Dairy Free Maca Hot Chocolate | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Maca Hot Chocolate (Dairy Free)

Curl up with your sweetie and enjoy a rich warm mug of Maca Hot Chocolate. It’s the dairy free date night dessert designed to amp up the fun! (I spent way too long writing that sentence.)

Originally, I wanted to perfect this recipe for Christmas, but I decided to hold off. Why? Well, it makes a bit more sense for Valentine’s Day… after all, maca is purportedly an herbal libido booster. Chocolate + frisky feelings. I can’t think of many other things I’d want for V-Day.

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Ginger Masala Chai | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Ginger Masala Chai Latte

CHAI! Who doesn’t adore chai? Well, I’m a fan, and this homemade ginger masala chai is my morning beverage of choice for the wintry weekend mornings on their way.

Why ginger masala chai? A local coffee shop featured a gingery chai latte in their seasonal rotation. One sip in and I knew I would have to recreate that sharp, spicy flavor at home.

Having never made true masala chai at home, I went searching for basic recipes. And I discovered something. You know how in the US, we call the drink “chai” and leave it at that? We all have an understanding of what we’re getting when we order a chai at a coffee shop. But we’re terribly wrong.

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Paleo Peppermint Hot Chocolate | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Peppermint Hot Chocolate [Guest Post]

Today, I’m excited to welcome Louise Hendon of Paleo Flourish Magazine to my blog! I haven’t had a guest blogger here in a while, but this recipe is worth the dry spell.

Hot chocolate may seem a little out-of-season (it’s summer at the time this was posted), but you’ll be so happy to have this recipe saved when the mornings and evenings are crisp and cool. Plus, I still think hot chocolate is suitable during summer thunderstorms. Comfort food at its finest.

I won’t ramble any longer. Take it away, Louise!

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Chai Banana Smoothie | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Madi’s Chai Banana Smoothie

Every autumn, I fall head-over-heels for foods and flavors that stereotypically fit the season – squash, sage, clove, chai. So even before tasting this creamy banana chai smoothie, I knew I would love it simply because it showcases one of my favorite spice blends.

I can’t take full credit for this recipe. I typically don’t follow recipes for smoothies; instead, I throw a banana and whatever I can scrounge up from the fridge in a blender and if it tastes decent, I consider it a success. One recent evening, my brilliant best friend, Madi, texted the recipe for a chai banana smoothie that she came up with. Everything was already in my pantry, so I set out to make it the next day…before I knew it, I was telling my genius girlfriend how amazing she is and begged her to let me share the recipe on my blog. Of course, Madi agreed because she’s a peach.
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Maple Clove Bulletproof Latte | DoYouEvenPaleo.net

Maple Clove Butter Coffee

It’s Autumn! And National Coffee Day!

At first, I thought I would be a little sad about the end of summer…but to be honest, I’m pretty thrilled. In a single metaphoric gust of Fargo wind, I remembered all of the wonderful things I love about fall.

The crisp, cool air – not too hot, not too cold. Evening snuggles under a big quilt. Apples and pumpkin and squash. Hearty soups and casseroles. Soothing tea. Gorgeous colors. Leggings and boots. Hot coffee and lattes.

I’ve now fully embraced Autumn. And since it’s National Coffee Day and Autumn, I’m thrilled to share this glorious blended Maple Clove Butter Coffee recipe with you.

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