French Peppermint Hot “Chocolate”

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This recipe is: Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + vegan + low carb/ketogenic

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To celebrate the release of The Global Paleo AIP Kitchen cookbook I’m sharing one of it’s 120 recipes: Peppermint Hot Chocolate by Kate Jay of Healing Family Eats. This rich and decadent hot chocolate alternative is a delicious way to warm up, and it also soothes digestion! 

I sincerely hope you’re as excited about this new healing resource as I am. For the full 411 on The Global Paleo AIP Kitchen check out my post: The Global Paleo AIP Kitchen Cookbook: Allergen-free Eats from Around the World.

Then download yours so we can be “travel” buddies, heheh.

Now off to France for some hot cocoa!9715A23D-0133-49C4-BFB3-76D5B06F854CCarob powder → Carob powder is used as substitute for cocoa. It’s a rich source of polyphenol antioxidants and flavonoids that have been shown to reduce oxidative stress. You can find it in health food stores or online here.

Coconut milk → Coconut milk is a rich source of healthy fats and contains powerful antimicrobial properties to help fight seasonal infections. Choose coconut milk that’s labeled as “BPA-Free” to avoid harmful plastics and that doesn’t contain gut-hurting stabilizers. Save some money and buy clean coconut milk in bulk here.

Water → We’re 75% water so water’s kinda important. Tap water has all kinds of scary stuff in it & cheap plastic filters (even if they’re BPA-free) just don’t cut it when it comes to filtration. That’s why we saved up & got a Berky water filter. I know Berky’s are a bit spendy, but believe me: they’re worth it.

Salt → I use Redmond’s Real Salt in all my cooking because it contains minerals & trace minerals necessary for good health. Also, it’s delicious. I used to buy it in small packs but now I buy it in bulk, which saves me some cash & cuts down on waste.

Peppermint oil → Peppermint can relieve indigestion and alleviate IBS symptoms. Use any food-grade, okay-for-interal-use peppermint essential oil. If you don’t have any or don’t want to use EO internally, you can omit it. If you’d still like a peppermint flavor, use steeped mint tea in place of the water in the recipe.

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💚 2 tbsp carob powder

💚 1 cup coconut milk

💚 1 cup filtered water

💚 pinch sea salt

💚 1 drop food grade peppermint oil

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4F837CB6-78D7-4825-A744-9FE71CEF38971️⃣ Put all the ingredients, except the peppermint, into a small pan and bring up to a simmer, stirring to incorporate the carob.

2️⃣ Remove from the heat and stir in the peppermint.

3️⃣ Pour into 2 mugs.

✨ That’s it! Smile and enjoy!

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May you eat well, live well & enjoy a New Wellness.

Sips & hugs,

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P. S. Holistic healing means nourishing our WHOLE self. What kind words are you needing to hear today?

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S O U R C E S :

https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/carob-powder#calcium

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/mint-benefits#section2

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