Warm up this winter with these amazing dairy free hot chocolate recipes! Every hot cocoa recipe in this roundup is dairy free and gluten free, with plenty of nut free, paleo, vegan, and keto options.
Happy winter, y’all! With the coming of chilly weather also comes the comfort foods, like casseroles, baked goods, and hot chocolate.
We’re big fans of hot chocolate in our house! Any day we spend time out in the cold, our first thought on entering the house is “let’s have some hot cocoa”. At least my kids anyway, I’m usually warming up my frozen hands by our fireplace ?
To celebrate that winter essential recipe, hot chocolate, we gathered up over 20 allergy friendly hot cocoa recipes! We picked a fun variety of recipes, from spiked hot chocolate to healthy turmeric hot chocolate and everything in between.
Every recipe featured here is gluten free and dairy free, and there are plenty of nut free, paleo, keto/low carb, and vegan options as well!
Gluten free and dairy free hot chocolate recipes
Cozy up this winter with these amazing gluten free and dairy free hot chocolate recipes!
Cozy up this winter with our delicious SunButter Hot Chocolate! It’s easy to make and can be made as a single serving or as a larger batch on the stovetop. Our SunButter Hot Chocolate is naturally sweetened, grain free, vegan, and can easily be made paleo and keto/low carb as well.
This cup of thick, creamy Mexican spiced hot chocolate was perfect. I like to put a spicy spin on my hot cocoa, mixing in cinnamon and chili powder, which is how the original hot cocoa was made. The almond meal enriches the almond flavor and helps to thicken it. It is also reminiscent of another feature of original Mexican hot chocolate, which had ground corn mixed in.
This dairy free peppermint hot chocolate is so creamy and decadent. It is the perfect warm and comforting drink for a chilly winter evening. So put on some Christmas music and settle in by the fire to enjoy this perfect dairy free treat.
This decadent Peanut Butter Instant Pot Hot Chocolate is the perfect touch up of the classic hot chocolate. Rich, creamy and made with only 5 ingredients, this comforting hot chocolate is great for cold days, lazy mornings and life’s indulgent moments.
This recipe is actually two in one. It starts with a dry mix that keeps in your pantry for months (and makes a great gift!). Make the mix in advance so you can whip up warm, comforting glasses of cocoa anytime you want!
Hot chocolate is every chocolate lover’s dream and this cold weather certainly calls for some. Tis’ the season of love, happiness, positivity and chocolate! Hence, presenting my version of Vegan Keto Chai hot chocolate.
This healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate Recipe is creamy, chocolatey and bursting with peanut butter flavor! It's vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free with a refined sugar-free option (but can also be made with regular milk or cream)! This easy homemade hot chocolate is ready in 10 minutes!
Vegan Dirty Snowmen is yet another version of hot chocolate I just had to make. This adult treat is delicious, creamy, incredibly rich, decadently chocolatey, and made for adults with just a little bit of Baileys Almande.
Spiked for mom & dad, virgin for the little ones, delicious for all, this warm Almond Joy Hot Chocolate Toddy is the perfect vegan and gluten-free drink to add a little extra chocolate magic to all of your Holiday Celebrations!
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist