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Peppermint Vanilla Tea Latte


Peppermint tea is naturally caffeine-free, making it an ideal beverage to sip before bed to help calm your mind and unwind.

Preparation time 1 minute
Cooking time 5 minutes
Standing time 5 to 10 minutes
Yields 2 servings


  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk

  • 2 peppermint tea bags or 2 tsp (10 mL) loose leaf mint tea

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

  • Maple syrup (optional)

  • Grated dark chocolate (optional)


Did you know? The greenhouse gas emissions of Canadian milk production is less than half of the global average.

Nutritional information

  • Energy

    137 Calories

  • Protein

    9 g

  • Carbohydrate

    13 g

  • Fat

    5 g

  • Fibre

    0.1 g

  • Sodium

    122 mg

  • Top 5 nutrients provided by a serving of this recipe


    Nutrient and % DV*

  • Calcium

    24 % / 310 mg

  • Vitamin B12

    57 %

  • Riboflavin

    37 %

  • Phosphorus

    19 %

  • Pantothenic Acid

    19 %

  • * Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, bring milk and tea bags or loose leaf tea to a gentle boil. Stir and remove from heat. Steep tea for 5 to 10 minutes (depending on strength of mint flavour preferred).
  2. Remove tea bags (or if using loose leaves strain through a fine mesh sieve and return to saucepan); add vanilla. Over medium heat, whisk until frothy.
  3. Pour tea into two mugs. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup (if using) and top with grated dark chocolate (if using).

This delicious peppermint tea latte, with a hint of vanilla, nourishes your body. Because it’s steeped in milk, it provides nutrients such as protein, which helps build antibodies, and vitamin A and zinc, which help support the proper functioning of the immune system.

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