Is it cold where you live? Fall and winter bring cool temperatures that make it hard to crave a nice frosty green smoothie when you prefer sipping on something warm and comforting. justified! Instead of skipping that smoothie altogether, try this warm drink. It gives you all the best in fresh produce and energy-boosting ingredients but also keeps you toasty warm. My tea smoothie might be your go-to drink this winter!
How to make warm juice
Warm smoothies are very similar to cold smoothies, with a few modifications. Here’s how I like to mix it up:
- mixes Spinach, tea and coconut milk until smooth.
- Add remaining components. If you are using a file high speed mixer Then start blending on low speed and work on high speed. Blend for 3-5 minutes or until very hot. If you are using a file normal mixer Then blend until smooth and heat the blended juice on the stovetop or transfer to cups and heat in the microwave until heated.
masala chai (Spiced tea) A thousand year old beverage that originated in India. It can be made with a wide variety of spices as well as different types of tea depending on the region of the world. You can definitely make this green tea-inspired smoothie with the tea of your choice (contains caffeine or not).
Tips for a delicious chai juice
Hot tea can be used while blending if your blender container is heat-resistant. If you choose to mix hot liquid, make sure the cap is ventilated so the liquid doesn’t leak or splash. If your blender has a soup setting, this is the perfect smoothie for that setting!
Canned full cream coconut milk makes this tea juice smoothie extra creamy. Use light canned coconut milk or a carton of coconut milk to reduce the fat. Replace the Medjool date with a little more maple syrup if desired.
Feel free to drink this juice at room temperature instead of heating it. Rock stars have told me that they often drink room temperature juices during the winter, and that’s cool! This smoothie is equally delicious and chilled, so if you’re not up for a hot drink, keep it cold!
Frequently asked questions about tea tea juice
My Chai Smoothie has 396 calories (with full cream coconut milk). If you want to cut your calorie count easily, just replace the whole coconut milk with light canned coconut milk or even carton coconut milk.
I recommend drinking the smoothies within a couple of days of mixing. They start losing nutrients after about 15 minutes, yet still look great the next day! Just be sure to shake this chilled smoothie well before your first sip.
Tea naturally contains caffeine (unless it’s an herbal tea) and can boost your metabolism. Some teas boost metabolism more than others.
Warm drinks for cold weather
Put on your cold brew coffee and get ready to enjoy the seasonal flavors with our smoothie and drink recipes below. I love switching up my drinking routine with a fresh batch of fruits and vegetables, and these recipes herald cooler weather the right way.
If you can’t stand the thought of mixing up a cold smoothie this time of year, don’t! Instead, try one of these incredibly delicious warm juices embracing season:
Warm vegetarian drinks
If you’re anything like me, cooler weather keeps me sipping on warmer drinks all day long. Here are a few of my favorite things to drink:
What hot drinks do you like to keep you warm during cold weather? Leave a comment below and tell me what to drink this winter!
Warm chai juice
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A comforting warm meal replacement smoothie packed with healthy fruits and spinach, plus just the right amount of spice inside a warm chia tea smoothie.
- ½ cup fresh spinach
- ½ cup brewed tea (herbal green, white or black)
- ½ cup coconut milk
- ½ pears (drilled and peeled)
- ½ An apple (drilled and peeled)
- 1 unknown date
- ½ small spoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ inch ginger root
- ⅛ small spoon of ground cardamom
- 1 service Boost Protein Smoothie ((my choice))
mixes Spinach, tea and coconut milk until smooth.
next one, Add the remaining ingredients. If you are using a high speed mixer, start mixing again on low speed until high speed. Leave to mix for 3-5 minutes, or until very hot. If you are using a regular mixer, blend until smooth and heat gently on the stovetop or transfer to mugs and heat in the microwave.
Note: Hot tea can be used, but use caution when mixing. Be sure to ventilate the cap so that the liquid does not leak and splash. Mix on low speed, working on high speed until smooth.
Calories: 396Calories (20%) carbohydrates: 49g (16%) protein: 4g (8%) Fat: 25g (38%) Saturated fat: 21g (131%) Unsaturated fats: 1g Monounsaturated fats: 1g sodium: 32mg (1%) Potassium: 758mg (22%) the basic: 8g (33%) sugar: 34g (38%) Vitamin A: 1517IU (30%) Vitamin C: 14mg (17%) Calcium: 75mg (8%) iron: 5mg (28%)