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‘Tis the season for all peppermint-mocha + peppermint chocolate.  And if you just can’t say no to the sweet treats and sips that surround us daily, you’ll want to check out Molly’s 5 good-for-you peppermint mocha & peppermint chocolate finds!



Go Raw Mint Chocolate | Vegan, Raw

  • Per individually-wrapped piece: 32 calories, 5 grams carb, 0 fiber, 3 grams sugar
  • Only 3 Ingredients: Cacao, agave nectar, mint oil



Cool Brew Peppermint Mocha – available at Rouses through February 1

  • Per serving: 4 calories, 1 gram carbohydrate, 1 gram sugar
  • Simple ingredient listof water, coffee, chicory, natural chocolate and natural mint flavoring.
  • Add one ounce Cool Brew to 8-9 ounces of hot or cold water and/or milk. Go lower-carb (and vegan) with unsweetened coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk, or add to a ready-to-drink low-carb protein drink likeICONIC for a low-carb, protein-rich Peppermint Mocha Iced Latte.



Chocolate Mocha Protein + Peppermint Oil – as a hot or iced mocha or blended as a shake

  • 1 scoop Chocolate Mocha Protein Powder by Designer Whey Natural Protein + 1 drop peppermint oil + water or unsweetened chocolate almond milk.
  • Naturally sweetened with monkfruit & stevia; virtually caffeine-free with 2 grams caffeine per serving.
  • Per serving: 140 calories, 20 grams protein 7 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fiber, 2 grams sugar



Oatmega Chocolate Mint Protein Bars

  • Per bar: 200 calories, 14 grams protein, 22 grams carbohydrate, 7 grams fiber, 5 grams sugar
  • No artificial sweeteners or sugar alcohols



Amazing Grass Chocolate Peppermint Green SuperFood

  • Per serving:30 calories, 4 grams carb, 0 sugar
  • Ingredients: A potent blend of phytonutrients-packed greens, fruits and vegetables, digestive enzymes and probiotics, with the addition of organic cocoa, peppermint, and stevia.
  • Add a scoop to your favorite protein-rich smoothie, unsweetened almond milk, or try their Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe, below.



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