This deliciously rich and warming hot chocolate is a perfect treat. Cinnamon increases the body’s production of heat by up to 20%, which helps to burn more calories. It is also known to reduce appetite and cravings. Nutmeg has been found to support weight loss. You can experiment with other spices too, by adding chilli or ginger for that extra kick.
- 2 cups organic whole milk
- 2 sticks cinnamon
- 2-3 drops vanilla bean extract
- Stevia to sweeten
- Pinch grated nutmeg
- 4 tsp raw cacao powder
- Warm the milk on a low heat with the cinnamon and vanilla bean extract allowing for the flavours to infuse.
- When the milk is warm add the cacao powder and then sweeten gradually to taste.
- Stir in the nutmeg and serve in a mug.