Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa

Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa

Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa

Nothing says cozy like a delicious cup of hot cocoa and a warm blanket on a cold winter’s night. This Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa recipe is a great way to keep away from added sugar and other additives while you fulfill your cravings. Store-bought hot chocolate “packets” contain massive amounts of sugar and even hydrogenated oils (an unexpected, undesirable ingredient). Coconut milk is full of healthy fats and antioxidants, making it a great substitute for regular dairy. Enjoy the comfort of hot chocolate with this healthy alternative. Serve it in a glass or travel mug for your ‘on the go’ activities. It is sure to boost your morning!

Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa Recipe

Serves 1-2

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup full fat coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 15 drops liquid stevia

Optional: 

  • 1-2 drops peppermint oil
  • whipped cream
  • cacao nibs

Directions

  1. Combine and stir coconut milk, boiling water, unsweetened cocoa powder and vanilla together.
  2. Serve with whipped cream made of organic heavy cream, and sprinkle with cacao nibs if desired.

Note: for a creamier hot chocolate, you can use 1/3 coconut milk and 1/3 boiling water.

Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa

Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More