Balanced Energy Hot Cocoa

This decadent Balanced Energy Hot Cocoa recipe is bursting with antioxidants, minerals, and stress-reducing adaptogens. Kimberton Whole Foods Supplements Buyer, Hannah, shares “The maca is great for energy and stress endurance, the cacao for magnesium, energy, mood, and the reishi for calming and immunity, and so much more.”

Navitas Organics Hot Cocoa

Photo Courtesy of Navitas Organics

Serves 2

What You’ll Need

  • ยฝ cupย Navitas Organicsย Cashew Nuts
  • 2 cups water
  • ยฝ cup Navitas Organicsย Cacao Powder
  • ยผ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. Navitas Organicsย Maca Powder
  • ยฝย tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Pinch Himalayan sea salt
  • 2 servings of Wholesun Wellness Reishi or your favorite mushroom powder
  • Optional:ย ยผย cup full-fat coconut cream


In a high-speed blender, combine cashews, water and sea salt. Blend on high until cashew milk forms and begins to froth (roughly 1 minute).

Next, pour cashew milk into a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat on the stove. Stirring consistently, add cacao powder, coconut sugar, maca powder, cinnamon, vanilla, sea salt, and mushroom powder. Whisk well until small bubbles begin to form and all clumps are gone.

Once the hot chocolate is steaming, remove from heat, pour into two mugs and enjoy.

Optional: Top with a dash of cinnamon or a dollop of full-fat coconut cream.

This recipe originally appears on the Navitas Organics recipe blog.