Qi Choccie + Tea (Recipes)

by Farley D February 10, 2020 1 min read

QI-chocolate-tea

The London Fog tea and Raw Qi Choccies - what a delightful pair...

QI is the newest kid on the SuperFeast apothecary block and my, how we love this delicious blend. In our Western culture, sweet foods can sometimes overwhelm our bodies systems, most notably our spleens. One of our tricks is to combine Qi herbs with sweet foods to help support the spleen. This combo is a winning one and we love it as an arvo pick me up. But hey, it's never too late to have chocolate, right? So maybe you can try yours in the morning ;P

London Fog Tea

Ingredients

Earl grey tea (loose, or a tea bag)
1/4-1/2 tsp QI blend
Plant milk (try coconut, almond or oat)

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Method

  1. Brew your tea
  2. Stir in your QI blend
  3. Top with steamed milk for a foggy morning brew
QI-blend-tea

Raw Qi Choccies

Ingredients (makes 8-10 choccies)

Macadamia Nut Butter
1 cup macadamia nut butter (buy or make by grinding 1 cup macadamia nuts in a food processor)
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbs QI blend
2 tbs maple syrup
Pinch fine sea salt

Chocolate
5 tbs cacao butter
7 tbs cacao powder
1/2 tsp ground vanilla beans
2 tbs maple syrup

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Method

Macadamia Nut Butter

  1. Stir vanilla extract, QI blend, maple syrup and salt into the nut butter
Chocolate
  1. In a glass bowl over a pot of hot water melt the cacao butter, maple syrup and ground vanilla, stir in cacao powder and mix until all combined - don’t overheat!
  2. As soon as the mix is MOSTLY melted remove from heat and keep stirring until it’s all smooth. If you have a thermometer, keep the mix around 50 degrees C.
  3. Using a silicone mould, pour a small amount of the chocolate on the bottom of the mould and freeze for about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from freezer. Dollop about a teaspoon of nut butter mixture on top of each chocolate mould.
  5. Cover with the remaining chocolate and freeze or refrigerate before serving (sprinkle with some extra sea salt flakes for a yummy contrast or a powdering of cacao).

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QI-chocolatesIf you want to get the full 101 download on the QI blend, head over to our Incredible Benefits of QI Blend here. It's a long article, might be worth sitting down with a Qi choccie first ;P



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