Winter is almost here and you know what that means…that persistent hot chocolate craving might threaten to overpower you. So we went all out to find tasty, healthier alternative hot beverages to keep you warm –guilt-free.

1. Russian tea

Ingredients 

• Whole cloves
• Ground cinnamon
• Black tea
• Orange juice
• Pineapple, apple and lemon
• Optional: sugar or sweetener
You can find instructions to make it at home on this page.

2. Spiced coffee

Ingredients 
• Freshly ground coffee
• Ground cardamom
• Honey
• Cinnamon
• Nutmeg
• Almond milk
You can find instructions to make it at home on this page.

3. Masala Chai 

Ingredients 
• Cinnamon sticks
• Fresh ginger root
• Whole cloves
• Whole green cardamom pods
• Whole black peppercorns
• Darjeeling tea
• Milk
• Honey
You can find instructions to make it here.

4. Cinnamon coffee

Ingredients 
• Coffee
• Ground cinnamon
• Low fat milk
• Brown sugar, if desired
You can find instructions to make it at home on this page.

5. Almond milk hot chocolate

Ingredients 
• Almond milk
• Unsweetened cocoa powder
• Pure maple syrup
• Dark chocolate bar, melted
• Pure vanilla extract
You can find instructions to make your own almond milk hot chocolate at home on this page.
See? Staying warm and healthy is not so much of a mission anymore. You might also want to read this post on staying motivated to exercise in winter.