Spiced Chilli Hot Chocolate

This raw cacao hot chocolate is spicy, chocolately bliss, and it’s the perfect pick-me- up for a chilly afternoon. Chilli and cinnamon are both circulatory stimulants, which means they improve the blood flow throughout the body and have a heating effect on the body. Not only is raw cacoa antioxidant rich and packed with essential minerals but it has a mood boosting effect due to it’s phenylethylamine component- a natural mild alkaloid.

Serves 2 //  5 mins cooking

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 1/2  cups milk – your choice of milk almond, coconut, cow
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 heaped tablespoon raw cacao
  • 1 pinch of ground chilli
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon 
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey, rice malt syrup or maple syrup (optional/ to taste)
  • pinch sea salt

METHOD

1. Combine milk, water, cocoa, chilli, cinnamon and into a small pot.

2. Heat gently.

3. Pour into 2 serving mugs and enjoy.

4. Sweeten to taste with raw honey, rice malt syrup or maple syrup.

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