Vanilla Cacao Milk

 

Think hot chocolate, only more luxurious, with higher quality ingredients than what you can get from a grocery store. Skill Level: Beginner. Serving Size: 6-8 oz. 
Course Drinks
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 160kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cashew cream or coconut milk, full fat
  • ¼ cup cacao powder, dark chocolate variety
  • 3 cups almond milk, or unsweetened milk of choice
  • 2 Tbsp. raw honey, local if possible
  • 1 vanilla bean pod (or 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract)

Instructions

  • Whisk all ingredients in a pan over the stovetop on medium heat.
  • Once hot and all ingredients have melted and mixed thoroughly, remove from heat and serve.

Notes

Nutrition Information: Cacao provides antioxidants but a compound called theobromine that can be a natural pick-me-up. Gluten-free, dairy free.
  • Calories: 160
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Added Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 75 mg