|March 1, 2022

Paleo Rooibos Chai Tea Latte

By Bulletproof Staff
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Paleo Rooibos Chai Tea Latte

Chai tea latte recipe & content provided by Joshua Weissman

Traditional chai tea lattes contain a blend of rich black tea, fragrant cardamom, and spicy cinnamon, all mixed together with milk instead of water. Adding dairy makes the OG chai tea deep and rich with a creamy mouthfeel, but it’s tough to enjoy if you want to avoid dairy or lactose.

The solution to the perfect clean chai tea latte? Swap the traditional milk with coconut milk to capture a similar creaminess that melds perfectly with the warm spices in this recipe. Plus, coconut milk add a layer of richness and sweet flavor with every sip.

Since this paleo chai latte recipe also swaps out black tea with caffeine-free rooibos tea, this recipe is perfect for enjoying in the evening (especially when you add raw honey, which can help you sleep). For a more keto-friendly option, simply swap it with birch xylitol or non-GMO erythritol.

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Paleo Rooibos Chai Tea Latte


Start to Finish: 10 minutes


  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk (BPA-free)
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 4 bags rooibos tea
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • One 1-inch knob ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey, birch xylitol, or non-GMO erythritol


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, add coconut milk and heat until warmed through and steaming.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except honey, turn off heat, cover the pot with foil or a lid, and steep chai tea for 6 minutes.
  3. Strain solids through a mesh strainer.
  4. Stir in honey, divide mixture between 2 mugs, and serve warm.

Serves: 2

Nutritional Information (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 430
  • Fat: 51g
  • Saturated Fat: 45g
  • Carbs: 18g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Sugar Alcohols: 0g
  • Net Carbs: 18g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Salt: 32mg
  • Potassium: 544mg
  • Calcium: 45mg
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