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Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipe

Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipe

Try making this homemade hot cocoa.  Store-bought mixes can contain lots of sugar, making your own with these simple ingredients is a healthier way to enjoy hot cocoa and reduce your sugar intake.

Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipe

  • 1 cup cashew milk

  • 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp. maple syrup

  • a dash of salt

  • and a drop of vanilla

Heat and enjoy this cozy drink that contains serotonin which acts as an anti-depressant and stimulates endorphins. Dark chocolate also contains flavonoids which can help lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, helping to decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease.


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Dr. Claudia Tamas is the Director of Women’s Health at Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation, coordinating a multitude of services and leading a team of clinicians to achieve a unique approach that holistically serves women throughout all stages of their lives.

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