Homemade Flavored Hot Chocolate

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When the weather starts cooling off one of our favorite treats to enjoy is homemade flavored hot chocolate. Store bought flavored hot chocolate can contain nasty additives and ingredients so we try to avoid them as much as possible. Making your own homemade version is so easy and a much healthier alternative. Here is my recipe for homemade flavored hot chocolate that my family loves!

Homemade Flavored Hot Chocolate

When using essential oils internally it is important to make sure that your essential oil brand is safe for consumption.  If your oil brand is safe for consumption then it should have a supplement facts box with specific use instructions and warnings.  Here is the brand of Essential Oils that i use and recommend for consumption.

  1. Heat 4 cups of milk in a saucepan on medium-high heat.
  2. Add 6 tablespoons unsweetened raw cocoa, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 4 teaspoons honey; whisk until smooth.
  3. When warm, remove from heat and mix in essential oil.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

With essential oils in the kitchen it is important to know that a little goes a long way! One drop really is enough. Add one drop to a toothpick to mix in the essential oil of your choice. Essential oil flavors I recommend are :

  • Orange
  • Cinnamon
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint

You can click here to learn more about where to find these pure essential oils which I personally use and recommend.

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Superfood Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa

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As the weather gets colder hot cocoa is a favorite treat in our house to warm up! My homemade healthy version is so easy to make and is guilt free, refined sugar free, dairy free and loaded with healthy nutritious superfoood ingredients! Here is my recipe for homemade Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa!

Superfood Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa Recipe

How to make: Warm up the milk in a pot, once warmed add all the other ingredients and mix. Serve warmed.

My kids love this easy, homemade, healthy version and I happily oblige as I can feel good about giving them something loaded with nutrients disguised as a treat that they enjoy! This version of dairy-free hot cocoa is SO easy to make with coconut milk, but you can make it with any dairy free milk as well as organic milk or raw milk! It is loaded with the benefits of gelatin and turmeric giving it a nutritional boost. Enjoy!

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