protein peppermint hot chocolate

Protein Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

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  • Janna Boloten, RD, Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition
  • Turn the classic combo of chocolate and peppermint into a nutritious, very high-protein drink!

    Janna Boloten, RD, Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition

  • For

    Served Hot or Cold

    For people who prefer hot or cold recipes

  • This

    Express

    Ready in 30 minutes or less

  • This

    Gluten-Free

    For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance

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    Vegetarian

    Respects lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet

  • This recipe takes this much time to prepare Ready in 5 minutes
  • This recipe makes several servings or portions Makes 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (330 mL) Chocolate Ensure® Protein Max 30 g
  • 15 mL (1 Tbsp) cocoa powder
  • 1 mL (⅛ tsp) peppermint extract, or more to taste
  • Pinch of salt

How to make

Hot version:
  • Over medium heat in a saucepan, combine all ingredients and whisk until a uniform consistency is achieved.
  • Let heat for 5 minutes, or until desired temperature.
  • Pour into a mug and enjoy!

Cold version:
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a tall glass and serve.

Nutrition facts

Serving size: 345 mL (1 ⅓ cup)
  • Calories
  • 162
  • Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 535 mg
  • Carbohydrate
  • 9 g
  • Dietary fibre
  • 2 g
  • Protein
  • 31 g
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  • Tip

  • Serve this hot or cold chocolate drink with any toppings of your choice, like whipped cream.

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Energy to keep up*

FOR LIFE ON THE GO!

3x more protein and
1 g of sugar

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* From a survey of 1,038 independent-living adults aged 50+ who added 1 serving of Ensure® Protein Max 30 g per day for at least 5 days over a 2-week period, compared to control group (p<0.0001).

Canadian formulation is similar to the one used in the survey. Applies to Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.

† Compared to one serving (235 mL) of Ensure® Regular.
‡ Per 330-mL serving.
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