ANTI-INFLAMMATORY HOT CHOCOLATE
Prep – 5 mins
- 1 cup almond milk, unsweetened
- 1Tbsp raw cacao powder
- 1Tbsp maple syrup
- 1tsp maca root powder
- 1/2tsp coconut oil
- 1/2tsp cinnamon
- 1/2tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4tsp nutmeg
- pinch cayenne pepper
- 1/4tsp ground ginger
- pinch cardamom
Pick the spices you would like to flavour your drink.
1. Add all ingredients in a NutriBullet or blend cup. Blitz till well mixed.
2. Pour mix into a saucepan over a med-low heat. Stirring while it warms.
3. Serve, enjoy.
did you know the benefits?
Raw Cacao: is a natural mood elevator and anti-depressant Full of magnesium for a healthy heart & brain*
Maca Root: Increases libido, Boosting energy, endurance, & improves your mood. And it’s great for your hormones too; Increasing fertility & reduces menopause symptoms.
Coconut Oil: The fatty acids in coconut oil can kill harmful pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. This could potentially help to prevent infections.
Cinnamon: contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants & the antioxidants in cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects, which may help lower your risk of disease.
Turmeric: contains curcumin, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties & can suppress many molecules known to play major roles in inflammation.
Nutmeg: is rich in antioxidants, which help prevent cellular damage and may protect against chronic diseases & may reduce inflammation by inhibiting certain inflammatory enzymes. It’s also suggested it boosts libido.
Cayenne Pepper: will help boost your metabolism, reduce your hunger & improve your digestive health.
Ginger: appears to be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness.
Cardamom: may help protect cells from damage and slow down and prevent inflammation in your body & can improve breathing by stimulating better oxygen uptake and relaxing air passage to the lungs.
*always speak to your Dr about your physical & mental health.