Healthy Holiday Drinks

Waltz your way around the kitchen while making these yummy drinks.

Cranberry Apple Cider

Ingredients:

64- ounce bottle

100 percent apple juice (no sugar added)

12- ounce bag fresh cranberries

Small handful whole cloves

2 cinnamon sticks

Directions:

Put all the ingredients into a slow cooker and simmer for 4 hours. Strain out the cranberries, cloves and cinnamon sticks. Serve warm.

Homemade Hot Cocoa

Ingredients:

2 cups skim milk

2 heaping tablespoons dark chocolate cocoa powder

2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Optional: 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Directions:

Pour milk into a saucepan and warm over medium heat until steaming (not boiling). Add the remaining ingredients and whisk until well blended. Pour into a mug and enjoy!

 

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