We've been experiencing quite a cold winter up here in the Great White North. This indulgent but highly nutritious recipe is my favorite way to warm up.
(Maca Root a.k.a 'Peruvian Ginseng' is a nutrient dense root that lowers anxiety and provides a lot of minerals and vitamins the body craves during the winter months. Maca is also a great vegetarian/vegan source for vitamin B-12. Added bonus, maca boost sexual organs and balances hormones.) —Dee
unsweetened almond milk
unsweetened cocoa powder
pure maple syrup
maca powder (optional)
(large) pinch of sea salt
cayenne (for the adventurist)
raw cacao nibs (or dark chocolate shavings)
In This Recipe
Blend all ingredients except cacao nibs together in a blender or whisk until well combined.
Heat in a pot at medium temperature.
Once warmed, pour into your favourite mugs, add cacao nibs, sip and enjoy.