PROTEIN YUM: Chai Protein Latte

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 chai tea bag or loose chai tea
  • 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/2 scoop vanilla PhD Tricellar protein powder

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the milk with the tea until very hot, but not boiling. Remove from heat and steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour into a mini blender and add the pumpkin, spices, stevia, vanilla extract and protein powder, if using. Blend for 5 seconds. Carefully unscrew the top. Pour into a mug, and sprinkle with more pumpkin pie spice.

Nutrition Info:

Prep Time :2 minutes

Cook Time :3 minutes

Yield :1

 

Calories 138
Total Fat 5g
Total Carbs 5g
Protein 15g

About the Author

"I'm a happily married fitness freak and mom to three amazing, super-fit kids. My passion is creating original recipes and transforming unhealthy eats into healthy treats. I believe in balancing macro-nutrients as often as possible, and cooking to delight the ones I love in the cleanest, yummiest ways possible. As a nutrition coach, trainer and fitness instructor, I feel food is fuel, but it should also taste splendid, because after all, you only live once." Erin holds a B.A. in English and Master’s degree in Education, specializing Group X, children’s fitness and nutrition. She’s been a group exercise instructor for 14 years and was a Master Trainer for three years, traveling the country certifying hundreds of instructors and handling the nutrition portion of the company.
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