Try this peanut butter hot chocolate of your dreams

If you’re looking for a cosy weekend treat, this should be your go-to.

Made with delicious, nutrient-packed ingredients, this hot chocolate will warm your soul and satisfy your chocolate cravings without the blood sugar spikes. A simple combination of only four ingredients with no added sugars, simply warm and enjoy!

The healthy fats and a surprising amount of protein help to make this a satiating drink to have alongside any meal. Switch the dairy milk for your preferred alternative milk, if required.

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  • 250ml full cream milk
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp natural smooth peanut butter (no added sugar or salt)
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Put all ingredients in a small pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat – whisk together as it heats to add some froth.
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition notes:

  • Number of serves: 1
  • Prep time: 2 minutes
  • Cook time: 5 minutes
  • Calories: 280 calories
  • Protein: 12.6g
  • Fibre: 1.6g
  • Carbs: 16.7g
  • Sugar: 15.9g
  • Fat: 18.1g

This recipe was created by Gabrielle Newman – Nutritionist and Recipe Developer for The Fast 800.