If you’re in the northern hemisphere the cold snap is felt and what better to drink a hot chocolate. But if you’re dieting, do not deprive yourself of it; opt for a light-based almond milk and carob recipe. Low-calorie options that will help you spend the cold without gaining weight.
While some chocolate, especially bitter, is allowed within a low calorie diet, you can opt for alternative light and also has other nutritional benefits that can help you lose weight and treat some complications of obesity, such as dyslipidemia or diabetes.
Before give you the recipe, tell some slimming qualities of almond milk and carob.
Carob is the fruit of a plant known as algarrobo. Their seeds have slimming properties, as it has laxative effect, stimulating peristalsis and help purify your body. Moreover, the fruit of this plant is diuretic by removing excess fluid from the body.
Almond milk is a vegan milk is made from almonds, therefore is a milk rich in natural antioxidants that accelerate fat burning and contributes prebiotics that help improve digestive processes, both at stomach level as the intestine.
Light hot chocolate recipe
- Servings: 2
- Calories per serving: 95.
- 2 cups almond milk
- 2 tablespoons carob flour
- Stevia to taste
- Pinch of cinnamon powder
- Heat the almond milk and add a tablespoon of flour, carob and stevia in a cup, add some almond milk.
- Whisk vigorously until you get a homogeneous mixture, and pour the rest of the almond milk to fill the cup.
- Add a pinch of cinnamon. If you think you can add stevia convenient to achieve the sweet taste you want.
Observations this vegetable milk in addition of being a light alternative to the traditional hot chocolate, is an interesting option for those who in addition to being overweight, suffer from hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, celiac disease, and other types of food allergies.