Serves 2 (vegan, dairy free, gluten free)

Spiced Almond Milk Hot Chocolate

Spiced Almond Milk Hot Chocolate


4 tablespoons of cocoa or cacao powder 

250ml of Paleo Foods Co 9% Almond Drink 

2 tablespoons of date nectar (or coconut sugar, maple syrup)

Spice Mix

½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon of vanilla bean powder

¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg

1 small pinch of clove

1 small pinch of ground chilli or cayenne pepper (optional)


½ teaspoon of grated nutmeg

Cocoa powder for dusting


  1. In a medium pot over a low heat, whisk together almond milk, cocoa powder and date nectar.
  2. Then add the spice mix of cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, clove and chilli (optional). Bring to a low simmer.
  3. Add a small amount of water as desired if you prefer a thinner consistency. 
  4. Taste and adjust sweetness as needed, adding more date nectar for increased sweetness or chilli for added kick!
  5. Divide between 2 mugs and dust with grated nutmeg and a sprinkling of cocoa powder
  6. Enjoy right away! 

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