Caffeine Free Chai Latte Recipe And 5 Great Bedtime Drinks

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I urge you to try the caffeine free chai latte recipe at the end of this post. It would be a gorgeous winter warmer for those colde winter nights when you want something comforting before bed. It is seriously yum!

What is the drink that you take to bed with you a glass of water, a cup of tea or are you more of a cocoa or milo, fluffy dressing gown and animal slippers type of person? I am always on the lookout for delicious drinks that I can have before bed or in the afternoon. Check out this list for some great ideas.

Caffeine Free Chai Latte Recipe And 5 Great Bedtime Drinks

Some of these suggestions may also aid in a BETTER night’s sleep.

Make sure to check out the two recipes below for two special alternatives.

  • Valerian root – the theory is that it increases the level of a neurotransmitter GABA which can increase sleepiness. Interesting fact – that is the same neurotransmitter that is increased when you practice breathing eg 4-7-8 method.
  • Chamomile tea – increases your levels of glycine a neurotransmitter that relaxes your nerves
  • Cherry juice – tart cherry juice although high in carbs is a great source of melatonin a hormone which helps regulate the sleep/wake cycle.
  • Milk – contains tryptophan which signals the brain to produce serotonin, a serenity boosting neurotransmitter.
  • Almond milk – It has calcium which helps the brain produce melatonin and magnesium which can help you to relax.

Apple Cider Vinegar Tea

Caffeine Free Chai Latte Recipe And 5 Great Bedtime Drinks


  • 1 cup hot water (not boiling)
  • 2 tbsp organic apple cider vinegar
  • Sweetener of your choice


  • Mix all of the ingredients together.
  • Enjoy

Caffeine Free Chai Latte

Serves 1-2


  • 1 bag of rooibos chai tea (rooibos is naturally caffeine-free)
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (creamy is preferred)
  • 2 dates (optional)


  • Cover the teabag and dates (if using) with 2 cups of boiling water and steep for a few minutes.
  • Discard the tea bag & place tea, soaked dates, tahini & almond butter in a blender.
  • Blend until creamy.
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Tip:  You can try this with other nut or seed butter to see which flavour combination you like the best.  Cashew butter anyone?

Caffeine chai latte and other bedtime drinks

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Jane Lamason

Hi, I'm Jane. I'm a certified health and life coach and the owner at I help women over 50 navigate menopause and life beyond fifty. I offer simple strategies for improving your health naturally and encourage women to take control of their own health in ways that don't impact on their lifestyle or time.

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