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Let’s be honest – the last thing you feel like on a cold winter’s morning is an icy (albeit nutrient packed) smoothie. But we’ve come up with a brilliant alternative – WARM superfood smoothies that’ll warm your bones and keep your fingers toasty.

Best of all, they’re still chock-full of the good stuff – turmeric, raw cacao, goji berries, matcha and maca are all well-known superfoods that we’ve written about before. And if you’re trying to kick the caffeine habit, these are a more than appealing alternative. Enjoy!

Turmeric Vanilla Spice Superfood Latte

Serves 1

  • 300ml coconut milk or almond milk
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of vanilla powder
  • 1½ tsp organic virgin coconut oil
  • Maple syrup or brown rice syrup to taste

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring the liquid to a strong simmer, whisking a couple times. Once it’s quite warm, carefully pour the liquid into a blender and slowly blend the mixture until thoroughly combined and frothy. Pour the drink into a cup and shake a bit of cinnamon on top if you like.

Raw Cacao & Goji Berry Superfood Latte

Serves 1

  • 300ml coconut milk or almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 pitted date
  • 1½ tbsp goji berries
  • ¼ tsp vanilla powder
  • Pinch of acai powder (optional)
  • 1½ tsp organic virgin coconut oil

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring the liquid to a strong simmer, whisking a couple times. Once it’s quite warm and the date/gojis are completely soft, carefully pour the liquid and softened dried fruit into a blender and slowly blend the mixture until thoroughly combined, smooth, and frothy. Garnish with extra goji berries, a sprinkle of cacao powder or cacao nibs if you like.

Matcha Maca Superfood Latte with Tahini

Serves 1

  • 300ml coconut milk or almond milk
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1 tsp maca powder
  • ½ tsp tahini 
  • 1½ tsp organic virgin coconut oil (or coconut butter)
  • Maple syrup or brown rice syrup to taste
  • A bit of raw cacao butter dissolved into the mix would give this a delicious white chocolate feel

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring the liquid to a strong simmer, whisking a couple times. Once it’s quite warm, carefully pour the liquid into a blender and slowly blend the mixture until thoroughly combined and frothy. Garnish the drink with a sprinkle of sesame seeds if you like.