Our beverages section contains an assortment of hot and cold non-alcoholic beverages. These beverage recipes are easy to prepare and are apt for all the occasions.
Instant Cocoa Mix (Diabetic)

2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
1/2 cup lower-fat powdered nondairy creamer
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
10 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 tablespoon Equal® for Recipes
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

1. For cocoa mix, stir together milk powder, nondairy creamer, cocoa powder, Equal® and, if desired, cinnamon. Cover and store in an airtight container.
2. For each serving, in a heat-proof mug add 3/4 cup boiling water to 1/3 cup cocoa mix; stir to dissolve.

Makes 2 2/3 cups mix (enough for 8 six-ounce servings).

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 104, Protein: 8 g, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 93 mg.

Food Exchanges:1 Milk

Mocha Cocoa Mix:

For a delicious mocha-flavored variation of Instant Cocoa Mix, prepare as directed, except decrease the cocoa powder to 1/3 cup and add 1/4 cup instant coffee crystals.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 93, Protein: 7 g, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 85 mg

Food Exchanges:1 Milk.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Click for more information on the artificial sweetner Aspartame.
ADVERTISEMENT