1 tablespoon maca powder (I use Essential Living Foods)
2 tablespoons maple syrup, or to taste
½ teaspoon coconut oil
Pinch of cinnamon
Tiny pinch of sea salt
Coconut whip** (see homemade instructions below)
Shaved dark chocolate
In a blender, mix the almond milk, cacao powder, maca, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon and salt. (You can also whisk this together by hand). Transfer to a small saucepan and warm over medium heat. Taste and adjust the sweetness if desired. If it's too thick, add a little more almond milk.
Serve with coconut whip and shaved dark chocolate, both optional.
** Homemade Coconut Whip: solids from 1 (14-ounce) can full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight ⅓ cup powdered sugar Few drops of vanilla extract
Make the coconut whip by combining the ingredients in a mixer and mix until whipped and fluffy. Note: some cans of coconut milk are duds - meaning that the solids and the water do not separate and the whip cream will not whip. I've had the best luck using Whole Foods 365 brand full-fat canned coconut milk.
Recipe by Love and Lemons at https://www.loveandlemons.com/healthy-hot-chocolate/