Nutrition Packed Hot Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet real chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 cups milk (1or 2%milk)
  • 2 cups vanilla soy beverage.
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. In a 3 quart saucepan melt chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in sugar and ½ cup milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, until the mixture comes to a full boil (4 to 5 min.)
  3. Stir in remaining milk and soy beverage. Continue cooking over med. heat, stirring occasionally, until heated through (12 to 15 min.) DO NOT BOIL
  4. Add vanilla.  Beat with wire whisk or rotary beater until frothy.
  5. Pour into mugs.
  6. Optional garnish ideas: small marshmallows, sweetened whipped cream, grated chocolate, grated lemon peel, grated orange peel, cinnamon, and nutmeg

Nutritional information: Serves 12 with approximately ¾ cup each

Calories 144, Carbohydrates 19g, Protein 5.5g, Fat 5.6g, Sodium 66mg

*with 2% milk