Almond-Milk Hot Chocolate

Almond-Milk Hot Choclate

Hot chocolate is the ultimate hygge experience. Making your own from scratch is easier than you think, and worth the extra 5 minutes it takes to prep with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Almond-Milk Hot Choclate

1 cup almond or cashew milk (opt for a creamier brand, like Elmhurst)

1 1/2 tablespoons organic sugar

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 organic candy cane (optional)

Microwave the milk in a heat-proof measuring cup until steamy, about 1 1/2 minutes.

In a mug, add the sugar and cocoa. Pour the steamed milk into the mug and whisk until smooth.

Drip in the vanilla and serve with a candy cane.

Makes 1 serving

Cook and prep time: 5 minutes

 

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Michelle Dudash, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, author of the top-selling cookbook Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised & expanded, and creator of the  4Real Food Reboot, an online meal planning program for weight loss.

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Almond-Milk Hot Choclate

Almond-Milk Hot Chocolate

  • Author: Michelle Dudash
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: beverage

Description

Hot chocolate is the ultimate hygge experience. Making your own from scratch is easier than you think, and worth the extra 5 minutes it takes to prep with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.


Ingredients

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1 cup almond or cashew milk

1 1/2 tablespoons organic sugar

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 organic candy cane (optional)


Instructions

Microwave the milk in a heat-proof measuring cup until steamy, about 1 1/2 minutes.

In a mug, add the sugar and cocoa. Pour the steamed milk into the mug and whisk until smooth.

Drip in the vanilla and serve with a candy cane.


Keywords: vegan, hot chocolate, beverage

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