October 25, 2018

I've been drawn to making soothing hot beverages in the evenings, and by throwing some ingredients together, I made the thickest, creamiest hot cocoa I've ever made - completely by accident!

*However, if you're reading this in summer, you can add ice and make a killer chocolate frappicino in the blender! 

If you've ever been to Madrid, Spain and eaten "churros con chocolate" it's thick like that - sans white sugar + dairy! Reminiscent of my favorite drinking chocolate bars like Dandelion in San Francisco and Chocoholic in Taipei, this one seriously rivals the best of 'em. It's quick + easy to make!

Try it for yourself and let me know what you think: 

  • 5 pieces or half a bar of your favorite flavor of Wei of Chocolate 
  • 1-2 cups of *Macadamia Nut Milk (I got mine from a box; if you're really industrious, you can make your own) 
  • One heaping tablespoon of Creamy Cashew Butter 
  • One huge scoop of Collagen Powder (I love Vital Proteins!) 
  • 5-8 drops of your favorite Flower Elixir
  • *Optional: For extra nourishing, first simmer 1-2 Tb of Rasa (Herbal Adaptogens) in the Macadamia Nut Milk for 10-15 minutes before you add all the rest of the goodies!

Throw all the ingredients into the pot haphazardly (except the flower elixir - leave that until the end). Bring up the temperature, stirring constantly until the chocolate melts. Turn off the heat just as it's reaching a boil and pour into your favorite mug. Let it cool a few minutes, because it. gets. thicker. as it cools down a bit. Add your favorite flower elixir now. If you really want to get fancy, sprinkle some cocoa powder, cinnamon or edible flowers on top.

Drink in this rich, buttery, nutty chocolate + feel nourished! You're consuming lots of magnesium (chocolate, nut butter + nut milk) and the collagen is great for your joints, skin, hair + more. To your health + long life! May your heart be nourished. 

Love + flower petals,