Else Hot Chocolate

Else Hot Chocolate

Finding the right hot cocoa recipe when you’re trying to avoid dairy, soy and refined sugar isn’t that simple. That's where Else comes in. Treat your kids with this warm, comforting and nutritious treat after a fun day outside in the snow.  Makes approximately four 4-ounce (½ cup) servings or two 8-ounce (1 cup) servings Ingredients 2 cups filtered water 8 scoops Else toddler formula  2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder 1 tbsp + 1 tsp pure maple syrup 1 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips (use dairy-free variety if preferred) ½ tsp pure vanilla extract, optional Instructions Combine water, Else, and cacao in a medium...

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Creamsicle Pops

Creamsicle Pops

Avoid store-bought popsicles bogged down with heaps of added sugar. These homemade frozen treats are packed full of nutrients and wholesome fruits and will make the perfect treat to hot summer day.  Makes 7 popsicles Ingredients 2 navel oranges, peeled and any seeds removed ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract ¼ cup Else prepared with ¼ cup water + 1 scoop Else 1 pitted medjool date Instructions Add oranges, vanilla, prepared Else, and date to a blender and process until smooth. Fill popsicle mold evenly and freeze until solid. Note: We used a small popsicle mold designed for toddlers that makes...

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

A kid's favorite with a healthy dose of nutrition they won't even taste! Make this delicious chocolate avocado pudding as an after-meal dessert or midday treat for your little one.  Makes approximately 1-cup of pudding for four 2-ounce (¼ cup) servings Ingredients ½ cup Else prepared  with ½ cup water + 2 scoops Else 2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ ripe banana, peeled 1 medium avocado, pit and peel removed 2 medjool dates, pitted Instructions Combine prepared Else and cacao in a small saucepan set over medium heat. Whisk until cacao is dissolved. Remove from...

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