While you enjoy this quick, gourmet hot chocolate, a new study found that women who regularly consumed cocoa had improved blood flow and more flexible arteries.
11/4 c milk or non-dairy beverage
2 tbsp unsweetened organic cocoa powder
1 tbsp natural sweetener of choice
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
1 pinch cinnamon (or more, to taste)
1 pinch cayenne (or more, to taste)
Directions: Combine ingredients in a medium sauce pan and warm on medium- low heat. Whisk continuously until frothy and hot. Drink immediately.