Recipe
raw almond milk

Lullaby Latté

Replace the traditional warm milk given to children who can’t sleep with a warm, comforting and dairy-free almond or cashew milk latte.

Replace the traditional warm milk given to children who can’t sleep with a warm, comforting and dairy-free almond or cashew milk latte.

This drink is comforting to the body, particularly to the digestive system thanks to the spices like ginger and cinnamon.

Almonds are rich in magnesium, a necessary mineral for quality sleep.
Plus, you’ll get even more beautiful as you sleep thanks to the skin-friendly Vitamin E in almonds and hydrating powers of coconut.
It also helps that this happens to be delicious

  • ¼ cup of almonds or cashews, soaked for a few hours or all day
  • 1 cup of coconut water (or water)
  • 1/8 tsp. of turmeric powder
  • 1/8 tsp. of cinnamon powder
  • 1/8 tsp. of vanilla powder
  • 1/8 tsp. of ginger powder (or fresh ginger, to taste)
  • 1 Medjool date
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut butter or coconut manna (or oil)

Optional :

  • 1 banana
  1. Soak cashews or almonds for a few hours, all-day or overnight.
  2. Soak the Medjool date in warm water until soft, then peel.
  3. Blend soaked cashews or soaked then peeled or blanched almonds with the coconut water or water, a Medjool date, coconut butter or oil and some health-boosting spices like turmeric, ginger and cinnamon (and banana if using) then warm over the stove.
Rebecca Leffler

Rebecca Leffler is a writer, journalist and wellness consultant. She is the author of best-selling French book Green, Glam & Gourmande and follow-up title Green, Glam & Happy. Her book “Très green, très clean, très chic: Eat (and live!) the new French way with plant-based, gluten-free recipes for every season” was released in 2015. Follow Rebecca at Lafleurparisny.com.

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