook places ads in peoples Facebook feeds, we don’t. Sorry we couldn’t be more of assistance.

  19. Cathy

    December 19th, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    Oh my, that is amazing! I haven’t been able to have coffee or dairy for a long time. But I have been craving something hot, sweet yet spicy, and this is PERFECT!!! Thank you so much. I have signed up for the 30 day smoothie challenge in January and now can’t wait, if this is the kind of tasty recipes you’ll have 🙂

  20. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 19th, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    YAY! So glad to hear you will be joining us for the January Challenge. 🙂

  21. Steven

    December 21st, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Well wasn’t too sure when I first read this but had to try it and OMG this is awsome!

  22. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 22nd, 2014 at 7:58 am

    YAY! Glad you enjoyed it! CHEERS!

  23. Karen

    December 28th, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    I am so looking forward to making this. Going to pick up the ingred tomorrow ! I’ve been trying to get off dairy

  24. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

    Hope you enjoy it!

  25. Mary

    December 29th, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    Taste chalky…any suggestions? I did omit the butter

  26. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    December 29th, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    What type of almond milk did you use, Mary?

  27. alison

    January 2nd, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Just made this and can agree it is yummy!

  28. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am

    Hey Alison. So glad you enjoy this! Cheers!

  29. Grace

    January 5th, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    Brilliant!!! I’m drinking one cup right now is puuurfect.

  30. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:01 am

    Wonderful!

  31. maria

    January 7th, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    Delicioso

  32. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:05 am

    Hey Maria! I am glad you enjoy this recipe! Cheers!

  33. Marcy

    January 11th, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    So yummy!! Perfect for these cold New England nights 🙂 I’m not a huge maple fan so I used some stevia instead. This is definitely going to make these frigid nights a little warmer.

  34. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:04 am

    Stay warm in New England. 🙂

  35. Paula

    January 11th, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Really good and warming. Chai-like seasonings, I thought. The almond butter added nice substance. I didn’t have maple syrup so subbed honey.

  36. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 21st, 2015 at 7:02 am

    Good think. I love Chai too!

  37. claire

    January 15th, 2015 at 9:16 am

    Hi this sounds great. I have never seen almond butter in shops here (Ireland) what could I use instead? Only thing I can think of is coconut oil. Thanks

  38. SGS Rawkstar Jessie

    January 15th, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    If you have raw almonds you can put them into your blender with some coconut oil, blend and then you have homemade almond butter. 🙂

  39. Elaine

    January 20th, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Claire you could try the t’internet for your hard to source products. I get most of mine via Amazon.co.uk. They are usually much cheaper than shops as well.

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