The Ultimate Vegan Hot Cocoa
Recipe Type: vegan, gluten free, sugar free
Cuisine: drinks, superfood
Author: wisogreen
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Serves: 1
Although I do love a coffee from time to time, my preferred morning drink is a big cuppa cocoa. Always has been, and probably always will be. The recipe has transformed with my diet over the years but I think this version is here to stay. I tend to have this straight away in the morning, then do yoga, then have breakfast. This drink is perfect as it is very filling but doesn’t cause a crash.
Ingredients
  • 3 dates, pitted
  • 1 1/2 Tbl cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbl coconut oil or ghee (or half of each!)
  • a good pinch of salt
  • 1 cup/240 ml hot water
Instructions
  1. Blend until totally smooth in a high speed blender.
  2. Sprinkle a touch more salt on top (if you’re like me) or drizzle with a little date syrup.
Notes
Replace the dates with a few tablespoons of honey or date syrup if you don’t have a high speed blender or if you are terrified of date chunks. (I think they taste like candy!)

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