Rooibos Masala Chai

Switch out the black tea with naturally caffiene-free rooibos tea so you can enjoy a masala chai at any time of the day. Not only is rooibos naturally caffeine-free, but it’s excellent for your digestion, and has a high amount of antioxidants.

Eating Style: Candida Friendly, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 rooibos tea bag
  • 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon demerara, coconut or date sugar
  • 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon homemade chai spice + more for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Place the water and tea bag in a small saucepan, cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to simmer and leave for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add non-dairy milk, sugar and spices. Bring back to a simmer, just until it’s heated. This will ensure that you don’t get the milk film over top of your chai.
  4. Allow to sit for a couple of minutes before removing the bag, pouring into a large mug and sprinkling with extra chai spice if desired.

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 40
  • Total Fat: 4.4
  • Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
  • Sodium: 131 mg
  • Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Net Carbs: 23 g
  • Sugars: 18.6 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g