Deep, Dark and Bold: Spicy Adaptogenic Chocolate Chai

Deep, Dark and Bold: Spicy Adaptogenic Chocolate Chai

 Image via Self.com

Image via Self.com

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"High-quality dark chocolate is better than medicine.”

Terri Mitchell

Dark chocolate. Who doesn’t love dark chocolate? Especially during the holidays when the days are growing shorter and the nights are oh so cold! So, we thought we’d help you out and compile a nice, handy dandy list to assist you in finding your Happy Place!

 HYGGE is the Danish art of cozy. It’s the perfect time of year to break out the big, chunky blankets, candles and cocoa! Add some REISHI to your hot cocoa for a perfect adaptogenic afternoon just hanging out by the fireplace, relaxing and reading.

HYGGE is the Danish art of cozy. It’s the perfect time of year to break out the big, chunky blankets, candles and cocoa! Add some REISHI to your hot cocoa for a perfect adaptogenic afternoon just hanging out by the fireplace, relaxing and reading.

christmas cocoa

STEP ONE: Get hygge with it!

“If you aren’t already familiar, hygge refers to the Danish lifestyle concept that’s become something of a craze. Generally described as a feeling of comfort and contentment (that internal glow), as well as surrounding yourself with all the good things and people in your life,t he concept comes from the idea that the Danes are the happiest people in the world and that ‘hygge’ is their secret,” writes The Irish News.

STEP TWO: Decorate with fairy lights

 Cozy nights and fairy lights

Cozy nights and fairy lights

“Fairy lights are no longer reserved for outside barbecues or the Christmas tree: take inspiration from these beautiful blog posts and use them to make your bedrooms look completely magical,” writes Elanor Jones for Cosmopolitan.

STEP THREE: Create a snuggle spot

 Hang out in your happy place with a cuppa joe or some adaptogenic chocolate chai with resihi.

Hang out in your happy place with a cuppa joe or some adaptogenic chocolate chai with resihi.

STEP FOUR: Make yourself a nice hot adaptogenic chocolate chai with reishi and let your worries float away!

 Recipe via  Aviva Romm MD

Recipe via Aviva Romm MD

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