Superfood Hot Chocolate

February 26, 2016

Superfood Hot Chocolate

recipe by: Laura Mierzwa, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert

 

 

Warm up this winter by sipping on some Hot Chocolate that's actually good for you!

 

The benefits

  • Raw cacao powder is high in antioxidants and isn't loaded with sugar like most commercially available pre-mixed hot chocolate powders.
  • Coconut oil will help boost your energy to keep you and the kids outside longer, enjoying the beauty of Canadian winters.

 

Ingredients

2 cups coconut milk
2 tbsp raw cacao powder
2 tbsp raw honey
1 tbsp coconut oil
1/4 tbsp cinnamon
pinch of Himalayan Salt
Optional add-ins: Goji berries, maca powder, hemp seeds

 

Directions

  1. On low heat, warm coconut milk on stove top.
  2. Place heated milk into blender.
  3. Add cacao, honey, coconut oil, cinnamon, and Himalayan salt (plus optional add-ins).
  4. Blend for one minute.
  5. Pour into two mugs and enjoy!

 

Yield:  2 servings

 

 

Tried it and loved it? Let us know in the comments below!

 

 





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