Paleo Rooibos Chai Tea Latte

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.

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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.

Warm spices meet sweet and creamy coconut milk in this upgraded chai tea latte recipe that only takes 10 minutes to make. Keto- and paleo-friendly.

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
  • Total Fat: 51g
  • Saturated Fat: 45g
  • Total Carbs: 18g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 15g
  • Sugar Alcohols: 0g
  • Net Carbs: 18g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Sodium: 32mg
  • Potassium: 544mg
  • Calcium: 45mg

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