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Use These Ingredients to Make Your Best Vegan Hot Chocolate

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Hot chocolate is a great pick-me-up when the weather is chilly. Since today is National Hot Chocolate Day, we’ve pulled these 15 Amazon options so you can make your best, vegan hot chocolate right at home! We have all of the recipes you need for vegan whipped cream and your accompanying breakfasts on the Food Monster App, but these 15 products are great for a quick, home-delivered treat!

1. Four Sigmatic Organic Mushroom Hot Cacao with Reishi to Relieve Stress, Vegan, Paleo, 0.2 Ounce (10 Count)Four Sigmatic Organic Mushroom Hot Cacao with Reishi to Relieve Stress, Vegan, Paleo, 0.2 Ounce (10 Count)

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This delicious, cinnamon, hot chocolate drink is known to reduce carvings and relax the body by reducing daily anxiety and stress! Enjoy your hot chocolate with these added benefits! The Four Sigmatic Organic Mushroom Hot Cacao with Reishi to Relieve Stress, Vegan, Paleo, 0.2 Ounce (10 Count) is gluten-free and only 25 calories when mixed with hot water! Dylan said “Great taste and really helps me to relax! I would recommend this to everyone.” Try this out for a bold chocolatey flavor and endless health benefits!

2. nutpods Dairy-Free Creamer Unsweetened (French Vanilla, 4-pack) – Whole30 Approvednutpods Dairy-Free Creamer Unsweetened (French Vanilla, 4-pack) - Whole30 Approve

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For some added, vanilla flavor, add some of nutpods Dairy-Free Creamer Unsweetened (French Vanilla, 4-pack) – Whole30 Approved to your hot chocolate drink! These also make for a thick and creamy base to make white, dark, or regular hot chocolate! They’re non-GMO and gluten-free! Sunny said “This is actually the best tasting, non dairy, creamer I have tried. No sugar or artificial stuff, non GMO, gluten free. It froths well for my lattes, I was looking to replace half and half and this works for me. I haven’t tried any of the flavors since I wanted to do my own flavoring and sweetening.”

3. Ghirardelli Chocolate Sweet Ground Chocolate & Cocoa Beverage Mix, 48-Ounce CanisterGhirardelli Chocolate Sweet Ground Chocolate & Cocoa Beverage Mix, 48-Ounce Canister

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This gourmet product to impress guests on a budget! For under 20 dollars, you can get three pounds of this powder to make your best, all-natural hot chocolate yet! Joe stated: “This is the hot cocoa I’ve been looking for all my life.” Pick up this Ghirardelli Chocolate Sweet Ground Chocolate & Cocoa Beverage Mix, 48-Ounce Canister for your next chocolate-y drink!

4. Amazing Grass Green Superfood Organic Powder with Wheat Grass and Greens, Flavor: Chocolate Peppermint, 30 ServingsAmazing Grass Green Superfood Organic Powder with Wheat Grass and Greens, Flavor: Chocolate Peppermint, 30 Servings

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Add this Amazing Grass Green Superfood Organic Powder with Wheat Grass and Greens, Flavor: Chocolate Peppermint, 30 Servings to your hot cocoa for some added nutrients and peppermint flavor! It is made with organic, non-GMO wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa, spirulina, spinach, chlorella, and broccoli. Try this out to make your hot chocolate just a little bit healthier this winter!

5. Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffee with Almondmilk, Seasonal Peppermint Mocha, 48 OunceCalifia Farms Cold Brew Coffee with Almondmilk, Seasonal Peppermint Mocha, 48 Ounce

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Need your hot chocolate fix but also need some caffeine in the morning? Have this cold brew, hot chocolate mix over ice with your breakfast for a quick, dairy-free pick-me-up that takes little to no effort! Just pour this Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffee with Almondmilk, Seasonal Peppermint Mocha, 48 Ounce top it with vegan whipped cream and you’re good to go!

6. VIVA Caffeinated Hot Cocoa. Premium Chocolate Cocoa with 100 mg Shot of Caffeine (10 Pouches)VIVA Caffeinated Hot Cocoa. Premium Chocolate Cocoa with 100 mg Shot of Caffeine (10 Pouches)

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Love caffeine but want to make it yourself? We’ve got you there too! This VIVA Caffeinated Hot Cocoa. Premium Chocolate Cocoa with 100 mg Shot of Caffeine (10 Pouches) is an energy-starter! Make with water or add some creamer! It even has a similar amount of caffeine to a cup of coffee! Ray said “Spent a few evenings of Christmas break snuggled up with the wife, in front of the fireplace, enjoying this beverage. Good stuff!”

7. Wildeflowers Longevity Divine Tonic Hot Chocolate Mix – Organic, Natural, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten Free, Rich In Zinc And Iron With Raw Cacao, 3.2 OuncesWildeflowers Longevity Divine Tonic Hot Chocolate Mix - Organic, Natural, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten Free, Rich In Zinc And Iron With Raw Cacao, 3.2 Ounces

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Raw, vegan, and kosher – perfect for those looking for a superfood-style hot cocoa! Wildeflowers Longevity Divine Tonic Hot Chocolate Mix – Organic, Natural, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten Free, Rich In Zinc And Iron With Raw Cacao, 3.2 Ounces provides a good amount of energy with a delicious taste! Martine said “This has been added to my morning routine and for the last few weeks and life has been great. It’s a delicious way to sip in some good health. I can’t wait to try the other ones!! It’s amazing when you find a product you truly feel great about!” Try this for a healthy alternative to hot chocolate!

8. Califia Farms Almondmilk, Choca-Maca Almondmilk, 10.5 OunceCalifia Farms Almondmilk, Choca-Maca Almondmilk, 10.5 Ounce

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If you need a quick fix of chocolate, protein, and caffeine we’ve got you covered. This Califia Farms Almondmilk, Choca-Maca Almondmilk, 10.5 Ounce is a single serve bottle that has 6 grams of vegan protein in it! It also has twice as much calcium in it compared to dairy drinks. This one is an easy drink to have on the go, in your bag, at the gym, etc for a quick pick me up packed with protein.

9. Miracle Tree – Organic Moringa Superfood Tea, 25 Individually Sealed Tea Bags, ChocolateMiracle Tree - Organic Moringa Superfood Tea, 25 Individually Sealed Tea Bags, Chocolate

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This Miracle Tree – Organic Moringa Superfood Tea, 25 Individually Sealed Tea Bags, Chocolate is great if you’re not a fan of heavy, creamy beverages but still want your hot cocoa! This chocolate flavored tea is made with moringa which is a whole food naturally rich in vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. This one also has zero calories in it, so you can have your tea and have some vegan cookies too! Surena said “This is the one of the most AMAZING teas I’ve ever had! I’ve had a lot of teas and this is unlike anything I’ve had because of the subtle and comforting taste of chocolate. I recommend drinking this in the winter it gives a similar warm feeling to drinking hot coco but just the tea drinker’s version”

10. Milk Frother – Zulay MilkBoss – Handheld Battery-Powered Electric Drink Mixer, Mini Blender and Foamer for Best Cappuccino, Macchiato, Coffee, Frappe, Latte, Matcha, Hot ChocolateMilk Frother – Zulay MilkBoss - Handheld Battery-Powered Electric Drink Mixer, Mini Blender and Foamer for Best Cappuccino, Macchiato, Coffee, Frappe, Latte, Matcha, Hot Chocolate

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This Milk Frother is perfect to make the most professional-looking drinks at home! Be your own barista and make your drinks whippy, bubbly, and thick! Plus it takes only 35 seconds to do! Vicki said “Love it, it’s perfect… This little frother blender works great and is exactly what I wanted for mixing a little protein powder into my morning drink and frothing it. It’s fast and effective. It cleans up easy too. The packaging is really nice, both the box and the way it’s wrapped and packaged inside the box so you could get this for a gift.”

11. Navitas Organics Cacao Nibs, 8 oz. BagNavitas Organics Cacao Nibs, 8 oz. Bag

 

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Time for toppings! Top your sweet drink with these naturally chocolatey Pick up this Navitas Organics Cacao Nibs, 8 oz. Bag and it will last you a long time! Just top your drink with some vegan whipped cream and these little chips!

12. Dandies – Vegan Marshmallows – Pumpkin, 10 oz. BagDandies - Vegan Marshmallows - Pumpkin, 10 oz. Bag

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These seasonal, vegan marshmallows are all non-GMO and all pumpkin! Top your hot chocolate with these cute, orange marshmallows for the hot cocoa version of the PSL! This bag of Dandies – Vegan Marshmallows – Pumpkin, 10 oz. Bag is a little on the pricey side but the flavor proves its worth. One Amazon customer wrote “These taste amazing, and they came very fast! I live in Hawaii, and I never pay extra for priority shipping. But these dandies came in sooner than other things I’ve bought online. They taste amazing, and I bought them along with the normal Dandies… We both loved the taste before and after adding them to our treats! They taste like how you’d expect a normal pumpkin marshmallow to taste. If I didn’t already know they were vegan, I wouldn’t have guessed!”

13. GFS Crushed Peppermint Candy

GFS Crushed Peppermint Candy

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All you need is some vegan whip on top of your cocoa and these candies. Mix them into your drink for some added peppermint flavor! This GFS Crushed Peppermint Candy product is gluten-free, crunchy, and so minty!

14. AvenueSweets 12oz jar DAIRY-FREE (vegan) Sea Salt Caramel SauceAvenueSweets 12oz jar DAIRY-FREE (vegan) Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

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Salted caramel hot chocolate anyone? Stir this into your drink or drizzle over your vegan whipped cream! This AvenueSweets 12oz jar DAIRY-FREE (vegan) Sea Salt Caramel Sauce is slow-cooked in copper kettles for the perfect, non-GMO, sweet treat on your drink.

15. CLIF BAR – Energy Bar – Hot Chocolate – (2.4 Ounce Protein Bar, 12 Count)CLIF BAR - Energy Bar - Hot Chocolate - (2.4 Ounce Protein Bar, 12 Count)

CLIFF/Amazon

Love hot chocolate? Need a healthy option to dip into your sweet drink? These CLIF BAR – Energy Bar – Hot Chocolate – (2.4 Ounce Protein Bar, 12 Count) taste like CANDY but with only 250 calories and 9 grams of protein! They’re good for a hot chocolate-flavored treat on the go! One Amazon user stated, “Obsessed with this flavor. Just enough chocolate to fulfill the craving but not overpowering.”

For hundreds of vegan, chocolatey treats, download our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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