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    Vegan Hot Cocoa Recipe: Easy & Delicious Friday Treat

    vegan hot cocoa recipeHot Cocoa is the perfect winter treat in my opinion. It brings me back to my childhood and makes the cold seem more bearable. But there’s a vegan hot chocolate recipe that warms my heart even more!

    I love this vegan twist on a childhood favorite.  It’s simple, delicious and comforting.

    Plus, sometimes it just feels good to make something from “scratch” rather than use a prepackaged food.

    Tasty Vegan Hot Cocoa Recipe

    Ingredients (serves 1)
    • 1 cup almond or soy milk (I prefer vanilla almond milk, but any variation works)
    • 3 tsp unsweetened organic cocoa powder
    • 1 tbsp agave or 1 tbsp organic sugar
    • 2 tbsp water
    • Soywhip (optional)
    • Vegan dark chocolate chips (optional)
    Directions:
    1. Heat milk on the stove at low-medium heat while stirring. Bring to simmer/lightly boiling. (Don’t leave on too long – or the milk will “burn”.)
    2. Heat water in separate pot on stove (or tea kettle) or pop in the microwave for 1.5 – 2 minutes.
    3. Stir cocoa powder and agave or sugar into water to dissolve
    4. Combine mixture with soy milk
    5. Top with soywhip – it’s just like whip cream but even creamier! and/or chocolate chips

    Want to make your vegan hot cocoa “Irish”? Just add 2 tbsp of Kahlua or Bailey’s Irish Cream.

    Enjoy!


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    Photo: Picky Palate

    About Beth Funari

    Beth is a Health and Wellness expert who believes sustainability goes hand-in-hand with self care. She’s the girl whipping up kombucha cocktails at parties, and extolling the benefits of canning vegetables to anyone who will listen.

    Your thoughts . . .

    • Jeremy H.

      YUMMMMM.

    • Tom

      Beth, I prefer whiskey if I’m making it “Irish”

    • EcoBro2000

      That sounds delicious! I hope my fiancee will make me some soon :)

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