Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Healthier Hot Chocolate

  • 1/4 cup cocoa, no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar or 1/4 cup honey (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, (gluten, soy and dairy free chips available)
  • 4 1/2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat milk over medium-low heat until steaming. Add cocoa, sweetener, and chocolate chips, stir until cocoa is combined.
  2. Warm over medium-low heat until all ingredients are combined and hot chocolate is to desired temperature. Add vanilla and stir to combine.
  3. Serve in mugs with a ladle and sprinkle a little cocoa or shredded dark chocolate.


Servings: 4 (1 cup per serving)
Calories: 192 per serving
Fat: 6g 
Carbohydrate: 26g 
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 23g
Protein: 6g

Recipe and photo courtesy of www.skinnyms.com

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