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Celeste's low carb hot chocolate

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Many low carbers love their bulletproof coffee, and rightly so, one mug can keep a person going for 6 hours or more before you need to eat again.  The benefit of having bulletproof coffee at breakfast time is that it programs your body to burn fat all day long. 

David Asprey aka The Bulletproof Executive, learned about the power of butter at 18,000 feet elevation near Mt. Kailash in Tibet when he staggered into a guest house from the -10 degree weather and was literally rejuvenated by a creamy cup of yak butter tea. I know that there are low carbers out there who seldomly drink coffee and would like the same blend but replacing coffee with a good substitute.  I looked at one or two recipes online, then tweaked them to my liking. Hope you like my recipe!  This is perfect for those cold winter days!

Celeste's low carb hot chocolate

If you are unable to locate Kerrygold butter, any good quality grass fed butter will do.  As long as its unsalted, it will be fine :) This recipe makes two mugs of low carb hot chocolate.

Celeste's low carb hot chocolate ingredients:

  • 3 flat tsp organic cacao powder (or regular cocoa powder)
  • 1 heaped tbs Kerrygold butter
  • Half tsp vanilla essence
  • 250ml thick cream
  • 220ml boiling water

Celeste's low carb hot chocolate preparation instructions:

1.  Combine boiling water with balance of ingredients and warm in a small pot on the stove.
2.  Transfer to a large jug and whip till frothy with stick blender (or similar)
3.  Pour steaming low carb hot chocolate into a glass mug, sit back and savour.
 
ENJOY!
 
Did you enjoy making my recipe?  Please let me know.    I love to receive feedback!