24 Cozy Drinks for Fall (Plant-Based!)

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Assortment of cozy drink recipes

There’s nothing like a warming, cozy beverage during the fall! Whether you like your drinks hot or cold (we see you, smoothie lovers), we’ve gathered 24 of our BEST drinks to celebrate this season! From comforting hot chocolates to spicy chai lattes to smoothies with warming spices, scroll through the collection to find a new favorite. Cheers to fall, friends!

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Cozy Warm Drinks

Mug of our dairy-free Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe topped with coconut whipped cream
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Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte
A healthier, delicious homemade take on pumpkin spice latte made in 1 pot with simple ingredients and ready in 10 minutes!
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Holding the handle of a mug of vegan Hot Chocolate made with adaptogens
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Adaptogenic Hot Chocolate (5 Minutes, Low Sugar)
Low caffeine, low sugar hot chocolate with raw cacao and adaptogens including reishi mushroom, maca, ashwagandha, and he shou wu. The perfect cozy beverage to replace coffee or matcha in the morning, or to wind down with in the evening.
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A mug of our creamy caffeine-free Moringa Latte for an antioxidant-rich drink
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3-Ingredient Moringa Latte (Caffeine-Free “Matcha!”)
If you love the flavor of matcha but don’t want the caffeine, this creamy, 3-ingredient moringa latte is for you! Loaded with minerals and antioxidants, no caffeine rush, pleasant flavor, and so easy to make!
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Wood platter with a mug of vegan Golden Milk alongside ingredients to make it
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5-Minute Vegan Golden Milk
Creamy, easy golden milk with dairy-free milk, ginger, turmeric, and coconut oil. Naturally sweetened, incredibly healthy, and so delicious. Ready in just 5 minutes!
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Two glasses of our Apple Cider Hot Rooibos Toddy recipe topped with sliced lemon
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Apple Cider Rooibos Hot Toddy
Simple, soul-warming apple cider hot toddy infused with ginger, cinnamon, and rooibos tea. Spicy, naturally sweet, and perfect for cold winter nights.
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Two glasses filled with our Mayan Drinking Chocolate recipe
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Vegan Mayan Drinking Chocolate
Creamy, sultry vegan drinking chocolate made with dairy-free milk, dark chocolate, and a blend of Mayan-inspired spices. An indulgent, dairy- and gluten-free dessert in 15 minutes.
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Pouring dairy-free milk into a saucepan of homemade Masala Chai
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Easy Masala Chai Recipe
A delicious and easy dairy-free chai recipe made with whole spices. It's spicy, comforting, naturally sweetened, and made in just 1 pot with 8 ingredients!
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Container of matcha and two mugs of our Vegan Matcha Latte recipe
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Best Vegan Matcha Latte
The best vegan matcha latte with matcha powder recommendations, my favorite dairy-free milk blend, and natural sweeteners! A 4-ingredient, 5-minute, creamy, antioxidant-rich beverage!
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Grabbing a mug of our delicious Vegan White Hot Chocolate for dessert
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Vegan White Hot Chocolate
Creamy, dreamy, naturally sweetened vegan white hot chocolate! Made with simple, wholesome ingredients in just 10 minutes. The perfect pick-me-up or gloomy-day treat.
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Cutting board with mugs of our homemade Mushroom Latte recipe
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5-Minute Mushroom Latte (2 Ways!)
Creamy, hearty mushroom lattes ready in just 5 minutes (2 ways!). Mushroom powders blend with cacao or coffee to create the ultimate cozy hot beverage.
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Top down shot of two glasses of Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate
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Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate
A festive, 4-ingredient drinking chocolate infused with peppermint. An indulgent, super creamy drink perfect for a crowd or hoarding all to yourself. Absolute perfection when topped with coconut whipped cream and crushed peppermint.
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Glasses of our Vegan Eggnog recipe for a festive holiday drink
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Easy Vegan Eggnog
Incredibly rich, creamy vegan eggnog that's easy to make and perfect for the holidays! Naturally sweetened, 6 ingredients, 1 blender required!
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Two glasses of our Chili Cinnamon Hot Toddy recipe topped with lemon slices
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Spiced Cinnamon Bourbon Hot Toddy
A simple, 7-ingredient hot toddy with chili-cinnamon infused maple simple syrup. Tart from lemon and sweet from the simple syrup and bourbon. A naturally sweetened, warming cocktail for the colder months.
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Mugs of Ginger Hot Chocolate topped with whipped cream
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Ginger Hot Chocolate
A sweet and not-too-spicy hot chocolate with a hint of ginger. Perfect for cold winter nights or as a light dessert.
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Dairy-free milk, spices, and two glasses of our homemade Vegan Chai Latte recipe
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Vegan Chai Latte
Our inspired take on classic Indian chai lattes! Creamy, plant-based, perfectly spiced, and customizable to taste. The perfect warm drink for chilly winter days.
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Spooning coconut whipped cream onto Vegan Hot Chocolate
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Feel Good Hot Chocolate
Insanely rich, delicious, refined-sugar-free vegan hot chocolate infused with real cocoa butter, cacao powder, and maca powder for serious feel-good vibes. Just 7 ingredients required!
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Mug of our Ginger Latte recipe beside fresh ginger and homemade ginger syrup
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3-Ingredient Ginger Latte
A 3-ingredient ginger latte that’s dairy- and gluten-free and perfect for slow mornings, afternoon reprieves, or lazy weekend reading.
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Small glass of Vegan Hot Chocolate topped with coconut whipped cream
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5-Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa
My go-to, 5-minute vegan hot chocolate made with simple ingredients you always have on hand. Creamy, luxurious, and surprisingly healthy.
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Smoothies

Geometric glasses of our Warming Winter Green Smoothie
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Warming Winter Smoothie
An Ayurvedic-inspired warming smoothie for the colder months. Veggies, fruit, and warming spices nourish the body without cooling it down. A delicious afternoon snack, workout recovery drink, or morning breakfast.
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Our Vegan Golden Milk Smoothie served in two glasses with straws
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Creamy Golden Milk Smoothie
All of the delicious taste and health perks of golden milk in smoothie form! Just 7 ingredients, 1 blender, and 5 minutes required. Creamy, naturally sweet, subtly spiced, and packed with turmeric!
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Dusting a glass of our red velvet cake smoothie with cacao powder
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Red Velvet Cake Smoothie
Incredibly rich, creamy smoothie infused with the flavors of red velvet cake. Bananas, beets, and cacao powder combine to create this secretly wholesome yet indulgent treat. Just 6 simple ingredients required.
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Glass of our vegan carrot cake smoothie topped with shredded carrot and coconut
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Creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie
A dreamy, creamy smoothie infused with the flavors of carrot cake! Just 7 wholesome ingredients required, including banana, carrot, plant milk, and spices.
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Straws in a small ad large glass of our Banana Adaptogenic Shake
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Nourishing Chocolate Banana Adaptogenic Shake
Incredibly creamy and nourishing chocolate banana shake infused with adaptogens like reishi mushrooms, ashwagandha, and maca powder! Naturally sweetened with dates and rich chocolate flavor. The perfect pick-me-up!
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Pumpkins on a wood plank beside a measuring glass of our Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie recipe
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Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie
Creamy, pumpkiny green smoothie made with just 6 simple ingredients in 5 minutes. The perfect fall breakfast or snack.
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