(Healthier) Hot Cocoa

 2 cups almond milk
 ¼ cup cocoa powder
 2 tbsp maple syrup
 1 tsp pure organic vanilla extract
 1 tsp peppermint extract (optional)
Toppings (optional)
 Vegan mini marshmallows (roasting is also optional)
 Cacao nibs/chocolate shavings

1

In a small saucepan, bring the milk to a boil.

2

Reduce heat to a simmer and stir in the cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and if using it, the peppermint extract. Whisk well.

3

Pour into cups and top with marshmallows and cacao nibs. (We also added some foamed milk prior to adding our toppings.) Enjoy!

Ingredients

 2 cups almond milk
 ¼ cup cocoa powder
 2 tbsp maple syrup
 1 tsp pure organic vanilla extract
 1 tsp peppermint extract (optional)
Toppings (optional)
 Vegan mini marshmallows (roasting is also optional)
 Cacao nibs/chocolate shavings

Directions

1

In a small saucepan, bring the milk to a boil.

2

Reduce heat to a simmer and stir in the cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and if using it, the peppermint extract. Whisk well.

3

Pour into cups and top with marshmallows and cacao nibs. (We also added some foamed milk prior to adding our toppings.) Enjoy!

(Healthier) Hot Cocoa

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