3-Ingredient Low-Carb Hot Chocolate: Mmmm

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.

Did you know that a regular coffee shop hot chocolate can easily have 400 calories, 40 grams of carbs and 40 grams of sugar? Delicious, but yowza! Be your own barista and give this one a try — it’s under 200 calories, has 10 net carbs and only 1g of sugar.

Here’s what we used:

Sarah Severance (TCOYD)


3-Ingredient Low-Carb Hot Chocolate: Mmmm

Treat yourself to a simply sweet homemade hot chocolate. Made with real chocolate and coconut whipped cream, it’s like a hug in a mug.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate
Servings 1 mug
Calories 170kcal


1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk1/3 Lily’s low sugar chocolate bar2 tbsp coconut whipped cream


Heat the almond milk and the chocolate bar in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir occasionally to mix the chocolate as it melts. Do not bring it to a boil, only simmer until melted/warm.
Pour into your favorite mug and top with whipped cream. You can also add a shot of espresso or a shot of something stronger.


Net carbs: 10g


Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 10g | Calories: 170kcal | Fat: 13g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 20g

Please note that the nutritional information may vary depending
on the specific brands of products used. We encourage everyone to check specific
product labels in calculating the exact nutritional information.

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