Dairy-free Hot Chocolate

Warm up with a mug of dairy-free hot chocolate—made with just a few simple ingredients.

Dairy-free hot chocolate with peppermint candy canes.

Prep time: 1 minute
Cooking time:
4 minutes


1 cup almond milk
1 tbsp. raw cacao powder
1 tbsp. maple syrup
¼ tsp. vanilla extract
Pinch of sea salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over high heat using a whisk to break up any clumps.
  2. Keep stirring until smooth and heated thoroughly. Pour into a mug and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per ¼ cup): Calories: 100; Fat: 3 g; Protein: 2; Carbohydrates: 17 g; Sodium: 327 mg; Calcium 322 mg

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