Nicey Spicey Chocolate
A rich chocolate drink inspired by the Maya, a true drink of the gods. This chocolate drink has an extra vitamin and nutrient boost from the rose-hip powder.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Raw Foods
  • 750 ml/26 fl. oz. cashew or coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. arrowroot flour or purple corn flour
  • 2 tbsp. raw cacao powder
  • 1-2 tsp rose hip powder*
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cayenne (optional)
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt
  • Seeds of one vanilla pod
  • 1 tsp cacao butter or coconut oil
  • 2-3 tbsp. maple syrup
  • Goji berries for topping
  • 2 tbsp. cashew cream for topping (optional)
  1. Make a paste with the flour, cacao, rose hip and arrowroot/purple corn and 4 tbsp of the milk.
  2. Heat the rest of the milk in a pan with the maple syrup, cacao butter, vanilla seeds, salt and cinnamon.
  3. When it starts to simmer, add the paste and whisk until well combined.
  4. Cook on low heat for around 10 minutes until thickened.
  5. Pour into mugs and top with a few goji berries. If you fancy, serve with a spoonful of cashew cream.
Star Local Ingredient! This grows abundantly in the wild and is easily recognized, harvested and turned into super vitamin C rich rose-hip powder. Always work with somebody who is familiar with wild foods before harvesting anything from the wild and be sure not include the seeds in the powder!
Recipe by Pure Thyme at