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Cozy Peppermint Chai (Vegan + GF)

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This cozy and comforting Peppermint Chai recipe is filled with heartwarming spices, a touch of sweetness and a big dose of flavor for a wholly delicious drink perfect anytime of year. Plant-based and vegan.

I’m a major chai fan and I’ve had in my head for a long time now to experiment with a mint version. And boy am I ever glad that I did! The fusion of masala chai flavors with peppermint is an absolute match made in heaven! I just know you are going to love this as much we do.

a top shot of a cup of chai topped with peppermint leaves

Mint Chai

  • Cozy, warm and comforting.
  • Easy to make.
  • Filled with simple, wholesome, plant-based ingredients.
  • Super flavorful and well-balanced.
  • Vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free.
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How-to Make

1
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over high heat.
2
Bring to a boil, cover, turn off heat, and let sit for 5 minutes.
3
Strain & enjoy!
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a mug of peppermint chai

Tips, Tricks, and Substitutions FAQ

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Peppermint Chai

This cozy and comforting Peppermint Chai recipe is filled with heartwarming spices, a touch of sweetness and a big dose of flavor for a wholly delicious drink perfect anytime of year. Plant-based and vegan.
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Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 3 cups milk of choice I like to use oat milk
  • 1 inch knob of fresh ginger root whole
  • 6 whole peppercorns lightly crushed
  • 1 whole cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cardamom pods lightly crushed
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 1 black tea bag I like to use Darjeeling
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract or peppermint spirits
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • 2-3 torn fresh mint leaves optional

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan over high heat combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Bring to boil, cover, then turn off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Strain, then enjoy.

Notes

Please refer to the Tips section above in the post for valuable information.
You might also enjoy: The Ultimate Moon Milk Guide.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 659mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 450mg
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About Author

Hi! I'm Kristen -- a mama, photographer, recipe developer and author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I enjoy sharing both wildly creative and ridiculously practical vegetarian recipes that are approachable for all. Everything you see here is infused with a bit of nature, magic and good health. XO.

2 Comments

  • Daniela Modesto
    10/19/2020 at 3:58 AM

    This looks so good my friend!! I cannot wait to try it! 🙂

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