January 22, 2016


Blending coconut oil into your steeped tea makes a remarkably creamy dairy-free latte.

And it offers another health bonus that shouldn’t be overlooked: a bit of healthy fat like coconut oil, rich in medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), helps your body absorb the fat-soluble vitamins from the ingredients featured in The Honest Leaf teas.

In the Boost tea, black pepper is a powerful healing spice, in part because it contains an antioxidant compound called piperine. Piperine can help boost the bioavailability of vitamins in other foods you’re consuming and boost digestion by triggering the taste buds, which in turn stimulate the pancreas to start producing digestive enzymes for the food that is on its way.

Culinary nutrition at its finest!


Dairy-free Boost Tea Latte

Original recipe by Ashleigh Grange, RHN, CNE

Makes 1 serving

Boost tea latte

What You Need

- 1 ½ tsp Boost tea by The Honest Leaf

- 1 cup water

- 1 Tbsp coconut oil

- Optional: sweetener to taste such as honey or pure maple syrup


How to Make It

Steep 1 ½ tsp Boost tea in 1 cup of hot water for 5 minutes. Strain.

Add steeped tea to a blender with the coconut oil. Add sweetener to taste if desired and blend briefly just until combined.

Serve immediately. Your dairy-free tea latte is ready!


Guest post written by: Ashleigh Grange

Ashleigh Grange is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.), Culinary Nutrition Expert (C.N.E.), nutrition copywriter and French translator. She wholeheartedly believe that cooking skills are the KEY to health and that they are vital to making healthier choices. She develops recipes anddiscusses the healing benefits of everyday foods on her whole foods blog at www.AshleighGrange.com/blog.


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