Healthy Peppermint Mocha Creamer Recipe for the Holidays
Ditch the artificial colors, preservatives, dyes and unhealthy sugars to make this super healthy peppermint mocha creamer recipe that uses simple, real and natural ingredients.
Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil Helps with Digestion
You have the option of using essential oils in this healthy peppermint mocha creamer recipe to replace the peppermint extract. As you might already know, essential oils have many therapeutic properties that help our bodies to heal themselves!
Peppermint Vitality™ essential oil has a bright, cool flavor that is instantly recognizable. The refreshing flavor of Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is welcome on the hottest summer days and the coldest winter nights. Beyond being a brisk addition to water during workouts or to herbal tea after a day on the slopes, Peppermint Vitality can also support healthy digestive function and gastrointestinal comfort. Add Peppermint Vitality to your pantry shelves for both culinary and dietary use. This versatile oil can make its way into baked goods, beverages, and even entrees for the more daring! Taken daily in a gel capsule, this powerful essential oil can support your overall digestive function.
So, in summary, peppermint essential oil is wonderful for your digestive system and a perfect ingredient to use in this peppermint mocha creamer recipe!
Are Essential Oils Safe for Consumption?
Essential oil users love to debate the safety of essential oil consumption! I personally have never had an issue with it, as long as I use oils from a company I trust.
Not all essential oils are safe for consumption. To avoid confusion, Young Living Essential Oils labels the essential oils that are safe for internal consumption with a white label. I buy all of my all of my essential oils, supplements and diffusers from Young Living. I can personally recommend their products!
Some essential oil companies label their oils for topical use only, so for sure do not use those oils internally. Those oils may very well contain fillers that are dangerous for your health.Print
Healthy Peppermint Mocha Creamer Recipe
Ditch the artificial colors, preservatives, dyes and unhealthy sugars to make this super healthy peppermint mocha creamer recipe that uses cocoa, cream of choice,
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, half-and-half, or non-dairy creamer of choice (my fav milk is coconut milk creamer)
- 2 Tablespoons Cocoa
- 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 2 Tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup (or other sweetener of choice) or 4 drops Vanilla Creme Stevia
- 2 drops of Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil or 1 tsp. Peppermint Extract
- Cute holiday mug
- Optional – whipped cream
In small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together heavy cream or milk of choice, cocoa powder, and maple syrup. Bring to boil, whisking occasionally, for 1 minute, then remove from heat and let creamer cool in pan 5 minutes before adding in the peppermint extract or peppermint vitality essential oil. If you have an immersion blender, you could also use that to blend the creamer really well. Add whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon, if you’d like that, too, or some crushed candy canes.
If you don’t have an immersion blender, use a regular blender to blend the cold ingredients into before heating them on the stove. The important thing is that the cocoa and maple syrup get thoroughly mixed into the milk so there are no pieces or chunks.
Store leftovers in refrigerator for up to 1 week. If you’d like to store it for longer, pour 1-2 ounces of the creamer into ice cube trays and freeze. Then use one ice cube per cup of coffee to enjoy!
Did you like this Peppermint Mocha Creamer Recipe?
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