Activated Charcoal Chai
With ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and honey, this soothing drink is the perfect vehicle for activated charcoal powder, when you need it.
⅔ cup plant-based milk, such as Ripple (or your favorite nondairy milk)
1 cinnamon stick
6 green cardamom pods, crushed
6 black peppercorns
1 2-inch piece ginger, unpeeled, cut into ¼-inch slices and smashed
¼ teaspoon activated charcoal
1 tiny pinch sea salt
1 teaspoon honey
1. Combine the milk, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, peppercorns, and ginger in a small saucepan.
2. Bring the mixture to a boil, then lower to a simmer and cover. Cook over very low heat for 5 minutes.
3. Put the activated charcoal, sea salt, and honey in a powerful blender.
4. Strain the chai mixture directly in and blend for 1 minute, or until frothy.
Originally featured in Wellness Drinks That Actually Taste Fantastic