Cacao milk with Reishi mushroom

We cannot emphasize it enough, medicinal mushrooms powders like Reishi mushroom, are so easy to use, and they blend very well with a lot of drinks and dishes, for instance with cacao and plant based milk. This week we’ve got a new recipe for you to try out: Cacao milk with Reishi mushroom!  so you can get more familiar with our Mush powders. And experience the benefits that they can bring to the body and mind.

Cacao, milk and Reishi mushroom as your potent drink

Reishi mushroom is probably the most well-known and researched mushroom. In many Asian healing traditions, Reishi mushroom is also known as ”Queen of the mushrooms”, these potent fungi are often used for their longevity and calming effects.

Ganoderma lucidum enhances the immune system and can help regulate the mood. Some even say Reishi may help increase alpha waves in the brain, contributing to an altered state of mind.

What to medicinal mushrooms powders taste like?

When just adding them to plain water, they tend to taste a slightly bitter, depending on the mushroom. Reishi mushroom powder has probably the most bitter taste of the three mushroom powders that we sell. Chaga has a kind of tea/coffee-like character with an earthy undertone. Lion’s Mane is the most neutral medicinal mushroom when it comes to the taste, and it’s flavor blend very easy, especially with fruit smoothies

When you add the mushroom powders to simple drinks or dishes, they actually taste very nice and can enhance certain flavors like coffee, cacao, and plant-based milk.

Now over to the recipe, we made an easy but delicious Reishi milk, with just a few ingredients!

reishi mushroom pouch

Ingredients for 1 serving Reishi mushroom cacao milk:

  • 1 teaspoon Reishi powder
  • 1 teaspoon cacao powder
  • 240 ml of hazelnut milk (or any other plant milk)
  • sweetner is optional


Add all the in ingredients to a milk frother or a small saucepan and give it a good stir, then serve in your favorite mug!

reishi mushroom cacao milk in mason jar
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