Nutritiously Spiced Hot Chocolate

Make your own cocoa at home with this easy spiced hot cocoa recipe! Add cinnamon, vanilla & turmeric for flavour, dates to sweeten, and a dash of black pepper to make this warm drink extra special!

Ingredients :

· 2 cups milk of choice (oat, almond)

· 4-5 pitted dates

· 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

· 1 tsp cinnamon

· 1 tsp turmeric

· ¼ tsp black pepper

· 1 tsp vanilla extract

· 2 Tbsp dark chocolate chips


1. Bring milk to a simmer in the microwave or on the stovetop.

2. Combine all ingredients in a blender

3. Blend on high for approximately 1 minute. The longer you blend, the more creamy it will become.

4. Pour into 2 mugs. If desired, top with coconut whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.


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