Healthy Dairy-free Peppermint Hot Chocolate

2 cups
10 min

Hot chocolate is often rich, indulgent, and decadent. What if you can still have that cozy hot chocolate but make it healthy?? This hot chocolate has a touch of peppermint, that you can add or leave out if you're not a big peppermint fan. It's dairy-free, and I typically use almond milk or oat milk, but you can also swap out with whichever milk choice you usually use. I use cacao powder instead of cocoa powder. It's more natural and loaded with nutrients. Also pro tip- use a separate milk frother to get extra frothy foam. I use my Nespresso milk frother to achieve maximum frothiness! But with or without this, it still tastes great!

Healthy Dairy-free Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Recipe details

  • 2  cups
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Ingredients


  • 2 cups vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp peppermint extract

Instructions


Heat everything in a pot on medium or in a microwave safe cup.
Make sure all of the cacao powder is incorporated and the maple syrup is melted.

Andrea Lo
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