Let the winter holiday-themed recipes commence! First up this soothing velvety dairy-free, sugar-free hot chocolate recipe! Add a shot of expresso to yours and some marshmallows to the kids. And if you are really special, a shot of sambuca works well too (wink wink)Jump to Recipe
Winter is Canada. The months of freezing temperatures, the air that burns your face, the snow dumps and salt-covered boats, pants and jacket. Shoveling, de-icing your car, and being cooped up indoors!
Yet I wouldn’t trade this season away for one glorious reason! Because there is nothing better than sipping a nice warm soothing hot cocoa cuddled with the family watching a snow storm blow outdoors.
I still remember the days when my father would wake me and my sister up with popcorn to watch a good snowstorm! There is something so magical about freshly fallen snow, blanketing the world and muffling all the noise!
There is not much you need to know to make the best vegan hot chocolate recipe. You can use any plant milk you like, however, it may alter the taste slightly.
Because this is a dairy-free recipe, you can essentially use any flavour of plant milk you enjoy. Using coconut milk would give you that coconut sweet flavour. So if you are into that you may want to use coconut milk. My son hates coconut so we stick to oat because of its subtle smooth flavour.
Next to the milk selection just make sure you have good quality spices and a blender. The blender will help incorporate and
Ok, let me share a little secret! You can use chocolate milk if you don’t have cocoa. Just add the spices and heat it up. Most chocolate milk already are sweetened so make sure you are not adding that in either.
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Until then, tchau
Warming velvety hot chocolate. Snuggle up with a cup. A treat everyone can enjoy that is sugar free, dairy free and guilt free!