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a teal mug on a dark background filled with cherry lavender moon milk topped with lavender buds and turmeric for contrast
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Cherry Lavender Moon Milk Recipe (Vegan)

This Cherry Lavender Moon Milk recipe makes for one creamy, delicious, calming and beautiful sleepy-time beverage for those evenings when you could use a little extra support. With a healthy blend of oats, walnuts, spices, sweet cherries, and plant-based milk, this warm and cozy drink makes for one comforting vegan gluten-free night-time remedy with its roots in Ayurveda.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Beverages, Lifestyle
Cuisine: Ayurveda, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk of choice I use almond
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats gluten-free if necessary
  • 1/4 cup sweet cherries fresh or frozen
  • 2 tbs raw walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp dried lavender buds
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt or himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tbs maple syrup or raw honey
  • 1 tsp unrefined coconut oil
  • Optionally to garnish: lavender buds, turmeric, sliced cherries

Instructions

  • In a food processor or blender combine ingredients milk through salt. Let soak for at least 30 minutes.
  • Blend soaked ingredients until well combined and relatively smooth. Optionally, strain through a nut milk bag, or cheesecloth. (I personally like to use as is and let all settle in the bottom of my cup as I drink.)
  • Heat moon milk on the stove-top over medium-low heat until frothy.
  • Whisk in maple syrup and coconut oil.
  • Turn off heat.
  • Pour into mugs and optionally garnish with lavender, turmeric and cherries.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

Please see the 'Tips' section above in post for more information.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 469mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g