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Ayurveda Hot Chocolate

08 February 2015
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The perfect ‘sleepy time’ bed tonic. I love to enjoy this before I get into bed. The ingredients are calming and restorative.


  • 1 cup Almond or coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 tbsp maca powder
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder + extra (to serve)
  • 2 fresh dates, pitted
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon + extra (to serve)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tbsp virgin organic coconut oil



1. Bring the milk to the boil in a stainless steel saucepan over a medium heat. ONce boiled, reduce to a simmer for 3 minutes. Turn the heat off, add the remaining ingredients and stir well.

2. Add this warm mixture to your high-powered blender and blend.

3. Pour into your favourite mug, sprinkle with a little extra cinnamon or raw cacao powder and sip away!


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