Gluten-Free Living

Paleo Hot Chocolate

Serves 2

When the weather gets cold, nothing is better than a mug of hot chocolate. This sweet and simple recipe satisfies chocolate cravings while cutting out the junk, including refined sugars.


  • ½ 13.5-ounce can no-sugar-added coconut milk
  • 2½ tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1½ tablespoons honey


Start by shaking or mixing together the coconut milk and cocoa powder. Pour the mixture into a pot and heat on low. Add honey and bring to a simmer. Cook for a few minutes, constantly whisking or stirring together. Pour into a mug and enjoy!

Nutrition Analysis: 190 cal, 11 g fat, 0 mg chol, 65 mg sodium, 27 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 18 g sugar, 1 g protein.

Laura Hahn Carroll, author of the cookbook Around the Word One Gluten-Free Meal at a Time, is a regular contributor to Gluten-Free Living. She also blogs about gluten-free food at

Photo by Angela Sackett.

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