Saturday, March 7, 2009

Eat Clean Hot Chocolate

  • 1 cup/ 240 ml low-fat milk of your choice--rice, almond, soy
  • 1 Tbsp/ 15 ml raw cocoa powder-- a good dark chocolate powder is best
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp/ 15 ml agave nectar or 1 tbsp. organic sugar cane crystals
1. Place milk and cocoa powder in a saucepan and heat over a medium flame on the stove. Stir often and make sure it doesn't scald.

2. Meanwhile in a large bowl briefly whisk remaining ingredients together.

3. Remove saucepan from stove. Slowly pour the hot mixture into the egg/agave nectar mixture, whisking the whole time or blending with an electric hand blender, until slightly foamy. Pour into your favorite mug and drink steaming hot! Add a little cold milk or an ice cube to cool it down for kids.

Yield: 2 cups * Prep Time 3 min. * Cook Time 5 min

Nutritional Value for Cup:
Calories 116
Calories from Fat 13.5
Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Protein 12g
Carbs 1g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sodium 175mg
Cholesterol 0mg


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Trish said...

I make mine this way too, only I do not add the eggs. I is just as easy to me as opening a packet of the intatnt and tastes loads better! :)

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