peppermint mocha

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peppermint mocha

ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee or espresso
  • 2 scoops simply tera’s pure whey protein, dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp dutch cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract (adjust to taste)
  • 1 can whipped cream for topping
  • crushed candy canes and melted chocolate for topping (optional)

directions: 

  1. add almond milk, simply tera’s pure dark chocolate whey protein, and dutch cocoa to a large blender. blend on speed 3 for 2 minutes until smooth.
  2. add brewed coffee and peppermint extract to a medium pot. stir over medium heat for about 3 minutes until you smell a strong aroma of peppermint. 
  3. slowly stir in the blended protein mixture to the pot for an additional 5 minutes until smooth. cover and let the mixture simmer on low heat until hot, but do not allow it to boil.
  4. pour the peppermint mocha mixture into two 16-oz serving glasses. top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes if desired and serve!

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