Sippy Chippy Cocoa

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by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Birds are singing, the sun is shining””oh wait. That’s not the scene outside your window, just yet. If cool winds are still whipping in your corner of the world, cozy up to a cup of Sippy Chippy Cocoa, made with almond milk, cacao nibs, coconut oil, vanilla and a pinch of spicy chipotle powder (to chase away unseasonal shivers, of course!).

The “chippy” in Sippy Chippy Cocoa refers to chipotle–a type of pepper. A dash of chipotle powder adds just a little kick to this warm drink. Click here to order some!

Sippy Chippy Cocoa

Serves 1


2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
1 Tbsp. cacao nibs
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tsp. chipotle powder
1 tsp. vanilla flavor
1 tsp. coconut oil


1. In a small saucepan, slow cook all ingredients over medium heat until bubbly. Stir well and pour into mug.

2. Sip slowly and enjoy.

Mo’s note:  At times, it’s challenging to sip–in which case I admittedly SLURP!