*Bonus Clean Hot Chocolate Recipe, aka, it IS a food post after all!
|Yes, I made Sasquatch go make a snow angel just so I could show you how much fun we have, even in the cold. See how happy & full of joy he is?? If you really want a laugh, click here for the VIDEO!|
I realize this is nothing compared to some places, heck, I grew up in Iowa where it snows like this often. However, here, where they aren't prepared with tons of snow plows and such... its different.
|On Frozen Pond... which apparently turns it this weird mustard color. Yum.|
|You can chop the cocoa squares to make it melt faster.|
|Gah! How I LOVE the look of melted chocolate! Add a touch/teaspoon of coconut oil to smooth things out.|
Melt the chocolate squares in a sauce pan on med-low heat with the coconut oil
Add Sweeteners, cinnamon & vanilla to melted chocolate
Add HOT or warm milk and stir vigorously with a whisk
|Really, she's happy, not quite as... crazy as she looks!|
Happy kids! We had our hot cocoa with Groats Porridge (with almonds and bananas sweetened with Ideal brown Sugar and Eggs cooked with clean hashbrowns & some veggies. We'll be sure to have fish & salad for dinner to even out all these sugary treats!
|The kids went out and made an extra shelter for the animals right next to the back of the house out of the wind where it seems to be the most warm. The girls were nearly in tears over the snowy animals.|