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Pumped-Up Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Pumped-Up Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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There’s no better way to warm up in the chilly months than with a perfect cup of hot cocoa. This rich and creamy hot cocoa with a hint of peppermint is sure to keep you feeling cozy and on track with your fitness goals!


Macros (per serving)


(recipe yields 1 serving)



  • 240g 30 calorie almond or cashew milk
  • 5g cocoa powder
  • 20g chocolate whey
  • stevia/splenda to taste
  • 1-2 drops peppermint extract



  1. Pour almond/cashew milk into a medium saucepan over medium heat on stovetop.
  2. Whisk in cocoa, chocolate whey, and stevia/splenda gradually until dissolved.
  3. Whisk/stir for 8-10 minutes until desired temperature is reached and remove from heat.
  4. Pour into mug and add 1-2 drops of peppermint extract (be careful not to add too much!)
  5. Enjoy! Feel free to top with marshmallows/low calorie whipped cream on top!

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Cait Robertson is a fitness/nutrition blogger and founder of TheMacroExperiment.com. She is also a singer/songwriter residing in Nashville, TN.[Continue]

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