Chocolate is delicious. That’s one statement I think most people can agree on. From cozy chocolate chip pancakes to decadent chocolate cakes, this ingredient is in some of the tastiest foods. Chocolate also has health benefits! That is, if you choose minimally processed, low sugar dark chocolate. Studies show that dark chocolate is good for heart and gut health! Specifically, cacao contains magnesium, copper, iron, calcium, and chromium, which help your immune system! Cacao can also help boost your mood and combat fatigue! Chocolate lover or not, adding some chocolate into your day can’t hurt. Why not drink it?

Convinced that you should be sipping on chocolate? Check out these 10 delicious vegan chocolate drinks from our Food Monster App!


1. Chocolate Reishi Latte

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Reishi mushroom is a mild adoptogen, which are herbs and spices that have been found to help reduce stress and balance hormones. This Chocolate Reishi Latte by Maria and Alyssa Tosoni is a great way to incorporate the mushroom into your diet in an easy and delicious way! This latte is a great pick-me-up with breakfast or at night to wind down with something warm and chocolatey.

2. Chocolate Cherry Smoothie 

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Simple, healthy, and delicious smoothie! This Chocolate Cherry Smoothie by Sarah and Peter Hagstrom is a tasty way to start or end the day!


3. Chocolate Hazelnut Cashew Milk 

Chocolate Hazelnut Cashew Milk

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The flavor in nut milks is always so smooth without being heavy, they are creamy, and not to mention AMAZING for you! Cashew milk is usually a little bit creamier which makes for a great additive into coffee, smoothies, or just to drink on it’s own. Now, if you think store bought cashew milk is creamy, just wait until you make your own!!! This Chocolate Hazelnut Cashew Milk by Kristen Genton incredibly smooth and full of flavor!

4. Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate 

Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate

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Is there anything cozier in the winter than sitting by the fire and enjoying a warm cup of cocoa? If you are looking for a vegan hot chocolate that is thick and creamy and delicious and Paleo and even healthy for you, this Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate  by Holly Bertone is the only recipe you will need.


5. Hot Chocolate ‘Macaccino’ 

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Maca has an earthy and sweet flavor and it’s great for hot drinks and smoothies. This Hot Chocolate ‘Macaccino’ by Laine Rudolfa has a wonderful combination of spices and sweeteners that are all health-boosting and delicious.

6. Mint Brownie Shake

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Full of vegan brownie chunks, refreshing mint and rich chocolate flavor, this healthy Mint Brownie Shake by Kat Condon makes for a delicious, creamy dessert.

7. Adaptogenic Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie

Adaptogenic Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie

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This magical Adaptogenic Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie by Natalie Yonan is boosted with delicious raw cacao and the sweet-tasting South American adaptogenic root called Maca!


8. Iced White Chocolate Caramel Macchiato

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Make your morning cup of Jo a little extra somethin’ somethin’ today and try this decadent treat of a drink! This Iced White Chocolate Caramel Macchiato by Tori Cooper is great for hot weather months but it’s still every bit as delicious during the colder ones. It’s a great thing to brighten up a dreary morning or have as an afternoon pick-me-up on a hard day. Come on, you deserve something delicious to drink!

9. Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake

Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake

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Check out this delicious Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake by Rebecca Jacobs! Full of flavanols from the raw cocoa powder, and wonderful omega 3’s this shake will have your memory revved in no time. Have this for breakfast for an early brain boost or bring to work when you reach that mid day slump!

10. Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

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Take a break from that pumpkin spice latte with this warm and dreamy Pumpkin Hot Chocolate by Kat Condon.

If you loved these vegan chocolate drinks, make sure to check out 15 Decadent Recipes for Dark Chocolate Lovers, 15 Ooey-Gooey Vegan Recipes With Chocolate Chips, Chocolate Chip Day: 15 Vegan Recipes For You!, and 15 of our Favorite Vegan Recipe Picks For National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!

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