Vanilla Steamer Recipe
We do our best to stick to whole foods, but there are a few indulges we enjoy on a regular basis. For me, I love my Starbucks lattes. Most of the time I order regular lattes, but upon occasion I treat myself to a peppermint mocha or caramel macchiato. My boys have recently discovered Starbucks vanilla steamers. While I'm not concerned about the occasional vanilla steamer, artificial sweeteners and refined sugars are not ingredients I want my family consuming often. I set out to create a recipe for a vanilla steamer made with whole foods.
How to Make a Whole Foods Vanilla Steamer
- whole milk or almond milk
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Directions: As you can see, this recipe is so easy my kids can make their own! We make our vanilla steamers in the Vitamix. I will include stove top recipes at the bottom in case you don't own a Vitamix or a comparable blender.
I have four young boys, so these amounts yield four child size servings. Simple combine 3 cups of milk, 2 teaspoons of vanilla, 2 teaspoons of honey, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon in a Vitamix and blend on high. Blend until steam escapes from the vented lid. It usually takes about 4-5 minutes. Pour into heat safe cups, sprinkle some cinnamon or whipped cream on top and serve.
Stove top directions: Combine the ingredients in a saucepan and whisk over medium heat until you see steam. Do not bring the mixture to a boil. Once steaming, pour the milk into a blender and blend on high until frothy. Pour into heat safe cups, sprinkle some cinnamon or whipped cream on top and serve.
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More whole foods recipes:
Whole Foods Ice Cream Recipe ~ Peanut Butter and Banana Green Smoothie ~ Whole Foods Snow Cone Recipe