Horchata is usually made with rice milk, but when you’re too lazy or just don’t have any one you and no time to make some, you find other ways. This morning I had some soy milk at home and wanted a cool and refreshing drink, so I decided to make a soy version of Horchata, and we’ll just call it Soychata, yeah?
Horchata is a drink from Mexico, and traditionally made with rice milk, almonds, and other good stuff, but sometime you only have so many things in your pantry, and you have to make do. That’s what I did.
This version has a little twist from me, I love the taste and nutritional benefits of maca, so I made a version with maca root powder in it. If you don’t have any on hand, you can choose to opt out the maca, but if you have it, this is a delicious way to drink it!
This is a great alternative to buying a drink at your local coffee shop as well, and it’ll save you some money.
- 1 cup unsweetend soy milk (the less ingredients, the better!)
- 1 tsp maca root powder (I got mine from The Superfood Grocer)
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
- 1-2 tsp coconut sugar (depending on how sweet you want it)
- Mix everything (except the ice) in a large cup until fully dissolved.
- Serve with ice, and enjoy!
And there’s you go! This may not be authentic, and I’m not claiming to be. It’s just a super easy and deliciously refreshing drink.
Hope you guys like it!