Spiced Chocolate Drink

The flavors in this smoothie are reminiscent of Mexican hot chocolate—without all the added sugar and carbohydrates the traditional version contains. If cayenne powder is too spicy for your taste buds, simply omit it from this smoothie. Try adding a pinch of nutmeg instead.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tsp. cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Directions

  • Combine coconut milk, coconut oil, cayenne, cinnamon, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and water in a blender and combine thoroughly.
  • Blend until desired texture is reached.
  • Pour mixture into 2 glasses and garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tsp. cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Directions

  • Combine coconut milk, coconut oil, cayenne, cinnamon, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and water in a blender and combine thoroughly.
  • Blend until desired texture is reached.
  • Pour mixture into 2 glasses and garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat39g
Saturated Fat34g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium15mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars0g
Protein5g