Superfood Lattes: The Emerging Trend You Should Know About
Once upon a time, a latte was espresso and steamed milk. Today, not only are there at least a dozen dairy and non-dairy options for milk, but coffee isn’t even essential to a latte. The proof is in superfood lattes, or milk combined with less traditional and often nutrient dense ingredients. They are starting to take over Instagram feeds for their sheer beauty and the health benefits they deliver. Here are a few we thought you should know about:
It’s earthy. It’s rich in L-theanine. The 2017 Google Beverage Trend Report even did a deep dive into matcha.
It features the golden child of spices: turmeric
Bonus: It’s millennial pink
Not to be confused with ROSÉ, though that latte is probably coming
@thelocalist.sby via InstagramFrom the purple-tinted tuber
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Black sesame, charcoal and coconut ash are all found in these black drinks.
Nutra Organics has a branded product called Mermaid Latte, which includes a blue superfood blend.