Healing Hot Cacao Drink | The Healing Roots

Healing Hot Cacao Drink

It’s starting to get chilly, holiday music is playing and the desire for warm, hot and toasty beverages is on demand! Once it hits fall and then winter an automatic switch goes off in my head. I want comfort and drinks that soothe me!

This time of year, I always make my healing hot cacao drink. Rich and creamy like regular hot chocolate, minus all the junk- including sugar and artificial flavors and processed dairy ingredients. Instead, gain anti-inflammatory, healing benefits from the cacao, cinnamon and collagen.

Keep reading to learn more and for the full recipe!

Cacao is an antioxidant, contains magnesium, healthy fats and a natural mood lifter! Plus its delicious, I mean who doesn’t love the taste of chocolate. Next time you want to cozy up on the couch, grab a mug of this must have beverage!


Serves: 2

  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbs pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 12 oz unsweetened cashew or almond milk
  • 1 scoop collagen powder (optional)


1. On stove top add all ingredients, whisk and allow to come to slight boil. Then turn off and pour into mugs. 

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