While you likely already know how lavender is used in aromatherapy to help with relaxation, it turns out that there are so pretty awesome benefits to using it in cooking or baking, too. Consuming lavender orally can help to ease nervousness and soothe headaches as well as your digestive system. Try one of these recipes, which feature floral lavender and are super reminiscent of spring and summer..
Lavender Tea Latte // Club Crafted
This gorgeous, purple tea latte is totally reminiscent of something you'd order at your favourite coffee house. Lavender is paired with vanilla and honey for a yummy and calming warm beverage.
Lemon & Lavender Baked Donuts // Champagne and Paper Planes
These fluffy, moist donuts are baked for a healthy twist on a favourite treat. We're loving the pairing of lemon and lavender, plus the icing and lavender sugar topping look beautiful (and taste delicious!).
Lavender Earl Grey Tea Scones // Flour Covered Apron
Lavender and earl grey tea is an incredible pairing - and it's the basis of these yummy scones! Earl grey scones are baked and topped with a lavender and earl gray glaze.
Wild Blueberry Lavender Smoothie // Amy Gorin
This healthy smoothie blends antioxidant-rich wild blueberries, lavender, and a touch of orange. Because it's made with milk, Greek yogurt, and powdered eggs, it's also a great source of protein.
Salted Honey Lavender Caramels // Snixy Kitchen
With honey, vanilla, fleur de sel, and lavender, these delicious caramels are perfectly smooth and chewy.
Lavender Oat Banana Ice Cream // Grateful Grazer
For a healthy twist on ice cream, this creamy treat is made with frozen bananas! Bonus: the lavender, oats, and bananas are all whole foods that can help promote sleep, making this perfect treat before bed.
Lavender Moon Milk // Homegrown Provisions
This dairy-free lavender moon milk is specially designed to help soothe you into sleep or a state of deep relaxation. Its ingredients like walnuts, oats, lavender, and nutmeg were all specially selected with this purpose in mind.
If you're a coffee lover but looking for something a little more unique at home, this lavender latte is an awesome choice! Homemade lavender syrup is mixed with foamy milk and hot coffee for a delicious warm drink.
Lemon Lavender Morning Buns // Tutti Dolci
These delicious pastries are the perfect way to start your day! Think puff pastry topped with a lavender and lemon sugar. This recipe also uses frozen puff pastry to keep things quick and easy.
Raw Lavender Cheesecake with Hazelnut Crust // Nutrition Stripped
This healthy, dairy-free cheesecake is delicious! The raw cashew filling is super creamy and is set upon a toasted hazelnut and walnut crust.
Lemon Squares // Grab A Plate
These yummy and zesty lemon squares get a delicious twist from lavender and limoncello.
Maple and Lavender Cashew Ice Cream // The Floured Kitchen
This delicious dairy-free ice cream is super creamy thanks to cashews and coconut cream, and has a super tasty lavender-infused maple syrup mixed in.
Lavender Shortbread Cookies // A Lively Table
These lavender shortbread cookies are super buttery and light, and are drizzled with a lavender glaze.
Lavender Cherry Overnight Oats // Delish Knowledge
For a delicious and nourishing breakfast, try these overnight oats which require no cooking! Oats are soaked overnight in a homemade lavender-cashew milk and topped with fresh cherries and almonds in the morning.
Lavender Chocolate Ice Cream // Sweet Sundays
Rich and creamy, this ice cream pairs chocolate with lavender to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Blackberry Lavender White Chocolate Scones // Half Baked Harvest
These delicious scones combine sweet blackberries with creamy white chocolate, all topped off with a lavender glaze.