A refreshing but nourishing drink. Cocoa has nearly twice the anti-oxidants of red wine and up to 3 times those found in green tea. Cocoa has about 1/3 of a gram of fat per one cup serving compared with 8g of fat in 40g chocolate bar.
So it is time to enjoy this healthy drink from your own pantry and skip those pre-packed mixes from your supermarket . They're laden with too much sugar and other additives your body does not need. You can also use low fat milk for this recipe.
REAL COCOA DRINK
Serves : 4-6
Adapted from Chocolate Chocolate
by Mary Norwak
4 TB cocoa powder
3 TB sugar
150 ml boiling water
900 ml milk
pinch of salt
Mix cocoa, sugar and salt in a saucepan. Add water and mix to a paste. Simmer for 3 minutes.
Add milk and heat slowly to just below boiling point. Whisk well and pour into hot mugs/glasses.
Serve hot or cold.