Everyone loves a warm mug of Hot Chocolate on a cold Winter’s day and it doesn’t have to be unhealthy either! Our recipe is made with raw organic cacao powder, which is much better for you than over-processed cocoa powder. It is a rich source of magnesium and iron as well as antioxidant flavanols and polyphenols. The phytochemicals theobromine, phenylethylamine and anandamine act as a mood booster and help support mental well-being. Plus the almond milk and nut butters give you heart healthy fats, and a good dose of vitamin E, which is wonderful for glowing skin and healthy hair.
250ml Almond Milk (store-bought or homemade)
3 teaspoons raw organic cacao powder
1 teaspoon pure maple syrup or ¼ teaspoon green leaf stevia powder to sweeten
1 teaspoon almond butter
You can enjoy your hot chocolate as it is, or customise it with the following
If you fancy adding a little tipple to your hot chocolate(why not it’s Christmas). Try the following:
Gently heat all the ingredients in a saucepan, using a whisk to break up any clumps. Keep stirring until smooth, then pour into a mug and serve warm. Top with your choice of garnish. Then go and sit on your comfiest chair by the fire and enjoy your delicious, creamy and healthy hug in a mug!
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