Red Chile Cacao

December 20, 2017

A spicy treat for the winter days ahead! 

In this spin on hot chocolate, cacao comforts, chile warms, and coconut oil smooths.

 

And what about all of cacao's health benefits? 

-40 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries

-Highest Plant-Based Source of Iron

-Full of Magnesium for a Healthy Heart & Brain

-More Calcium Than Cow's Milk

-Mood Elevator and Anti-Depressant

 

Serving size:

About one full mug, or two half mugs.

 

Ingredients:

2 cups almond milk (or preferred non-dairy milk)

1 tablespoon raw cacao powder

1 tablespoon sweetener (agave, honey, or raw sugar)

1 tablespoon coconut oil

Red chile powder to taste

 

Steps:

1) Warm almond milk in medium-sized pan on stove (do not boil).

2) When heated, pour almond milk into a blender with cacao, sweetener, and coconut oil.

3) Blend.

4) Add red chile powder into the mixture at a slow pace until you are happy with the spice level.

5) Blend again.

6) Pour into your favorite handmade mug and enjoy.**

 

**Best enjoyed underneath a fluffy blanket, with a close friend, and/or by the fire with your favorite book.

 

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