When it comes to warming your insides it doesn’t get much more happy or convenient than the easiest Dairy Free Hot Chocolate you will ever make! I like the almond or coconut milk base option more as it is nuttier and gives off a natural sweet effect.
This recipe came about as I had some leftover Cacao from my Coco-Choc sauce (absolute game changer). It was a cold night here in NYC and as I was watching Thursday night football I felt like something soothing other than the typical goodness of a green tea to warm my insides. These ingredients are generally always in my apartment but when not many are required to cook up the easiest Dairy Free Hot Chocolate you will ever make, then its always happy days 🙂
Now that we are in the presence of festivities, where Christmas lights, festivities and ugly sweaters are all upon us an easy recipe that creates so much comfort- on the healthy side- is oh so enjoyable. Its this time of year where the idea of healthy comfort gets a little stretched with the pies that are on offer, but with this recipe you do not have to worry in the slightest.
You have an ingredient with the one of the richest densities of antioxidants on the planet that also shares a relationship with chocolate (cacao-win). Another ingredient that stimulates your immune system (cinnamon high 5s) the milk base allows for easier absorption of nutrients due to its rewarding pH balance and the sweetener is one that you get to measure out and control yourself. High fives and fun times in ugly sweaters sipping hot chocolate all around!
With only four ingredients and just one small pot needed this can be a simple impulsive after dinner creation. Set yourself up for a movie, board game and those amazing pjs and its time cook the easiest Diary Free Hot Chocolate you will ever make.
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Almond Milk Hot Chocolate
Prep Time: N/A
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Health Facts: Cacao is bursting with antioxidant compounds. These guys are around to prevent free radicals from developing into cancer cells. Considering Cacao is the foundation for chocolate, this can only mean good things right? Well it just means if used the right way the flavors of chocolate can be doing a lot more good than the manufactured high in sugar products 🙂
Ingredients (serves 2)
2 1/2 Cups Almond Milk
2 Tbsp Cacao
2 tsp Cinnamon
1 1/2 Tbsp Honey/Agave
- Bring your almond milk to a simmer on low heat for 10 minutes
- Stir in your cinnamon and cacao and once absorbed pour in your honey
- Serve into respective mugs/cups or whatever you want to hold your hands around 🙂