What to drink as a remedy for a bleak, grey day when the wind is howling and the sky is thick with cloud.
My go-to winter warming drink is a blend of coconut milk and almond milk that is infused with an uplifting mix of spices, vanilla, honey, and a teaspoon of maca powder to give it an extra nutritional boost – it’s not bad with a nip of whiskey either…
1 x 400ml coconut milk
1½ cups milk of your choice – I used unsweetened almond milk
½ cup almonds, lightly roasted, skins removed
3 tbsp honey
1 vanilla bean, scraped
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp maca powder
1/2 tsp ground clove
15ml whiskey, optional
Place lightly roasted almonds in a bowl and pour over coconut milk and almond milk. Let the almonds soak for at least 2 hours or overnight to soften.
Blend milks and almonds for 1…