Superfood Coconut Milk Latte
By Brandi Black, RHN
March 1, 2019 Reviewed--There’s a new gut-supportive latte with
What is Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is a green pigment that gives plant foods— such as chlorella, broccoli, and kale— their deep green color. That’s right, caffeine is no match for this plant pigment. Chlorella is an
Superfood Coconut Milk Latte: The Ultimate Pick-Me-Up
We’ve put our own twist on this cafe trend and created a coconut milk latte recipe with chlorella and matcha green tea, instead of espresso. Since excess caffeine consumption can wear down the adrenal glands over time— and almost guarantees a 12 p.m. blood sugar crash— this is a healthier alternative for energy that lasts longer during the day. This comforting superfood coconut milk latte is naturally sweetened with vanilla extract and maple syrup and blended with creamy coconut milk and coconut cream for gut supportive healthy fats. Feel free to garnish with a pinch of cinnamon if you’d like!
Does it Matter Which Chlorophyll Superfood You Choose?
As mentioned earlier, chlorophyll is found in green plant foods such as broccoli and kale. However, there are a few key differences to know. To get you straight to the point, chlorella is one of the best sources of chlorophyll on the planet! But wait, there’s more!
Chlorella is the only food known to contain Chlorella Growth Factor (
2 cups coconut milk (light or full fat)
1 tsp Sun Chlorella Powder
2 tsp matcha powder
1.5 Tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp sea salt
Coconut whipped cream and marshmallows to top
In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk together all ingredients until well incorporated. Heat until the mixture is hot but not boiling. Once hot, remove from heat, pour into two mugs, top with coconut whipped cream and marshmallows, and enjoy!
Author: Brandi Black, RHN
Brandi Black is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist from Vancouver, B.C. Experiencing her own health challenges at a young age led her to become passionate about educating on the healing properties of food, and how to achieve hormone balance, clear skin and sustainable weight loss naturally. In her spare time you'll find Brandi writing in her blog and hanging out with her teacup chihuahua, Coconut.