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But First, Herbal Latte

But First, Herbal Latte

By a show of hands, who loves a good frothy cup of latte? Well, we do too. And that’s why we are so thrilled to come up with the perfect recipe to make latte from our favourite herbal wellness drink! In this post, we’ll take a look at the Lify herbal latte menu, a nutrition expert ’s pick for the current season, and tips on how to make your own!  

Come down to the Mercedes me Store x Lify “Mindful Escape” pop-up cafe in Central and give our herbal lattes a try. You can find the store details at the end of this post.

 

Lify latte menu

Turmeric Latte based on ENERGY – a black tea containing turmeric designed to improve your overall energy. If you are used to taking coffee to keep you going, ENERGY is a good and healthier alternative. Here’s what Michelle Lau, Founder & Principal Dietitian of Nutrilicious has to say about this power blend, especially during the current virus outbreak:

ENERGY is a great option if you are looking for an all-natural, low-calorie, non-sweetened beverage for an energy and immune boost with less caffeine than coffee and energy drinks. It has a strong, unique flavor and contains plenty of antioxidants and nutrients to keep your body in check against the flu and other infectious diseases.

ENERGY contains Turmeric
Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, gets most of the credit for the spice’s anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidising, and immune-boosting properties. Adding to its impressive list of nutritional benefits, turmeric is a good source of B vitamins, zinc and iron, all of which are crucial for a healthy immune system. Turmeric is also classified as an adaptogen as it helps the body adapt to stressors like environmental toxins, inflammatory foods, and lack of sleep.

ENERGY contains Apple Pomace
Apple pomace is characterised by a great source of immune-support compounds like dietary fibre, phytochemicals, and other nutrients, all of which can reduce chronic disease risk and boost immunity. It also contains antioxidants like vitamins E and C, which can strengthen the body's natural defenses. 

The above information is provided by Michelle Lau, registered dietitian

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Rooibos Latte based on SLEEP – Rooibos, meaning “red bush” is a South African shrub. Both rooibos and chamomile are highly antioxidant and have a calming effect on the nerves. This blend is caffeine-free so it’s literally “never too late for (this) latte”!

Osmanthus Oolong Latte based on FLOW -  Our customers love the refined floral taste of osmanthus in this blend, which also helps remove toxins from the body and ease anxiety. This East-meets-West latte has a green oolong tea base which aids digestion and helps keep skin cells healthy.

American Ginseng Tieguanyin Latte based on BOOST – Another latte created from our Oriental Functional Series, with American ginseng to help boost the immune system and brain function, as well as giving it a unique earthy undertone. 

 

DIY your Lify herbal latte!

It’s not rocket science, but there’s a certain degree of skill to it. The key is a strong tea/ herbal base, and the perfect milk to tea ratio. Watch our video below and follow these simple steps to make your own delicious latte using the Lify Smart Herbal Brewer.

  1. Use a frother to froth 75ml milk of your choice
  2. Place the frothed milk underneath the herbal brewer
  3. Brew 150ml of Lify herbal blend using a customised brewing setting of 30 seconds infusion at 95˚C on your Lify Wellness App. Let drip into frothed milk

 

Mercedes me Store x Lify "Mindful Escape"

Opening dates: 2 to 31 March 2020 (except Sunday)
Opening hours: Daily 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Address: Mercedes me Store - Shop 38 & 40, G/F, 48 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong