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%