Hot Beverages

Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2006


Light and Minty Hot Chocolate


  • 3 tablespoons Splenda
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa (preferably Dutch processed)
  • 2 cups 1% milk or skim milk or fat-free half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract


  1. Add Splenda and cocoa to small saucepan and blend with whisk. Gradually add milk to cocoa mixture and whisk until blended.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat until thoroughly heated. Stir in the peppermint extract and serve immediately.

2 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 120 calories, 10 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 3.7 g fat, 2.3 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 125 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 25%.

© 2006 Elaine Magee

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