Low Sodium Hot Chocolate Recipe (No Salt Added)

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This Low Sodium Hot Chocolate is a warm and decadent drink, all the cozy chocolate flavor without salt! A great afternoon snack or dessert – you can make it with any milk you like (whole, skim, almond, or oat milk!).
This recipe comes together with just a few pantry staple ingredients and a blender for the perfect sweet treat in about 5 minutes.
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This low sodium hot chocolate is the perfect treat for late night chocolate cravings. Hot chocolate is my go-to drink when I have a sweet tooth but don’t want a full dessert. This sweet drink is made with raw cacao, milk of your choice, and a few naturally sweet ingredients for the perfect drink.
I thought all hot chocolate was low sodium… until I started to read the labels. You’d be amazed at the preservatives and salt that goes into some of those store-bought cocoa mixes. I decided to make one for myself that was low in sodium, but big on rich & chocolatey flavor.

This Low Sodium Hot Chocolate Recipe Is:

  • Rich
  • Velvety
  • Creamy
  • Sweet
  • High in Antioxidants (thanks to the cacao powder)
  • A great late night treat
  • Gluten Free, and can easily be made vegan/dairy free by using almond milk or oat milk

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What’s In This No Salt Added Hot Chocolate Recipe?

One of the Best Pantry Staple Cacao Recipes

This low sodium hot chocolate recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal!  It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards – most of which you probably have on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate.  I made a list of my Favorite Low Sodium Pantry Staples that I always keep stocked. By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious salt-free & low so recipes without a trip to the store!

How Do I Make This Creamy Hot Chocolate without Salt?

  1. Add all ingredients to a saucepan, and heat on medium. Whisk the mixture for about 5 minutes until all the ingredients are incorporated, and the hot chocolate is just coming to a simmer (not boiling).
  2. Remove from heat and serve with whipped cream, coconut cream, marshmallows, or an extra pinch of cinnamon.

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Easy Low Sodium Cocoa in No Time

This healthier hot cacao is what I call an Easy Weeknight Treat – which is on your table in less than 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked treat but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section dedicated to Easy Weeknight Treats, that are great for the whole family. A tasty delicious treat will be ready in no time.

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Low Sodium Hot Chocolate

This Low Sodium Hot Chocolate is a warm and decadent drink, all the cozy chocolate flavor without salt! A great afternoon snack or dessert - you can make it with any milk you like (whole, skim, almond, or oat milk!). This recipe comes together with just a few pantry staple ingredients and a blender for the perfect sweet treat in about 5 minutes.
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 132 kcal

Equipment

  • Small Saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups milk of choice I used a low sodium almond milk
  • 1 tablespoons agave nectar or other natural sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a saucepan, and heat on medium. Whisk the mixture for about 5 minutes until all the ingredients are incorporated, and the hot chocolate is just coming to a simmer (not boiling).
  • Remove from heat and serve with whipped cream, coconut cream, marshmallows, or an extra pinch of cinnamon.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 29mgPotassium: 78mgFiber: 3gSugar: 15gVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 457mgIron: 1mg

*Please note, all nutrition content is estimated based on the ingredients we used, it may vary based on your ingredients. Always check your nutrition labels to verify sodium amounts.

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