Nothing says Autumn like a mug of delicious hot chocolate. But classic hot chocolate recipes can be very calorific, full of sugar and fats. There are ways to make a healthier hot chocolate without sacrificing the taste - here are our top five recipes:
A rich and milky hot chocolate drink, made with raw organic cacao powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and almond milk. It has been sweetened with xylitol instead of sugar and uses only pure and natural ingredients, making this a much healthier hot chocolate in comparison to the ready made hot chocolate powders found in the supermarkets. And it's much tastier too!
This recipe makes a large mug full of hot chocolate. It can equally be made into a cold milkshake and you can use any kind of milk or milk substitute. The almond milk we used lends a lovely aroma to the drink as you sip it. It's quick to make with no artificial colours or flavours.
Make a healthy 'hot chocolate' inspired smoothie by blending warm milk, chia seeds, dark chocolate, oats and other healthy ingredients! A great treat for kids and adults alike! If you do not have avocados - bananas work as a great substitute!