Hot Cocoa with Coconut Sugar | Vital Plan
Hot Cocoa with Coconut Sugar
By Vital Plan Posted 02-08-2017

This Valentine’s Day, make your heart happy with a warm mug of (healthier) hot cocoa. This recipe pairs wonderfully with almond milk and a splash of vanilla extract.


This recipe yields one cup, so make sure to multiply the ingredients by the number of cups you’d like to make:

  • 1½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 8 oz milk of your choice (soy, almond, coconut)
  • Optional: ¼ tsp vanilla extract



1. Mix all of the ingredients in a small bowl.

2. Slowly warm the milk of your choice in a small pot to your desired temperature, and whisk the mixture into the milk.

3. Sip, relax, indulge. Repeat.

This recipe was adapted from Thriving on Paleo and is Vital Plan approved.


About the Medical Director
Dr. Bill Rawls
Dr. Bill Rawls has practiced conventional medicine as a gynecologist for
over 20 years and is also the co-founder and medical director of Vital Plan, a wellness and herbal supplement company.
Dr. Bill Rawls


Dr. Rawls graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1985 and he holds a medical license in North Carolina. He also has extensive training in alternative therapies and is Medical Director of Vital Plan, an herbal supplement company in Raleigh, N.C.

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