It’s that time of year — cold, snowy, and time to make hot chocolate! A classic childhood drink made plant-based, these vegan hot chocolate recipes from the Food Monster App will knock store-bought hot chocolate out of the park. We’ve got all kinds of flavors of hot chocolate from pumpkin to peanut butter to chai spiced. We’ve also got sugary or sugar free recipes. Try a quick and easy vegan hot chocolate recipe or a more complex one that will impress your friends when you make it for them.
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Chocolate Archives!
1. Hemp-tastic Hot Chocolate
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This Hemp-tastic Hot Chocolate by Sarah and Peter Hagstrom is super quick, super easy and super delicious!
2. Raspberry Hot Chocolate
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Right in the heart of the winter season, it’s always a perfect time for a cup of hot chocolate. Hot cocoa is a classic favorite, and this spin on it uses almond milk as its base with raspberries for a fresh fruity kick. Try this Raspberry Hot Chocolate by Kat Condon!
3. Peppermint Hot Chocolate
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This Peppermint Hot Chocolate by Danielle Capalino is perfect during and after the holidays! Soak in all the delicious flavors and benefits of this peppermint hot chocolate without adding any sugar.
4. Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate
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Is there anything cozier in the winter than sitting by the fire and enjoying a warm cup of cocoa? If you are looking for a vegan hot chocolate that is thick and creamy and delicious and Paleo and even healthy for you, this Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate by Holly Bertone is just what you need!
5. Pumpkin Hot Chocolate
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Take a break from that pumpkin spice latte with this warm and dreamy Pumpkin Hot Chocolate by Kat Condon.
6. Raw Hot Chocolate
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This vegan Raw Hot Chocolate by Nikki Stokes is sooooo creamy and warm and tasty and sweet and thick and chocolatey – everything that’s wonderful about hot chocolate.
7. Sugar Free Hot Chocolate
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Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? Hot chocolate is there when you are happy or sad, when you are celebrating or when you have a broken heart. Chocolate is your best friend. Keep it very close and spend time with your friends as often you like. Try this Sugar Free Hot Chocolate by Gabriela Lupu.
8. Quick and Easy Hot Cocoa
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There’s nothing quite like a hot cup of cocoa as the weather starts to cool down! Rich, chocolatey comfort in a cup – what could be better? This Quick and Easy Hot Cocoa by Dawn Kriss is simple and easy so you can have a delicious treat in no time.
9. Chai Spiced Hot Cocoa Mix
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There’s nothing like a warm cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter’s day to brighten your mood. So, just imagine how delighted your friends and family will be when you gift them this Chai Spiced Hot Cocoa Mix by Jasmine Briones. It strikes the perfect balance between chocolatey, spicy, and sweet. This recipe is very simple, and if you don’t want to gift it, you can simply store it in a jar or air-tight container to enjoy in your home.
10. Healthy Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
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You won’t believe that this creamy, rich Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate by Caroline Doucet doesn’t contain any milk or sugar. Instead, this healthy drink is made with cashews, peanut butter, dates and cocoa powder, blended with hot water. The result? A frothy, perfectly sweetened cup of hot cocoa that won’t break your health goals. Plus, it takes only 5 minutes, 5 ingredients and one blender!
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