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Adaptogenic Dark Chocolate Cherry Mousse

Adaptogenic Dark Chocolate Cherry Mousse

Ingredients:
3/4 cup cherries (pitted)
1 tsp coconut sugar
A splash of water
3/4 cup dark chocolate
2 cups coconut cream
2 tbsp coconut oil
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla

Adaptogenic Cocoa Peanut Butter Latte

Adaptogenic Cocoa Peanut Butter Latte

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Adaptogenic Cocoa Peanut Butter Latte


The powerful benefits of adaptogens are vast.

They help the body respond to stressors more efficiently.

Their ability to aid the body’s stress response makes them a powerful food to add to your diet.

A great way to add adaptogens to your diet is through drinks.

Add 1/4 tsp of ashwagandha powder to smoothies or coffee.

Or, you can make one of my delicious adaptogenic lattes!

This Adaptogenic Cocoa Peanut Butter Latte recipe is the perfect thing for chocolate peanut butter lovers who are looking to cash in on the benefits of adaptogens.

It’s creamy, it’s chocolatey, delicious, and easy to make.

This recipe uses ashwagandha powder, which has a variety of adaptogenic benefits.

Benefits of Ashwagandha:

– Assists in relieving anxiety and fatigue
– Improved Immunity
– Anti-Arthritic
(Tweed 2)

It’s important to safely source any “supplemental” powder. I bought my ashwagandha from this amazon store. They abide by Good Manufacturing Practices, which are among the highest standards in the world.


References:

Tweed, Vera. “Herbal Adaptogens for Immune Health & Energy.” Better Nutrition, vol. 78, no. 10, Oct. 2016, pp. 46-48. EBSCOhost, cscc.ohionet.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=a9h&AN=118137418&site=ehost-live.


Adaptogenic Cocoa Peanut Butter Latte

Cook Time7 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan / Plantbased
Servings: 1 person

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk of choice I used cashew milk
  • 1 tsp Agave
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • 2 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tbsp Peanut Butter

Instructions

  • Warm milk of choice either in a microwave or in a pot over the stove top
  • Transfer warmed milk and the rest of the ingredients to a blender
  • Blend on high until well-combined
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Make this an iced latte by throwing a few ice cubes after blending. I don't recommend not heating up the milk though, as it helps to make a smoother drink.
Be sure to consult your doctor to make sure that adaptogens are safe for you to take
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Adaptogenic Matcha Tea Latte

Adaptogenic Matcha Tea Latte

Ingredients:
2 cups milk of choice
1.5 tsp matcha powder
1/4 tsp ashwagandha powder
2 tsp agave
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Adaptogenic Vanilla Rose Latte

Adaptogenic Vanilla Rose Latte

Ingredients:
1 cup rose tea
1 cup milk of choice
1/8 tsp rhodiola rosea powder
1 scoop collagen peptides
2 tsp agave
1/2 tsp vanilla extract