When the days start getting shorter, and the temperatures start to drop, it is nice to have a nice warm mug in your hands. Hot beverages are a large part of that cozy feeling in cold weather.
Many of the popular coffee house drinks are not vegan, but you should not have to miss out on these treats when the chill hits the air. That is why we have collected this list of vegan hot beverages for cold weather.
Whether you need to cozy up with a book and a blanket, or you are having a family get together for the holidays, this list will have the hot beverages that you need.
Vegan Hot Beverages for Cold Weather
Vegan Hot Chocolate
There is no better place to start a list of hot beverages than hot chocolate. This recipe is extra rich and creamy because of the addition of arrow root for body. Give this one a try. Get the recipe HERE.
Chai Tea Latte
Sometimes chai just hits the spot. The spices that are used for chai are perfect for the fall and holiday season. This recipe tells you how to make a chai concentrate so that you can keep in the refrigerator and have this delicious latte whenever you want. Get the recipe HERE.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
Every autumn, people lose their minds over pumpkin spice everything. For the pumpkin spice loving vegan, here is a great recipe for a pumpkin spice latte that is karma friendly. For some people, it is not fall until they have their pumpkin spice latte, so welcome to autumn. Get the recipe HERE.
Slow Cooker Spiced Cider
No list of hot beverages is complete without a spiced apple cider recipe. This recipe is great because you make it in a slow cooker. That means that it is not only easy, but it makes your house smell great while it is cooking. Get the recipe HERE.
Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Nothing goes together quite as well as chocolate and peanut butter. A warm drinkable hot chocolate with peanut butter in it is decadent and delicious. This is a rich beverage, so go easy. Get the recipe HERE.
London Fog Latte
The distinct taste of bergamot is what makes Earl Grey tea so great. This is essentially an Earl Grey vanilla latte. This is a great drink for when it is cold outside and you want to curl up with a good book. Get the recipe HERE.
Caramel Macchiatos are like dessert in a cup. This drink is no exception. The vegan caramel sauce here is great. With this vegan version, you do not have to miss out on your favorite coffee drink ever again. Get the recipe HERE.
Cranberry Mulled Cider
This is a variation on the traditional spiced cider. The addition of cranberry juice makes this a tart little taste of fall. This would be a great beverage for a party or a family get together. You can make it in a slow cooker, and it will make serving it hot is easy. Get the recipe HERE.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Peppermint is the official taste of the Christmas season. There is nothing better than clutching a hot cup of peppermint hot chocolate when it is snowing outside. Here is a great vegan version that we hope will warm your heart this holiday season. Get the recipe HERE.
This Peppermint Chocolatte is the perfect coffee to get you in the holiday spirit. It’s a festive blend of rich coffee, hot chocolate, and peppermint syrup – all topped off with whipped cream and crushed peppermints. It’s easy, fun, and pretty enough for a party. Plus, it’s 100% vegan and dairy-free. Get the recipe HERE.
This is the flavor of the holiday season with the caffeine kick of coffee. Now, when you crave this holiday classic, you can have it in the comfort of your own home. We hope that you enjoy this seasonal favorite. Get the recipe HERE.
Apple Cider Vinegar Cinnamon Tea
This hot beverage is great for detoxification or when you are sick. This is like a cinnamon hot toddy, but you trade the alcohol for apple cider vinegar. When the colder months get you under the weather, this is the drink that you need. Get the recipe HERE.
Vegan Hot White Chocolate
This is an ingenious way to make vegan hot white chocolate. The recipe uses cocoa butter and a special blend of almonds, cashews, and oats to make the milk. These ingredients absorb the cocoa butter and give the drink its thick and rich body. We hope you enjoy it. Get the recipe HERE.
Maple Cinnamon Chamomile Tea Latte
This is a delicate tea latte that uses chamomile, maple, and cinnamon for a nice light flavor. Apparently, it is great for dunking cookies too. Get the recipe HERE.
Vegan "Bulletproof" Coffee
For those who are vegan and want to try the ketogenic diet, this is a perfect breakfast. The recipe calls for sugar (which is decidedly not keto), but you could use another sugar substitute instead. The recipe only includes coffee and coconut oil, but for those that like cream in their coffee try coconut milk. When you combine this coffee drink in the blender, it will have a nice frothy top like a latte. Get the recipe HERE.
This is somewhere between a tomato soup and a warm bloody mary. It is intended to help fight colds, but it would be a great beverage on a cold day as well. Get the recipe HERE.
Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
This is a hot chocolate recipe with the spices of gingerbread. This rich beverage is perfect for those chilly nights during the holidays. This would be a perfect accompaniment for vegan ginger cookies. Get the recipe HERE.
This is a simple green tea matcha latte. You can blend this in a blender with a little coconut oil to get a nice frothy top. This latte is a great way to warm up, and it also is loaded with antioxidants. Get the recipe HERE.
Ginger Turmeric Tea
This is a great and simple tea for those who associate pain with the onset of colder weather. This tea is loaded with good stuff that will help reduce inflammation. We hope that this tea soothes your pain and your soul this fall. Get the recipe HERE.
Vegan Chia Horchata
Horchata is the seasoned drink of Latin origin. The traditional recipe uses nuts or rice in the drink, so it is an easy beverage to make in a vegan way. This recipe is basically warm seasoned vanilla almond milk with chia seeds instead of rice. This is a very comforting and filling drink. Get the recipe HERE.
Golden Milk Latte
This is another great warm drink for the person that has pain due to cold weather. This is vanilla almond milk infused with Turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and just a pinch of black pepper (to help the body use the curcumin in the turmeric better). This is a delicious and healthy drink that will warm you up this fall and winter. Get the recipe HERE.
And for even more delicious winter beverage options go check out these belly-warming fall coffee drinks.