Warm up this holiday season with a deliciously satisfying (and guilt-free) latte made with functional ingredients that taste like the ultimate indulgence. Made from our No Yolking™ 100% Egg White Protein Powder, gingerbread spices, non-dairy milk and a calorie-free sweetener. Make your own spice blend to store and have on hand all holiday season, or put the dry mixture in a beautiful jar with a handwritten tag to gift someone special.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 1 serving
1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) No Yolking™ – 100 % Egg White Protein Powder
2 tbsp (30 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp (30 mL) Swerve brown sugar replacement
2 tsp (10 mL) *Gingerbread Spice Blend
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups (300 mL) boiling water
1 tbsp (15 mL) liquid coconut oil or MCT oil
- Pour milk into a blender. Add protein powder, cocoa powder, sugar, spice belnd and vanilla. Mix on low speed until well combined.
- Pour in some of the boiling water and oil; blend for 1 minute. Add remaining boiling water and blend until frothy. Pour into mug. Sprinkle additional spices on top before serving.
- Enjoy this recipe or any of our hot protein lattes for breakfast to feel fueled and satisfied all morning long. It’s also a great option for an afternoon pick-me-up!
- Turn this hot chocolate into a mocha by adding 1 oz (30 mL) freshly brewed espresso to the mug before pouring in the blender mixture.
*Gingerbread Spice Blend:
3 tbsp (45 mL) ground cinnamon
2 tbsp (30 mL) ground ginger
1 tsp (5 mL) each ground allspice, cloves and nutmeg
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground cardamom and black pepper