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Stress-Busting Peppermint Hot Cacao. Image features Harmonic Arts Sea Breeze Artisan Tea and 5 Mushroom Chocolate Elixir set behind a mug of this delicious hot cocoa.

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Stress-Busting Peppermint Hot Cacao

Elixirs are one of our favourite ways to share the power of plant medicine. To master the art of elixir crafting at home, try pairing our Artisan Teas and Elixirs. Together, they create tasty herbal lattes that are packed with nourishing herbs and superfoods. This Stress-Busting Peppermint Hot Cacao recipe is no exception. It features our 5 Mushroom Chocolate Elixir and Sea Breeze Artisan Tea for a seasonal treat that soothes and uplifts.

 

Featured Ingredients

5 Mushroom Chocolate Elixir

Our 5 Mushroom Chocolate Elixir features Chaga, Cordyceps, Lion’s Mane, Reishi and Turkey Tail. These functional mushrooms work together to support whole-body balance and a grounded body and mind. This crowd favourite Elixir is packed with heirloom Cacao, an antioxidant-rich superfood. It activates feel-good neurotransmitters to uplift our mood in stressful times. 

Sea Breeze Artisan Tea

Our Sea Breeze Artisan Tea is thoughtfully formulated by Clinical Herbalists. It features Spearmint, Lemon Balm and Bull Kelp. When the flurry of the holidays sets in, these herbal allies can come to the rescue. Spearmint supports digestion and Lemon Balm is a nervine herb that soothes stress. Bull Kelp is packed with antioxidants that protect our bodies from oxidative stress caused by free radicals. 

This soothing recipe makes 2 servings. 

 

What You’ll Need

Blender 

2 Mugs 

2 TB Harmonic Arts 5 Mushroom Chocolate Elixir 

2 TB Harmonic Arts Sea Breeze Artisan Tea 

1/2 TSP Harmonic Arts Organic Maca Powder 

1/2 Cup Nut Mylk 

1 TSP Maple Syrup 

Dash of Sea Salt 

 

How to Make Your Stress-Busting Peppermint Hot Cacao

  1. Place your Sea Breeze tea in a mason jar and cover with 2 cups of boiled water. Seal and steep for 15 minutes. 
  2. Strain the tea leaves and add to a blender, along with your 5 Mushroom Chocolate, maple syrup and nut mylk. 
  3. Blend until frothy. 
  4. Divide between two of your favourite mugs and share with a friend who you love to relax with. 
  5. Sip, soothe and enjoy! 

 

Giving Back to the Planet

Did you know that our Artisan Teas and Elixir Blends help save the trees? As part of our commitment to sustainability, we donate 1% of every Artisan Tea and Elixir sale to the Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS). CCFS works to buy back sections of forest that are scheduled to be logged. It preserves vital wildlife habitat as well as hiking and biking trails enjoyed by our local community. 

Our Elixirs and Artisan Teas come in compostable packaging that can go right into your municipal compost. Keep in mind that the bag inside the canister is recyclable and the stickers on the tea bags need to be removed and discarded. Learn more about how to recycle, compost and even upcycle our packaging here. 

 

Looking for more tasty recipes? Check out our blog for delicious and nourishing inspiration.

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