MAKES two 10-ounce (300-ml) servings

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

COOK TIME: —

This drink is so rich and perfect that a full batch is best shared with a friend. Or save half for the next day!

2 cups (475 ml) milk (nondairy or regular), hot

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

2 tablespoons collagen peptides or protein powder

2 tablespoons coconut oil, MCT oil, unflavored MCT oil powder, or ghee

1 tablespoon coconut butter

1 tablespoon erythritol, or 4 drops liquid stevia

Pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 10 seconds, or until the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  2. Divide between 2 mugs, sprinkle with cinnamon if you’d like, and enjoy!

make it AIP:

Replace the cocoa powder with carob powder. Do not use ghee. Opt for stevia.

make it DAIRY-FREE:

Use a nondairy milk. Do not use ghee.

make it VEGAN:

Use a nondairy milk. Do not use collagen or ghee. Opt for a plant-based protein powder.

make it VEGETARIAN:

Do not use collagen. Opt for a plant- or egg-based protein powder.

STORE IT: Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

REHEAT IT: Transfer to a 12-ounce (350-ml) or larger microwave-safe mug and microwave for 1½ minutes, or place in a saucepan, cover, and reheat over low heat for 5 minutes.

Per serving, made with lite coconut milk, collagen, and coconut oil:

calories: 357 | calories from fat: 222 | total fat: 29.3 g | saturated fat: 25.8 g | cholesterol: 0 mg

sodium: 144 mg | carbs: 11 g | dietary fiber: 4.1 g | net carbs: 6.9 g | sugars: 1.1 g | protein: 12.5 g

FAT : 74%
CARBS : 12%
PROTEIN : 14%