Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

A Heart-Healthy Beverage Recipe

  • 4 cups organic milk
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional)

In a medium-sized heavy saucepan, combine the milk, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla extract. Bring the mixture just to a boil over medium heat. Whisk in the cocoa powder, and simmer for 2 minutes, continuing to whisk the mixture. Pour the hot chocolate into mugs and serve with cinnamon sticks if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 193, Total Fat 4 g, Sodium 132 mg, Carbs 34 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 9 g

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