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Cordyceps Mushroom Chai Coffee

Used in traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine as a cure-all, cordyceps are still touted as a way to improve health.

Cordyceps Mushroom Chai Coffee
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Calories 126
Fat 5g
Carbs 12g
Sodium 119mg
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Used in traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine as a cure-all, cordyceps are still touted as a way to slow the aging process, improve brain health, detox the liver, and even supercharge the libido, all thanksto their active polysaccharide compounds. The mushrooms actually taste like ground coffee, so try pairing them with real coffee for a pre-workout boost. Search for cordyceps coffee blends online or in specialty groceries.

Cordyceps Mushroom Chai Coffee Servings: 2
You'll need
  • ⅛ tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 cups brewed cordycep mushroom coffee
  • 2 cups frothed milk of your choice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

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Directions 
1. Stir cardamom into coffee and divide between 2 mugs. Top with frothed milk and sprinkle with cinnamon.
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