Sip Sip Hurray!

 
 

As bona fide chocolate fiends here at Serena Loves HQ, we take Hot Cocoa Day (December 13) very seriously. There’s nothing more enriching and soul-warming than sipping hot cocoa on a cold December day while cuddling with our fur babies, Gizmo and Jezebel.

If you’re looking for a vegan, dairy-free hot cocoa recipe, try this recipe. I guarantee it’s 100% decadent and delicious!

Ingredients:
• 2 C organic nut milk (almond, cashew or coconut, preferably homemade)
• 2 TB  raw cacao powder
• 1/2 tsp  raw organic coconut oil
• 1/2 tsp vanilla extract or 1/4 tsp vanilla bean powder  
• pinch sea salt
• pinch ground cinnamon
• 2 tsp pure maple syrup, grade A (or use 1/8 tsp stevia)

Directions:
Whisk to combine ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Serve warm.

OR

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Transfer mixture to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Serve warm.

Toppings: coconut whip cream, shaved dark chocolate, cacao or cocoa dusted on top


Feel free up the notch on Hot Cocoa Day by combining our vegan, dairy-free hot cocoa with a chocolate-based facial mask. The same luscious layers of antioxidant flavonoids are just as good for your skin as they are in your tummy.

XO - Serena