3-Ingredient Hot Chocolate: Mmmm

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This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.

Did you know that a regular coffee shop hot chocolate can easily have 400 calories, 40 grams of carbs and 40 grams of sugar? Delicious, but yowza! Be your own barista and give this one a try – it’s under 200 calories, has 10 net carbs and only 1g of sugar.

Here’s what we used:

Photo credit: Sarah Severance (TCOYD)

3-ingredient hot chocolate

3-Ingredient Hot Chocolate: Mmmm

Treat yourself to a simply sweet homemade hot chocolate. Made with real chocolate and coconut whipped cream, it’s like a hug in a mug.

Servings 1 mug
Calories 170 kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/3 Lily’s low sugar chocolate bar
  • 2 tbsp coconut whipped cream

Instructions

  1. Heat the almond milk and the chocolate bar in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir occasionally to mix the chocolate as it melts. Do not bring it to a boil, only simmer until melted/warm.

  2. Pour into your favorite mug and top with whipped cream. You can also add a shot of espresso or a shot of something stronger.

Recipe Notes

Net carbs: 10g

Nutrition Facts

3-Ingredient Hot Chocolate: Mmmm

Amount Per Serving

Calories 170 Calories from Fat 117

% Daily Value*

Fat 13g20%

Carbohydrates 20g7%

Fiber 10g42%

Sugar 1g1%

Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Please note that the nutritional information may vary depending on the specific brands of products used. We encourage everyone to check specific product labels in calculating the exact nutritional information.

3-Ingredient Hot Chocolate_ Mmmm Recipe

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