Clean Eating Hot Chocolate
Makes approximately 4 cups
- 4 cups unsweetened almond milk (or soy milk or regular milk)
- 3/4 cup honey (or more to taste)
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp. cayenne (optional)
- 3 Tbsp. unsweetened powdered cocoa
- Step 1 – Combine all ingredients in a pot and warm over medium to medium high heat. Stir constantly with a whisk.
- Step 2 – Pour into cups and serve.
Drink and Enjoy!
Recipe found HERE
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10 Chocolate Chip Cookies (64 calories. THE ENTIRE BATCH)
Serving size: 1 recipe (10 cookies)
Fat: 2.5 grams
2 Tablespoon coconut flour
2 Tablespoon mashed banana or applesauce
1/8 teaspoon molasses
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
stevia or other sweetener, to taste (I used one packet of stevia)
3 Tablespoon almond milk, or milk of choice
chocolate chips (I used about 1/2 Tablespoon)
In a small bowl, mix coconut flour and salt. Add in mashed banana or applesauce, molasses, and vanilla extract and stir. Add in almond milk, one tablespoon at a time until fully incorporated. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by tablespoon or teaspoon, depending on how big you want them, on a greased microwave safe plate and flatten into cookie shapes/ Microwave for 45 seconds to a minute, watching them carefully, looking and smelling for done-ness. Let cool for a minute or two to allow the cookies to firm up before inhaling them all.
Blueberries dipped in yoghurt and frozen.
How to spice up your oatmeal.
In a small pot over medium heat, combine 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup milk (cow’s, soy, or almond), and a pinch of salt. Stir occasionally, until oats are thick, about 5 minutes. If indicated, stir in additional ingredients until warmed through, then pour into a bowl and add suggested toppings:
Blackberry Pie Oatmeal
Near the end of cooking, stir in 1/3 cup blackberries.
Top with: 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts, a few more blackberries, and 1 crushed graham cracker
Pumpkin–Cottage Cheese Oatmeal
Near the end of cooking, stir in 1/4 cup canned pumpkin and 1/4 cup cottage cheese.
Top with: toasted sliced almonds and a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg
Near the end of cooking, stir in 1 teaspoon cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon shredded coconut.
Top with: a few chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, and a sprinkle of coconut
PB&J Crunch Oatmeal
Follow basic recipe.
Top with: 1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter, 1 tablespoon jam, and a sprinkle of granola
Bacon and Cheese Oatmeal
Follow basic recipe.
Top with: 1 slice bacon, cooked and crumbled, 2 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese, 2 teaspoons maple syrup or balsamic vinegar, and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or rosemary (optional)
Bread Pudding Oatmeal
Cut a slice of fruity bread, such as cinnamon raisin, into cubes. When oatmeal just starts to bubble and thicken, add bread cubes. Stir in 1 tablespoon raisins.
Top with: a pinch each of brown sugar and cinnamon and 1 tablespoon cream
Fluffy Banana Oatmeal
Add a thinly sliced very ripe banana to oats at the start of cooking. As oatmeal bubbles, whip the oats vigorously with a fork until banana slices melt away.
Top with: 2 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts and a drizzle of honey
Cooking tip: The basic version is easily doubled and can be made in advance. To reheat, add a few tablespoons of milk to the oatmeal and microwave 1 minute. Stir, and heat for another minut