PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE

PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Since I started posting healthy, fat-burning recipes that are paleo inspired, cooks around the US (mainly!) but also around the world have been asking for a Paleo Chocolate Cake recipe.

Now, this below IS a Paleo Chocolate Cake recipe. However, it’s just not any  Paleo Chocolate Cake recipe.

Every so often, my chef husband finds a recipe that is just so unbelievable that it has EVERYTHING. And by everything, here is what I mean:

  1. It contains chocolate (Right? J )
  2. It’s delicious.
  3. It’s very healthy and fat-burning.
  4. It takes 5 minutes to make! (can you say “I got this!” LOL)
  5. It contains no flour, but has a lot of fiber and vitamins.
  6. It’s gluten-free and paleo.
  7. It’s kid-friendly (trust me, they’ll never know).

E-VERY-THING. Now, it does contain a very interesting secret ingredient that I reveal in the video below.

Now, let’s get started. Here are the ingredients you’ll need. Please note that everything is paleo, and the chocolate is over 70% cocoa. That’s important, as I explain in the recipe video. You see, you want to make sure the chocolate contains the maximum of cocoa, and not much sugar, or cocoa butter. Hence the 70%. If you can stand more (it does get more bitter), go for the 85% cocoa or even the 90% cocoa.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

And yes, the secret ingredient is zucchini. Sure, zucchini breads are well-known, especially among the paleo crowd. However, mixed with chocolate, zucchini acts as a “filler” and gives its body to the cake. Don’t worry, you can’t taste it or smell it, and you can barely see it. Your kids won’t even know it’s there. They focus on chocolate, being kids.

So first step, I chop the dark chocolate and I grate the zucchini. People ask me the exact precise size of the zucchini but really, it doesn’t matter. Trust me, I’ve made it with small, medium, and large, and it’s all just fine the way it turns out. Don’t sweat it.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Pour this into a mixing bowl, and just add all ingredients together. Yeah, that’s a 2-minute dump deal. Just the way I like my family recipes. LOL just kidding (No, really, I’m not.).

First the zucchini.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Then the peanut butter, eggs, chocolate, and everything else.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

When that is done, mix it well. Sure the mix will not be uniform. The almond butter and chocolate will chunk a bit, but that’s completely ok.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Then the rest is pretty much history. Fill up a cake pan that you would have previously greased, dump in the oven for about 45 minutes. Make sure you poke the cake with a knife to see if it’s baked properly. It’s supposed to come out clean (maybe a bit of moisture or chocolate. That’s ok). That’s your test.

And then Voila…

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

It’s important to let the cake sit for about one hour. I love it when it’s steaming hot. My kids like it warm. My husband prefers it chilled overnight. A question of taste.

Here is the recipe below. You will see how easy it is to make. Please do me a big favor and click on the YUM and SAVE button so that Yummly and Pinterest spread this recipe like a wildfire. It’s deserving.

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Paleo Chocolate Cake Yum
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

The healthiest, tastiest chocolate cake out there.

Course: Breakfast
Servings: 8 Servings
Author: Carissa Alinat ARNP
Ingredients
  • 3 in small zucchini shredded a food processor
  • 1 cup of 70-85% dark chocolate broken into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush coconut oil inside an 8-inch round cake pan (about 2 inches deeto grease the pan. You can also cut a round parchment paper to line the bottom of the cake pan.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour the zucchini and chocolate mixture into the greased cake pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven, and rest the cake for one hour. Serve warm or cold.

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH PALEO LASAGNA

BUTTERNUT SQUASH PALEO LASAGNA

If you’re trying to lose weight, if you are on a gluten-free or a paleo diet, then you’ve learned at some point that lasagna is just not for you.

Why?.. Well, it’s the pasta.

Although I would argue that there is still the possibility to cook pasta in such a way that it becomes fat-burning instead of fat-gaining, if you’re eating paleo or gluten-free, then you’re out-of-luck.

Unless of course you replace the (bad! ?) pasta sheets normally present in any lasagna recipe with something else… like what?..

Like planks made out of butternut squash of course! Instant Paleo lasagna!

Or root vegetables, like celery root (celeriac) for instance.

And then, if you follow my paleo lasagna recipe below, you will end up with the most delicious lasagna, without the guilt of eating pasta. A win-win situation!

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

The ingredients for my butternut squash paleo lasagna are those you typically find in Italian recipes, except for the pasta.

 

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Ground beef or ground pork – I use pork sausage, and sometimes changes it to hot Italian sausage, which definitely gives a nice spicy twist to the classic.

Tomato sauce (homemade from Aunt Diane, please! J), lots of basil and sage, red peppers, lots of garlic, onions, and to imitate white sauce, I just use coconut milk and it works wonders.

Also note that I do not use unflavored, processed oil (especially no canola, safflower, vegetable, etc…) for the reasons I often explain in this blog (In a nutshell: they’re nasty!). I sometimes use olive oil (ONLY extra-virgin, please!) and in this case, coconut oil to be strictly Paleo.

Here are the ingredients I’m using today.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

First things first, I always take care of all my preps. That includes dicing onions, and slicing red peppers.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Yeah, notice how I LOVE to cook with vintage and old-fashioned knives. Maybe I don’t get the exact, precise, accurate efficiency of more modern professional knives, but I just love the nostalgia associated with holding a knife that has “seen” so much cooking in its life. This one on the photo above belonged to my family and is probably 50 years old.

Next, I prep my herbs. I use basil and sage in this recipe, but feel free to add or substract whatever fresh herbs you want or have on hand.

But then, you need to tackle the big boy AKA the butternut squash. Here is the problem:

Everybody loves butternut squash, but nobody knows how to peel and cut it.

I’ve got you covered, loyal readers. Just check out my video. I explain not only the step-by-step instructions to cook this delicious butternut squash paleo lasagna, but also not one, but two different techniques to peel butternut squash. Just pick the one you prefer.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Once the butternut squash is peeled, then it’s time to make the “planks”. The goal here is to imitate the thickness of regular pasta sheets. I invite you to pay attention to how thin I’m cutting the “planks”.

This will take you a bit of time, unless of course your husband is a chef (like mine!) and then you just DEMAND these babies to be perfectly cut at the required precise thickness.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Meanwhile, go ahead, turn the gas on, heat up your skillet, remove the casing from the sausage, and saute’ them until they look awesome.

Now it’s time for the fun part. Which is to assemble the paleo lasagna elements into the skillet. Yes, the very same skillet you used to sauté the sausage. Just layer the elements, starting with tomato sauce. Then sausage mixture, then butternut squash (and celery root if using), and then do that again until you no longer have ingredients, or you reached the top of the skillet.

HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
HOW TO MAKE A PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

Then, bake in the oven for about 45 minutes, and you get this memorable, kid-friendly, great-tasting, awesome paleo lasagna. Don’t forget to grab the complete, easy paleo lasagna recipe below.

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH PALEO LASAGNA Yum
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

This is a paleo, gluten-free lasagna that uses butternut squash instead of pasta sheets. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 8 people
Author: Carissa Alinat ARNP
Ingredients
  • 1 lb hot Italian sausage casing removed
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • Fresh basil to taste
  • Fresh sage to taste
  • 1 small butternut squash
  • 1 small celery root Optional
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Cheese Optional - Phase 2 only
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200C).
  2. Peel and dice the onion. Cut strips into the red peppers. Chop basil and herbs.
  3. In a skillet over medium-high heat, add the sausage, onions, garlic, red peppers, herbs, and brown in the coconut oil.
  4. Meanwhile, peel the butternut squash.

  5. Split the two halves in half, lengthwise, and remove the seeds. Cut the squash into planks, to imitate lasagna pasta sheets.
  6. If you're using the celery root, peel it and make planks following the same directions as the butternut squash. 

  7. In an ovenproof baking dish or a cast-iron skillet, pour enough sauce to lightly cover the bottom of the dish. Next add the squash, trying not to overlap the pieces, then spoon on the sausage mixture, followed by the tomato sauce.
  8. Repeat until all your ingredients are used up, trying to reserve enough sauce to cover the top of the lasagna. Finish by the coconut milk.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes, until bubbly and with a crispy, browned top. Let it rest before serving.

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17 REASONS YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT ON THE PALEO DIET – SOLUTIONS

17 REASONS YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT ON THE PALEO DIET – SOLUTIONS

Are You Losing Weight on the Paleo Diet?

Losing Weight on the Paleo Diet

One of the top reasons why people go on a Paleo diet is to manage weight. This makes sense, since research has shown that people lose more weight on the Paleo diet than every other compared diet.

However, if you’ve been doing Paleo and aren’t seeing the weight loss results you were hoping for, it can be frustrating to not understand why.

Is the weight coming off too slowly?

Have you seemed to reach a weight loss plateau and the numbers and inches aren’t moving? Don’t give up. All it takes is a little troubleshooting to pin down the cause.

The answer might be easier than you thought. Let’s look at the possible causes…

Losing Weight on the Paleo Diet

REASON #1: You’re relying on the scale

Weight is not everything. Before you let the numbers on your scale cause you despair, look at your other measurements. A weight scale should only be one of the multiple ways you track your weight loss progress. Keeping track of the inches around your waist, hips, arms, etc. can be even more important than weighing yourself on a scale. The reason for this is because one pound of fat is larger than one pound of fat.

When you do a Paleo diet and work out, your body begins to restructure itself.

If you are exercising using weight resistance (gym weights or bodyweight), you are most likely burning fat but leaning and toning your body with muscle.

Therefore, the numbers on the scale may not decrease, but your clothing size might.

SOLUTION: Keep a daily or weekly log of your weight, body measurements (arms, waist, hips, etc.), and take regular photos of yourself in tight clothing or bathing suit. Also, consider getting a scale that measures your body fat percentage. This way, you can track your progress more accurately.

 REASON #2: You’re eating processed Paleo snacks

Just because it says “Paleo” on the label, doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Unfortunately, Paleo-labeled junk foods are entering the food market. Some companies are taking advantage of the Paleo label as a way to sell more products and sometimes they are full of sugar from honey or maple syrup, or have hidden non-Paleo ingredients. These processed snacks can lead to cravings, extra calories, and weight gain.

SOLUTION: Stick to fresh, whole foods, and read labels carefully even if it says “Paleo.”  Try to eat enough during breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to avoid being hungry and snacking between meals.

 

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REASON #3: Your plate isn’t balanced

Whether it’s because of not enough or too much of protein, fat, and carbohydrates, your weight loss might be at a halt because your plate isn’t balanced.

SOLUTION: Portion your plate according to the Paleo Pyramid below. Note that foods at the base of the pyramid are what should mostly make up your plate, and foods at the top of the pyramid are what you should have least of. You should have more vegetables, animal proteins, and healthy fats than anything else.

REASON #4: You’re counting calories

No matter what plan you are following, weight loss still comes down to calories. As a rule of thumb, you need a deficit of 3,500 calories to lose one pound of fat.

However, counting calories is a way of the past. It sets you up for a weight loss disaster and should be shunned.

There are a few reasons for why you shouldn’t count calories.

First, calorie needs change and weight loss is not a linear process. If you work out more on one day, you need more calories that day. Also, you may be less hungry some days and more hungry others. If you restrict yourself to the point of being very hungry, you’ll most likely crash your diet. You need to feel satiated to stick to a weight loss plan. Hunger does not help at all.

Second, counting calories often leads to a nutrient deficit. You need enough nutrients to burn fat, and if you’re missing out on those, your body will try to preserve fat instead.

Third, restricting calories is associated with less energy expenditure, which predicts less weight loss in some people.

SOLUTION: Pay less attention to calories and pay more attention to hunger cues. Count nutrients and not calories. Focus on eating fresh, whole foods, and eat until you are satisfied but not too “full.” Listen to your body and don’t punish it when it needs more than what you want to give it.

REASON #5: You’re not eating mindfully

Research shows that people consume 25% more calories when they are eating while distracted.

When we aren’t focusing on our food and are distracted by other things, we don’t pay attention to our bodies either. We end up mindlessly overeating because we ignore our body cues that tell us we’ve had enough to eat.

SOLUTION: Shut off the TV, put the phone down, and enjoy a meal without distractions. You can read my 8 tips to eating mindfully here.

REASON #6: You’re overly stressed

Stress is a 6-letter word that can cause us to eat poorly and metabolize our food poorly. The reason for this is because of changes in hormones as a physiological response to stress.

When we are stressed, our bodies release cortisol (the “stress hormone”).


Too much cortisol (stress) inhibits weight loss, breaks down muscle, increases insulin resistance, and promotes fat storage.

Decreased leptin sensitivity (the “satiety” hormone) occurs, which creates increased hunger, causing us to want to eat more and store fat.

SOLUTION: Think of ways that you can reduce stress in your life. I know that may not be easy, since careers, bills, relationships, and other everyday stressors pressure many of us. However, just taking a few minutes to take a few deep breaths and center yourself can work wonders. Find an outlet for your stress, whether that is going for a walk, listening to music, meditating, or calling a friend.

REASON #7: You’re not sleeping well

It seems like sleep is something that kids try to avoid and adults just can’t seem to get enough of. In fact, 40% of Americans aren’t getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep each night.

When we don’t get enough sleep, our cortisol (“stress hormone”), ghrelin (what), leptin (what), and growth hormones get out of whack, which leads to weight gain.

On top of not getting enough Zzzz’s at night, we also don’t recognize napping as important. Research shows that napping for as little as 6 minutes can improve your mental function and even lower your risk of heart attack.

Yes, power naps are good for you!

SOLUTION: Make sure you’re getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night. Check out these tips:

Magnesium and calcium for better sleep.

How to power nap like a pro.

Snooze your way to health.

REASON #8: You rely on caffeine for energy

Since caffeine is a stimulant, it affects all those hormones I mentioned in #7. Plus, it can affect your sleep, even if you only have a small amount. It takes 8-14 hours for caffeine to completely leave your system.

SOLUTION: If you can’t cut out your coffee or tea, try to at least have a cut-off time during the day.

REASON #9: You’re skipping meals

Although you may have heard that fasting helps you lose weight, this is NOT always true for women.


Women are biologically different than men. We are designed to eat and hold onto whatever fat we have for the purposes of reproduction (making entire humans!).

When we starve ourselves, or fast, our hormones change in a way to shut our bodies down to slow down our metabolism so that we don’t burn the fat off. Evolution has not kept up with our bikini desires. So, don’t skip meals!

SOLUTION: Eat 3 meals a day. Keeping a steady and reliable intake of food will help keep your blood sugar and insulin levels in check. It will also keep your appetite in control, which will lead to less crashing with unhealthy foods and foods not geared to your weight loss.

 

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REASON #10: You’re not eating enough protein in the morning

 

SOLUTION: Plan your breakfasts or keep some quick, on-the-go protein sources available in case you’re in a hurry out the door in the mornings. Hard-boiled eggs are my go-to. Other ideas: make a high-protein Paleo shake or keep frittatas in the fridge. I have some great recipes in my cookbook for more ideas.

 

REASON #11: You’re not playing with the right deck of carbs

 

Cutting out carbs completely may work for some but it can be counterproductive for others. However, the most important factor in balancing carbs is according to activity level. You need carbs to provide energy for exercise and to avoid muscle breakdown.

SOLUTION: It takes a little experimenting to find out what ratio of carbs works best for your weight loss goals. Typically, the more active you are, the more carbs you need. Those who are less active may find that low carbs work best for their weight loss goals.

 

 REASON #12: You’re not eating enough fat

 

It’s time to let go of the “fat makes you fat” belief. First, low-fat diets were a trend and are definitely not in style anymore. Second, eating fat can help you lose weight. So, don’t be scared. There are plenty of cultures that thrive on eating animal fat and not much else, and could easily trade in their native garb for size 4 jeans.

SOLUTION: Don’t fear the fat. Healthy fat, that is. Olive oil, avocados, animal fats, coconut milk and oil, and nuts are great sources of healthy fats.

 

REASON #13: Your workouts are too heavy or not enough

 

Too little exercise will obviously halt weight loss, but did you know that working out too much can have the same effect? Exercise burns calories, but too much exercise can raise your cortisol levels and inhibit weight loss.

When you work out excessively over a longer period of time, your body views it as a chronic stressor.

 

SOLUTION: There is no perfect exercise blueprint for weight loss, since we are all biologically unique and have different goals. However, a combination of cardio and weight resistance training is ideal, in varying intensities.

 

REASON #14: You don’t have enough support

 

Living a Paleo lifestyle can be difficult when doing it alone. It’s not easy when everyone around you eat junk food or serve dinner that is primarily made up of grains and your plate looks “beige” from lack of veggies and variety. Having friends or family members who also share the same health and nutrition interests can be incredibly helpful.

SOLUTION: Get in touch with friends on Facebook or other social media sites that post photos or give other clues that their interests are the same. Challenge a friend to meet a weight loss goal with you. Keep each other updated with daily food diaries, photos of your food and workouts, and share recipes. Keep each other motivated!

 

REASON #15: You are already at a healthy weight

 

It’s much harder to lose weight if you’re already at a healthy weight.

SOLUTION: Be realistic when setting goals and base your goal weight on a healthy target. Use a body mass index calculator as a guide, you can access one here.

 

REASON #16: You’re retaining water

 

You might THINK that you aren’t losing weight when it’s being hidden by water retention.


Water retention can be caused by 4 things:

  1. Not drinking enough water. When your body senses it’s not getting enough water, it holds on to it as much as possible.
  2. Elevated cortisol (the “stress” hormone) levels. Being chronically stressed, exercising hard over prolonged periods of time, and starving yourself can increase cortisol.
  3. Electrolyte imbalances. When you eat a lot of sodium (salt), the cells in your body swell.
  4. Refined carbs

SOLUTION: Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Cut back on sodium intake and counteract its effects by eating more potassium (bananas, avocados). Find ways to relax and relieve stress, eat 3 meals a day, and don’t starve yourself. Obviously, stay away from refined carbs, but that’s easy if you’re living a Paleo lifestyle.

 

REASON #17: You’re not being patient

 

The weight didn’t get put on overnight and it won’t come off that quickly either. Weight loss is not instant, although media tries to make it seem that way. Healthy weight loss is around 1-2 pounds per week. Keep in mind that weight loss is not linear. You might lose more weight one week and less the next. Pay more attention to the way your clothes fit instead of relying on the scale.

SOLUTION: As in #1, keep a daily or weekly log of your weight, body measurements (arms, waist, hips, etc.), and take regular photos of yourself in tight clothing or bathing suit. Have patience and know that progress will come if you stick to your guns.

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PALEO EGGNOG RECIPE

PALEO EGGNOG RECIPE

Are you looking for a Paleo Eggnog recipe that is completely Paleo?..

You came to the right place. Thanks for visiting.

Before I tell you about this delicous paleo eggnog that is both thick and satisfying, first I need to wish you a Happy Holiday! As I’m writing this, our family is into full Holiday spirit, and I hope yours is as well.

Our Christmas tree is up, the kids have decorated it. The stockings have just been hung. And you can tell all our children are getting excited.

This paleo egg nog is thick like a custard. It’s very, very good, with hints of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. If you drink alcohol, feel free to add a bit of rum in it, but know that you will definitely lose the Paleo stamp of approval. That would be a non-Paleo Paleo eggnog. Oh well. Sometimes it’s justified!

Egg nog is an acquired taste for some. You either love it (like, you grew up drinking it during the Holiday season) or you hate it (like my husband, a French chef, who didn’t).

PALEO EGGNOG RECIPE – 2 WAYS

This Paleo eggnog recipe can be made in 2 very different ways:

Either with raw eggs (that’s for the purists) or as a cooked custard (that’s for the safety conscious). They are both delicious, but remember that consuming raw eggs is not recommend for health safety reasons.

I use a blend of coconut and almond milk to imitate milk, and make it non-dairy. Because of the coconut milk, please know that you will taste coconut, which is very appealing and delicious to me, but may not be for others.

Almond milk is added, mainly to thin out my nog, and to cut the taste of the coconut, which would be overpowering otherwise.

 

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Now, I know some love having egg nog for dessert. This is one of these recipes, because the nog is so thick and delicious.

When it comes to nutmeg, you can use a Microplane grater to freshly grate the whole nutmeg, which is so much better than buying ground nutmeg for instance.

As far as weight loss, let’s consider egg nog a “cheat” drink. Something you’ll indulge during the Holiday season. But you can also cut down the amount of maple syrup (in half or more) or eliminate it altogether. It seems weird at first to drink it unsweetened, but it actually works as you get used to it, and frankly, it’s a nice, courageous step towards your weight loss efforts.

So answer is YES! Eggnog can be fat-burning and help you lose weight.

Just make sure you cut down on the maple syrup. Now it’s your turn go make this delicious paleo egg nog and enjoy a glass of it! Like… Right now!

holiday paleo eggnog
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Paleo Eggnog Recipe Yum
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Rich in flavor but low in calories, this Paleo eggnog is dairy-free and perfect for bringing on the holiday cheer.

A simple swap of almond milk and coconut milk replaces the dairy, and is sweetened with maple syrup and laced with cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg.

Since some prefer raw eggnog and some prefer it cooked, I am providing recipes for both.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Author: www.originweightloss.com
Ingredients
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 5 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
Instructions
Raw Eggnog Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients in a mixer until the egg yolks are incorporated, about 2 minutes. 

  2. Serve chilled with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

Cooked Eggnog Instructions
  1. Warm the coconut milk, almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a large saucepan over medium heat for about 4 minutes.
  2. Whisk the eggs yolks in a medium mixing bowl until they are even.
  3. Slowly pour the warmed milk mixture over the egg yolks while whisking constantly.
  4. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and continue warming for another 4 minutes, being careful not to let it boil.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator.
  6. Serve cold with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

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