If your kids are anything like mine, they love hot cocoa. And who could blame them? It’s the perfect treat on a chilly day. Also, if your kids are anything like mine, hot cocoa might make them a little crazy. The caffeine that is naturally found in chocolate and the energy of a toddler seems like the perfect storm. Fortunately, I’ve found an alternative that gives my little guy all of the cocoa feels, without the cocoa crazy.
We call it maple milk. It’s basically frothed almond milk with a tiny bit of maple syrup added for sweetness. It’s a fun treat for a cold day that I don’t feel bad about giving to my little guy.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Here’s what you do:
Stir and enjoy!
Do you have any healthy swaps for treats that your littles love? I’d love to hear about them in the comments!
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I'm the Mama of two boys, and wife to a good man. I'm on a mission to make healthy living more attainable for families.