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It’s National Hot Chocolate Day!

It’s National Hot Chocolate Day!

Today is the perfect day to cozy up next to the fire with a good book and a mug of hot chocolate! It’s National Hot Chocolate Day, which means you have no choice but to imbibe a glass of the delicious and warm beverage. However, if you’re still holding true to your New Year’s resolutions and don’t want to wreck your diet, there are alternatives. The following hot chocolate recipes aren’t exactly healthy, but they are a lot better for you than the decadent alternative. Enjoy your drink and celebrate without feeling guilty!

1. Skinny Hot Chocolate Mix

With only 15 calories and 1.5 grams of sugar per serving, this homemade hot chocolate mix is the way to go! It uses unsweetened cocoa powder, dry nonfat milk powder, cornstarch, salt, and stevia to create a truly delicious concoction. Just add some almond milk when you are ready to brew!

Photo by DashingDish

 2. Four Ingredient Hot Chocolate

Who knew hot chocolate could be so simple? This recipe calls for milk, cocoa powder, sugar and vanilla extract – that’s it! Add a little cinnamon if you want a spicy kick.

 Photo by thechiclife

 3. Healthy Homemade Hot Chocolate

Surprisingly, this recipe is dairy free and contains no sugar – but is somehow still delightful! It calls upon a number of different spices for a truly aromatic taste, including maca powder, turmeric powder, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.


 4. Five Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa

This is the only recipe to use real chocolate in the mix, which makes it totally awesome! It combines the luxurious taste of dairy-free semisweet chocolate chunks with cocoa powder, almond milk, sweetener, and peppermint extract for a refreshing chocolate-y treat.