Dave’s Triple Hit Dark Chocolate and Almond Iced Mocha (Recipe)

By on June 14, 2015

Bonus Recipe

This recipe provides three sources of powerful antioxidants — firstly Dark Chocolate which is not only a rich source of antioxidants as well as being moderately low in sugar, but also has its own independent set of health benefits.  Next we have Cinnamon which in addition to its antioxidant properties is also an effective blood sugar regulator – and finally of course coffee which is proving to be a valuable source of antioxidants in addition to a plethora of health benefits.  All of the ingredients below constitute a delicious super healthy free radical blasting treat.

Important Tip:

Don’t be tempted to add any additional sweeteners which would undermine the health benefits of this awesome beverage.

 

Dave’s Triple Hit Dark Chocolate & Almond Iced Mocha

(Ingredients for 4 Servings)

4 oz Dark Chocolate

16 fluid oz Medium organic coffee (brewed with filtered water)

16 fluid oz Unsweetened Almond Milk

1 Half teaspoon of cinnamon

4 Tablespoons of Date Juice or honey

 

(Optional for garnish)

4 Cinnamon Sticks

Grated Dark Chocolate

Method

  1. Brew the coffee and pour it over the dark chocolate
  2. Stir until melted
  3. Leave to cool and then chill a couple of hours in the fridge
  4. Pour the almond milk into a large jug or pitcher
  5. Add the chilled coffee, cinnamon, and date juice or honey
  6. Serve in tall glasses over ice (optional)
  7. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and grated dark chocolate if desired

 

Additional Tip

You can easily convert this into a delicious smoothie by adding 1 oz of ground almonds per serving and blending smooth with ice.

 

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Dave Ward

About Dave Ward

Dave Ward majored in “Business and Computing” and “Computer Science” at the “University of Wolverhampton” in his native country the UK. Before graduating in 1992 he lived for a short time in Frankfurt, Germany, and Garmisch PartenKirchen afterwhich he returned to the UK. In 1995 he moved to the States where he currently resides in the Chicago area as a freelance “Systems Analyst /Software Developer”. In addition to his work life Dave enjoys a passion for the art of writing, having taken several classes in the subject including his latest at Duke University NC. Hitherto he has produced a plethora of writings, from various genres including technology, poetry, fiction and cultural affairs. His longtime interest in the health and fitness industry and its concerns has also spawned several articles dedicated to this subject. Currently he has several side projects in the pipeline; these include his latest poem, a book on morality, a stage adaptation of John Bunyan’s book “A Pilgrim’s Progress”, and a vegetarian cookbook. You can reach Dave at the following email address britguyinus@gmail.com.

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