Candy Cane Cocoa Recipe

Oh, the weather outside is frightful‰ – and you want to stay indoors with a warm cup of cocoa, but without the guilt. No need to fret‰ – you probably already have all that you need in your pantry for this cup of protein-packed deliciousness. No need to thank us‰, really‰, we‰’re happy to help!

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Recipe makes enough for 1 mug.



  • 1 cup almond milk (or milk beverage of choice)
  • 3 pitted organic dates
  • 1 scoop Rich Chocolate Nuzest Clean Lean Protein
  • 3 tsp. cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. peppermint extract


  1. Warm the almond milk to a comfortable drinking temperature, without coming to a boil.  
  2. Carefully pour milk into a high powered blender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients. Blend on high for approximately one minute.
  4. Pour into your favorite mug and sip as you listen to your favorite Christmas playlist.