Low Carb Hot Cocoa

After shoveling the snow with my son this afternoon, I was inspired to create a warm beverage that would be lower in carbs than my traditional hot chocolate recipe. This recipe is my spin on adult hot chocolate (without the guilt).

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Servings: 2
Serving size: 6 oz


  • 8 oz. vanilla almond milk, unsweetened
  • 4 oz. brewed coffee
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Truvia Baking Blend
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a medium size saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together 2 oz. of almond milk, cocoa powder, Truvia, salt, and cinnamon
  2. Gradually add in the remainder of almond milk
  3. Add in vanilla extract
  4. Whisk together all ingredients for 3-5 minutes
  5. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 34
  • carbohydrates: 6g
  • fat: 2g
  • fiber: 2g
  • protein: 2g
  • sugar: 0g

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