Superfood Hot Chocolate

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Ingredients

½ cup almond milk + ½ cup water, warmed on stove top

1 tbs coconut oil

1 tbs raw cacao powder

½ tsp turmeric

½ tablespoon maple syrup

¼ tsp cinnamon

Pinch sea salt

Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

 

Method

  1. Warm almond milk and above ingredients in a saucepan. Whisk until well combined. Another option is to put warmed ingredients into a blender & blend.

 

Options

You can use any milk such as coconut milk. Try varying flavours with local honey, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla bean powder.

You can also add ½ tsp superfood powders such as Loving Earth’s raw Maca, Mesquite or Camu Camu powders.

 

Benefits

  • Essential fats from coconut oil.
  • Antioxidants, hormone balancing, anti-inflammatory and blood sugar regulating cinnamon & turmeric.
  • Essential minerals from sea salt.
  • Protein & Vitamin E from almond milk.
  • Hydrating water
  • Warming to assist digestion.
  • Option to stimulate metabolism with cayenne.
  • Maca rich in Vit B, C & E. Great for energy & balancing hormones.
  • Raw cacao protects the nervous system, reduces blood pressure, contains potent anti-oxidants (more than acai, goji berries, blueberries), mood boosting. What’s not to love?

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