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Microwave the dairy free milk in a separate mug or glass for 2 minutes until hot.
Add 1/2 cup of the liquid to your mug. Add the protein powder and cacao powder to the hot milk.
Use a frother (or a high speed blender) to combine the milk, protein powder and cacao powder.
Add the rest of the hot milk to the mug.
Top with optional dairy free whipped cream and enjoy!
NOTE: For every 1.5 c ups of liquid you will want to add 1 tablespoon of protein powder and 1 tablespoon of cacao powder.
Choose your favorite dairy free (unsweetened milk). Some great options are:
Cacao powder is less bitter than cocoa powder. If you don't have cacao powder and you have to use cocoa powder, you may need to add some sweetener (of choice) to balance out the bitter taste from the cocoa powder.
Other ways to enjoy protein hot chocolate?
- Almond milk
- Cashew milk
- Coconut milk
- Oat milk
- Flax milk
- Add the protein hot cocoa mix to hot coffee and enjoy it like a mocha.
- Add a few drops of peppermint extract to the hot chocolate for a peppermint hot chocolate.
- Add and extra ½ tablespoon of cacao, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper to make a Mexican hot chocolate.
Amount Per Serving. See serving size in recipe.
Where does nutrition info come from? Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database.
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