For the Thirsty Crew

Here’s a delectable spin on an old favorite…

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Ingredients (makes about 2 drinks):

  • 1 cup of milk (cow, coconut, almond, goat – you name it)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of honey (or maple syrup, or other sweetener)
  • 1/4  cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • pinch of chili or cayenne pepper (optional)


1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine all the ingredients and mix until well blended – about 5 minutes.

2. Enjoy. And don’t forget to slurp!

Maple Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons of maple syrup

Place the cream and syrup together in a bowl and whip for several minutes, on a high speed, using a hand mixer or Kitchen Aid with the whip attachment. Store any extra whipped cream in the refrigerator for a few days.

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