Healthy Hot Chocolate
About this Recipe
Between holiday traditions and parties with friends, it can be tough to eat healthy during the holidays. Luckily, you can enjoy this quick and tasty hot chocolate alternative while also giving your body the nutrients it needs!
Utilizing dairy-free, vegan-friendly, and low-fat ingredients, everyone can enjoy this customizable recipe. Add more cacao for a richer, dark chocolate drink. Or replace almond milk with coconut milk for a nut-free option. With antioxidants from the natural sweeteners, and polyphenols from cacao powder, this recipe will satisfy your cravings, while still keeping you on track for your health goals.
1 cup Almond Milk
1 tablespoon Raw Cocoa Powder
1 tablespoon Honey [or Pure Maple Syrup]
1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 pinch Sea Salt
Step by Step Instructions
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over high heat.
Use a whisk to break up any clumps and stir continuously until smooth and hot.
Pour into a mug and top with dairy-free whipped cream if desired.
You can further customize this recipe by adding your favorite toppings like nut butter, crushed candy canes, whipped cream, or anything you think will make a tasty addition.