Sensational Festive Sips – As Seen On Rogers Daytime Simcoe

“Yule” never drink regular hot chocolate again after trying my Sensational Festive Sips.

From my hectic holiday kitchen to yours, Merry Christmas!

Coconut Heavenly Holiday White Chocolate

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Coconut Heavenly Holiday White Chocolate

Greet your guests with a decadent hot chocolate.

4 cups (1 L) So Nice Organic Unsweetened Almond Beverage

1 small piece of vanilla bean – about 1/4 inch

3 tbsp (45 mL) Bulk Barn’s Heavenly White Hot Chocolate Mix

1 drop Club House Coconut Extract

Gay Lea Real Coconut Whipped Cream 

Garnishes: very finely chopped white chocolate; Bahlsen Waffeletten Dark Biscuits and homemade vanilla extract   

Method: Heat So Nice Organic Almond Beverage and vanilla bean over medium heat until desired temperature.  Whisk in Heavenly White Hot Chocolate Mix and coconut extract.  Remove vanilla bean and divide hot chocolate between four mugs (for jumbo servings, divide between two mugs).  Top each mug with Gay Lea Coconut Whipped Cream.  Garnish evenly with finely chopped white chocolate and biscuit.  For an adult version; drizzle homemade vanilla extract on top of each mug.

 

Warm Spiced Gingerbread Sip 

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Warm Spiced Gingerbread Sip

All the festive flavours of a traditional cookie served in a mug.

4 cups (1 L) Earth’s Own Amore Almond Dairy Blend

2 tbsp (30 mL) each; fancy molasses and brown sugar

1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger

1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon

pinch each; ground cloves and ground nutmeg

small piece of vanilla bean – about 1/4 inch or 1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract

Garnish: Gay Lea Real Whipped Cream; crushed gingersnap cookies and finely sliced candied ginger.

Method:  Whisk together all ingredients (except for garnishes) and heat until desired temperature.  Remove vanilla bean.  Divide evenly between four mugs (for jumbo servings divide between two mugs).  Top each mug with Gay Lea Real Whipped Cream. Garnish evenly with crushed gingersnap cookies and candied ginger.

 

Salted Dark Chocolate Spiced Cocoa  *made with So Nice Organic Almond Beverage

*click here for recipe.

Garnish: Gay Lea Real Whipped Cream; very finely chopped dark chocolate; cayenne pepper and quality sea salt.

Method:  Prepare hot chocolate according to recipe instructions.  Garnish each portion with Gay Lea Real Whipped Cream, a sprinkle of dark chocolate, and pinch each of cayenne and salt.

Mango Lassi Post Winter Workout Shake 

Refuel after a day on the slopes, snowshoeing or a long winter trail run with my Mango Lassi Shake.

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All recipes written and developed by Charmaine Broughton.  www.charmainebroughton.com