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Oh. My. Goodness.
My husband's been drinking this for awhile. I've been a bit less eager. But with the cold coming upon us I have been all about keeping warm. Hot chocolate is just a little too rich and sugary anymore for me. So, I figured out how to make this stuff work for me.
First of all, you need a way to brew it. A lot of people use a French Press. My husband found a cheap coffee maker for brewing and it works great!
If I were to be honest, I must say brewed cocoa by itself tastes a lot like dirty water. Warm, dirty water. There's a lot you can add to the cocoa to make it taste just a little bit better.
My husband adds a packet of stevia and some almond milk. I prefer honey and almond milk in mine.
A friend of ours simply adds flavored creamer.
We've also tried adding Torani's flavorings with cream. Most of these flavors are still a little too sweet for me...and some flavors make the cocoa taste like medicine. Blech! So, you just need to choose flavors carefully (i.e. hazelnut is really yummy!).
So, have a different, healthier treat this year to warm up your body this winter!