Those two warm drinks are perfect to take on the slopes or snowshoeing in a thermos. They are nourishing and warming; your body will heat back up in no time.
Hot Spiced Coconut Milk
3 cups rice, almond or hemp milk
1 ½ cups coconut milk
1 tablespoon grated fresh turmeric
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
3 pieces star anise
3 cinnamon sticks
5 whole cloves
Zest of 1 orange
Freshly grated whole nutmeg
Place all ingredients except nutmeg in pot over high heat and whisk until smooth. Bring to gentle boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 minutes. Remove from heat and serve hot, topped with nutmeg.
Green Tea with Ginger
Green Tea with Lemongrass and Ginger
2 stalks lemongrass (bottom 4 inches only)
1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
4 cups water
4 green tea teabags
1-tablespoon pomegranate juice
Trim dry ends from lemongrass and discard. Peel outer leaves, and slice remaining stalks lengthwise into this strips. Place in pot, add ginger and water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add teabags and steep 3-4 minutes (longer steeping will yield a more bitter tea). Remove tea bags, lemongrass and ginger and discard. Stir in pomegranate juice and serve.