Skinny Crockpot Peppermint Mocha for #LoveYourLifeFriday

Skinny Crockpot Peppermint Mocha for #LoveYourLifeFriday at karenehman.com.

This Skinny Crockpot Peppermint Mocha is the perfect treat around the holidays!

It can be made for a cozy night at home, or for a holiday gathering with friends and family. It is a great way to enjoy the flavors of the season without the added sugar and calories in a traditional peppermint mocha! It also has 7 grams of protein per serving, making it a treat that will satisfy your tastebuds and your stomach!

Ingredients

3 cups Strong brewed coffee

1/3 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder 

1/2 cup Sweetener that measures like sugar (or to taste)

1 tsp Vanilla extract

1/2 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp Peppermint extract (or to taste)

1 1/2 cups Unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)

1/3 cup Protein powder (or dry milk powder or half and half)

Method:

Crockpot Instructions: To a Slow Cooker add everything except for almond milk and protein powder (or half and half/dry milk powder). Mix well. Turn to low heat and let cook for 2 hours. Add almond milk, and protein powder (or half and half/dry milk powder) and whisk until well combined. Serve in mugs or set heat to warm to keep warm until you are ready to serve. Top with whipped topping and crushed candy canes for garnish if desired!

Stovetop Instructions: To a medium/large pot add everything except for almond milk and protein powder (or half and half/dry milk powder). Mix well. Turn heat to medium high and bring to a simmer. Let simmer for 3-5 minutes, stirring a few times. Turn off heat, add almond milk, and protein powder (or half and half/dry milk powder) and whisk until well combined. Serve in mugs and top with whipped topping and crushed candy canes for garnish if desired!
Merry Christmas!
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Congrats to Katie on her new release, Nourish: Discover God’s Perfectly Balanced Plan for Your Body and Soul. NOURISH will provide you with encouragement and practical knowledge for living a healthy lifestyle, both physically and spiritually.
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Katie Farrell is the author of Dashing Dish, a healthy recipe website and ministry to women. Katie is a registered nurse from Michigan, where she lives in Brighton with her husband of five years. Dashing Dish is a combination of Katie’s passions—helping women find their identity in God and ending misconceptions about healthy eating.

Katie wants to inspire women to find the balance between spiritual and physical health, all while enjoying the journey!

Looking for some more yummy recipes? Check out Katie’s cookbooks: Dashing Dish: 100 Simple and Delicious Recipes for Clean Eating  and Devotions for a Healthier You .

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