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Dandelion Latte

Serves 4.


    Dandelion Latte

    This drink gives you the same sensory satisfaction as your usual tall latte from Starbucks, but without the jolt: It’s caffeine free. Dandelion “coffee” anchors this healthy cup of comfort.


    Dandelion Latte


    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) dandelion root grounds
    • 4 cups (1 L) water
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1 cup (250 mL) unsweetened cashew milk, plus more to taste
    • Sorghum syrup, agave, or maple syrup, to taste


    Per serving:

    • calories21
    • protein0g
    • fat1g
      • saturated fat0g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates7g
      • sugars4g
      • fibre2g
    • sodium44mg



    Preheat oven to 160 C (325 F).


    Spread dandelion root grounds on baking tray and roast until rich and fragrant, about 15 to 20 minutes.


    In medium saucepan, bring water and cinnamon to a boil. Add dandelion root grounds, along with cashew milk and syrup. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.


    Strain into 4 mugs and serve warm.


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