I have been in a major HOT CHOCOLATE mood. All the holiday movies I’ve been watching stirred up my craving for it big time!
I wanted to create a version that didn’t have white sugar, so instead I use DATES to make it naturally sweet & thick! You’ll love it.
✨SUPERFOOD HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE✨
Ingredients (makes 2 servings)
1.5 cups favorite type of milk
4 medjool dates, pitted
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
pinch sea salt & cayenne
1. In blender, add all ingredients & blend until smooth. PS: See below for some optional add-in boosts!
2. Heat mixture on the stove or in microwave, until almost boiling. YUM.
Nutrition Info (3/4 cup): 130 calories, 3g total fat, 0g sat fat, 0mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 27g carbs, 4g fiber, 0g added sugar, 2g protein, 10% vitamin D, 25% calcium, 15% iron, 2% potassium
✨HOT CHOCOLATE BOOSTS✨
Boost your superfood hot chocolate by blending in one of these ingredients…
For digestion 1 teaspoon ginger powder
For inflammation: 1 teaspoon turmeric powder (+ pinch of black pepper)
For stress: 1 teaspoon ashwagandha
For energy: 1 teaspoon matcha or beet powder
For sleep: 1 ounce tart cherry concentrate