by | Feb 10, 2019 | Recipes

hot chocolate recipe


A great option for someone who loves their frothy drink from Starbucks or a nightly hot chocolate.



  • 2 cups Almond milk -Unsweetened
  • 1 Tablespoon Maca
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Sprinkle of cayenne
  • Drop or two of liquid stevia or 1 tsp honey


Warm the Almond milk until hot but not boiling. Place in blender. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend briefly to mix and until slightly foamy. Serve hot, with a sprinkle of cinnamon, or cocoa on top of the foam. * Feel free to revise ingredients to taste, especially if you favor one flavor over another.



Prep time: 5-10 minutes

Serves: 1 – 2

Original Recipe by Mary Purdy



Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University. Past experience: Private practice (8 yrs), Adjunct professor at Bastyr University, Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine! MARY’S NEW BOOK: Serving the Broccoli Gods DOWNLOAD MARY’S FREE GUIDE: 2-Day Body Reset


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