Dr. Sarah’s Dairy Free Hot Cocoa

Hot beverages can feel so soothing amidst a cold wet winter. If you’re craving a (dairy-free) chocolately treat, bypass the milk, sugar and calorie packed commercial options, with this simple and delicious alternative.

3/4 cup boiled water

1 tsp (organic) cocoa powder

1 tsp natural maple syrup

1/4 cup almond milk (plain/natural)

While your kettle is boiling, mix the cocoa powder and maple syrup in the bottom of your mug. Add the boiled water and stir well. Add almond milk and stir. Enjoy!

Cup to Cup Comparison
Per Serving Commercial
Cocoa *
Dr. Sarah’s Homemade
Hot Cocoa
Calories 80 31
Fat (g) 3.0 8.75 (primarily healthy fats from the almond milk!)
Carbohydrates (g)  Sugar (g) 15.0
Protein (g) 0 0.5
Sodium (g) 170 45
Other Nutrients   Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin E

* Commonly available commercial brand. One pouch hot cocoa powder mixed with boiled water.