BLOG - HEALTHY VERSIONS OF DELICIOUS FESTIVE HOT DRINKS

BLOG - HEALTHY VERSIONS OF DELICIOUS FESTIVE HOT DRINKS

Healthy Versions Of Delicious Festive Hot Drinks

With Christmas just around the corner, we can all be guilty of overindulging at times, and it’s not just the endless snacks you’ll find around the house over the festive period, we can also be guilty of drinking our calories. Of course, we’re not here to judge, if you can’t indulge at Christmas time, when can you?

However, did you know that a Billionaire’s Hot Chocolate from Costa contains 78.9 grams of sugar, and a Starbucks Christmas Brulée latte contains 46.7 grams?! This means that a number of festive drinks from your favourite coffee shop chains can contain more than two times the amount of the daily recommended sugar intake. Woah. It’s easy to see how the calories and sugar intake can soon mount up during December.

But, what if we told you that you can indulge in healthy versions of these winter warmers so you can enjoy a sweet treat minus the guilt? Our team have come up with four deliciously healthy and oh so festive hot drink recipes for you try out. Here’s to enjoying yummy festive drinks that aren’t jam-packed with sugar. Cheers to that!

 

 

White Hot Chocolate
- 100ml Skimmed Milk or dairy free milk alternative
- 150ml Boiling Water
- 1tps of #NotGuilty white chocolate syrup
- 2 Heaped teaspoons of low-calorie drinking chocolate – white
- Light/low-fat aerosol cream

Directions:
In a mug combine the drinking chocolate and #NotGuilty syrup with warm milk and boiling water. Stir well before topping with a little cream. For a nice optional extra you can add some marshmallows or a drizzle of #NotGuilty white chocolate syrup.

Orange Hot Chocolate
- 100ml Skimmed Milk or dairy free milk alternative
- 150ml Boiling Water
- 1tps of #NotGuilty chocolate orange syrup
- 2 Heaped teaspoons of low-calorie drinking chocolate
- Light/low-fat aerosol cream

Directions:
In a mug combine the drinking chocolate and #NotGuilty syrup with warm milk and boiling water. Stir well before topping with a little cream. For a nice optional extra you can add a drizzle of chocolate orange syrup and a piece of orange flavoured dark chocolate.

Gingerbread Latte
- 150ml Skimmed Milk or dairy free milk alternative
- 100ml Boiling Water
- 1tsp Instant Coffee
- 1tps of #NotGuilty gingerbread syrup

Directions:
In a mug combine the coffee and #NotGuilty syrup with warm milk and boiling water. Stir well. For an extra treat, top with a mini gingerbread man and dust with some cinnamon. You can also add a drizzle of #NotGuilty gingerbread syrup on top.

Hot Chocolate with all the trimmings
- 100ml Skimmed Milk or dairy free milk alternative
- 150ml Boiling Water
- 1tps of #NotGuilty chocolate syrup
- 2 Heaped teaspoons of low-calorie drinking chocolate
- Light/low-fat aerosol cream

Directions:
In a mug combine the drinking chocolate and #NotGuilty syrup with warm milk and boiling water. Stir well before topping with a little cream, to finish drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with some dark chocolate shavings and marshmallows for the ultimate crowd pleaser!

Try out one of our sugarwise certified sugar-free syrups in your festive hot drinks and let us know what you think. Tag us in your photos to be featured on our social media using the hashtags #SkinnyFoodCo & #NotGuilty. Be sure to follow us on Facebook or Instagram to access more delicious guilt-free recipes.
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