Oooh sometimes in my dairy-free, wheat-free – mostly sugar-free life – I allow myself a wee treat or two.

This week I found two ‘naughty’ items at my local organic grocer that sparked my imagination. First, presto-ready coconut whipped cream in a can – at the push of a nozzle!:
 

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Secondly, natural pumpkin-spice marshmallows:
 

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So I decided to make this scrumptious Halloween Hot Chocolate:

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Halloween Hot Chocolate Recipe – Dairy-Free, Reduced Sugar

Heat a mug’s worth of your choice of almond, coconut, cashew, hemp milk etc. in a small saucepan

Whisk in about a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder:

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Then sweeten with a tiny spoonful of KAL Stevia:

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And if I want to mask the stevia taste, I add about this much non-GMO Xylitol:

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Drop a few marshmallows in the mug (to support the whipped coconut cream):

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Lastly, top with the whip cream, some shaved chocolate and a few more marshmallows:

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And YES. This really does taste as good as it looks!

The marshmallows and the coconut whipped cream both contain sugar, but by using stevia/xylitol to sweeten the hot chocolate, we do avoid a considerable amount (versus a ‘normal’ hot chocolate).

Dairy-Free Halloween Hot Chocolate
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2 thoughts on “Dairy-Free Halloween Hot Chocolate

  • My favorite of hot chocolate are made of

    – rice milk (which is naturally sweet enough)
    – coconut oil
    – unsweetened cacao,
    – pinch cinnamon
    – sunwarrior chocolate rise protein.

    mix it in a blender and enjoy – without any guilty consciences! 🙂

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