Chestnuts are a naturally sweet mild nut that lend themselves nicely to both sweet and savory dishes . I understand they are a good source of antioxidants, but try them most of all because they are delicious.
¼ cup (about 6) roasted and shelled chestnuts*
1 cup milk of your choice
1 ripe banana
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon chai spice mix
A handful of ice
Place all of the above in a blender and blend until smooth, pour into a glass and sprinkle a bit of the Chai spice mix on top.
Chai Spice mix
(Enough for about 10 smoothies)
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon ground cardamom
½ tablespoon freshly ground nutmeg
2 pinches of ground clove
*Look for them in a foil pouch, already roasted and shelled, without anything added. Refrigerate them after opening the package.