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Chai Latte-Inspired Snack Recipes

Chai Latte-Inspired Snack Recipes

If you're looking for a quick, simple and healthy snack, try one of these six Chai Latte-inspired recipes.

Snacks can often be processed and full of preservatives. I like to make my own snacks at home for a healthy treat. These Chai Latte flavored snacks will keep you full and are healthy as well! 

1. Chai Tea Fruit Compote 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup fresh blackberries
  • 1.5 cups of water
  • 1 scoop of Dr. Amy Shah’s Chai Latte Powder Mix

Directions:

  1. Simmer water in a medium saucepan
  2. Add all ingredients listed above and simmer until berries break down and sauce thickens
  3. Stir as needed

This chai tea fruit compote can be used to sweeten yogurt, on toast, or even eaten alone!  What a flavorful and healthy way to break your fast.

2. Vegan Chai Popsicles

(Yield: 6)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey/agave/two packs of stevia
  • 1 scoop of Dr. Amy Shah’s Chai Latte Powder Mix
  • I set of popsicle molds 

Instructions:

  1. Mix and stir all the 3 ingredients, fill in the molds!
  2. Freeze overnight and enjoy!

3. Chai Spiced Granola

Ingredients

  • ½ cup honey, agave, or 2 packs of stevia
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract, almond extract, or orange extract
  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups of nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts, sunflower seeds)- any nut of your choice
  • 1/2 cup of shredded coconut, or chopped up dried fruits (apricots, prunes, cranberries, or mandarin oranges) 
  • 1 and ½ scoops of Dr. Amy Shah’s Chai Latte Powder Mix

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foi.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together warmed honey/agave/or two packs of stevia with coconut oil and the extract of your choice.  Set aside for later.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, toss together oats, nuts, coconut and chai spice mix until evenly combined. Add in the honey mixture, and toss until the dry ingredients are evenly coated
  4. Spread the mixture out on the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, removing the sheet from the oven at the halfway point to give the granola a good stir for even cooking.  Return sheet to the oven and bake 1 cup chai tea

4. Chai Latte Infused Baked Pear Halves

Ingredients:

  • 2 large bosc pears peeled and halved with the seeds scooped out
  • ¾ cup of melted earth balance
  • ½ teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 1.5 scoops of Dr. Amy’s Chai Latte Powder Mix

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit 
  2. Melt butter in microwave safe bowl and mix in brown sugar and chai latte powder mix.
  3. Put pears cut side down on a baking sheet lined with foil and top with butter mixture.  Bake until pears look soft and have a slight golden color- about 8 minutes-

Enjoy! 

5. Chai Spiced Popcorn

This is a fast and easy snack using microwaved popcorn! 

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of microwaved popcorn
  • Dr. Amy Chai Latte Spice Mix- 1 scoop
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of cardamom
  • Handful of almonds
  • Coconut Oil

Directions: 

  1. Combine the popcorn with one teaspoon of oil (optional), then place it in a brown paper bag (or a heatproof bowl covered with a plate). Fold over the top of the bag 2-3 times to seal the contents. Then place in the microwave, upright, and microwave at full power for between 2-4 minutes, or until the popping slows to every few seconds. 
  2. Then, transfer the popped popcorn to a large bowl and drizzle with ½ tablespoon of melted coconut oil, tossing gently to coat.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine Dr. Amy’s Chai Latte Mix with some added cinnamon and a sprinkle of extra cardamom.
  4. Sprinkle the chai spices on the popcorn, tossing to distribute – add the handful of nuts and enjoy your chai spiced popcorn!

6. Chai Spiced Mixed Nuts

This is a fast and easy snack using any combination of store bought mixed nuts that are unflavored (lightly salted works well)

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of almonds
  • ¼ cup of pecans
  • ¼ cup of shelled pistachios
  • 1 scoop of Dr. Amy Shah’s Chai Latte Powder
  • ¼ cup of dried cranberries- unsweetened or lightly sweetened preferred
  • Melted coconut oil,  about ½ cup

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2.  On a lined baking sheet, toss nuts with melted coconut oil and roast for about 8 minutes until nuts get toasted and release their natural oils (you will be able to smell the nuts roasting- at this point- take them out of the oven)
  3. While the nuts are cooling, sprinkle them with Dr. Amy’s chai spice powder 
  4. Combine cranberries and toss all together in a large bowl- seal in an airtight container and enjoy a great snack!

 

 




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