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Beetroot Hot Chocolate

A delicious winter drink, made with almond milk, cooked beetroot, cocoa powder and dates.

Beetroot Hot Chocolate

The Green Life
A delicious winter drink, made with almond milk, cooked beetroot, cocoa powder and dates
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine International
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • ¼ cup packed beetroot cooked and grated
  • 3 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 6 pitted dates
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • small pinch of salt

COCONUT "MARSHMALLOWS"

  • 4 tbsp thick coconut cream
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • Shaved dark chocolate

Instructions
 

  • Blend the milk, grated beetroot, cacao powder, dates, vanilla, and cinnamon until completely smooth. Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan and gently warm over low-medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat and pour into two cups
  • In a bowl, combine coconut cream with the maple syrup and whip with a hand mixer until fluffy. Using your fingers, roll into 1 cm size balls. Top the hot chocolate with coconut marshmallows and chocolate shavings.
Keyword Gluten Free, Vegetarian

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Hello! My name is Laura. I'm a nutrition counsellor and lifestyle coach. With a flair for food and cooking, you'll find me making a mess in my kitchen creating and photographing colourful meals.