Cacao instead of cocoa powder
Cacao power is low in carbs and can be part of a keto diet.
Monkfruit instead of sugar
Although cacao is "more bitter than cocoa," that doesn't mean we need to add sugar. I was so happy when I discovered monkfruit, a natural sweetner with no calories. Here's an article that describes the benefits of monkfruit: Why You Should Ditch Sugar for Monkfruit Sweetener
Oat milk instead of dairy milk
If you have a dairy allergy, oat milk is definitely better for you. Low-fat oat milk also has less calroies than low-fat cow's milk as well as less fat and sugars. (And I think it's delicious!) Follow this link for more info: Is Oat Milk Healthy?
Cup of Hot Cacao
Personal note: I use this drink as means of taking powdered collagen. I simply add it to the dry ingredients before adding the liquid.
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1/4/2022 06:53:16 pm
Thank you for this recipe, LInda.
Linda Moore Kurth
1/4/2022 09:09:32 pm
Thank you for both your comments, Marian. I hope you enjoy the recipe!
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Linda M. Kurth is the creative mind behind such stories as the romance, Home of the Heart, and her memoir, God, the Devil and Divorce, as well as the recipes and crafts you'll find in these pages. Here's how this blog began: