In keeping with my idea for food resolutions this year I am starting off with making my daily indulgence of hot chocolate sugar free. At first this seemed daunting since I don’t really love to use artificial sweeteners. However, I’ve found that a little goes a long way and I actually don’t miss the overly sweetened hot chocolate I’ve become accustomed to. Here is how I am indulging my favorite drink in a new, sugar-free, fashion this year.
Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate
adapted from Hershey’s kitchens
4 cups 1 % milk
pinch of salt
1/4 cup Hershey’s cocoa
1/3 cup hot water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons Truvia sweetener
1. In a small saucepan combine the cocoa, salt and Truvia. Stir in the water and stir constantly until the mixture comes to a low boil. Then, add in the milk and reduce the heat, stirring constantly. Stir in the vanilla extract and milk. Pour into mugs and serve.
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