Healthy Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

This healthy homemade red velvet hot chocolate is naturally colored and a perfect Valentine’s Day treat! Gluten-free, low carb, high protein, keto friendly and takes just a few minutes to whip up.

This deliciously sweet treat is made using PEScience protein (vegan proteins available) and you can get 30% off all PEScience products by using my affiliate code: PBCHOCO at checkout on their website 

Healthy Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 7 minutes

Healthy Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Healthy Red Velvet Hot Chocolate. A delicious, low carb, high protein treat.


  • 1 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 32g chocolate protein powder PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO
  • 1/4 c roasted beet puree
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocao powder
  • stevia to taste
  • pinch sea salt
  • cocao nibs for sprinkles
  • marshmallows if desired


  • Place the beet puree, almond milk, protein, cocao powder, salt and stevia into a blend and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a small pot over low-medium heat. Remove from heat just before the hot chocolate begins to boil. Pour into a serving glass and top with cocao nibs and marshmallows if desired. Enjoy!


*If you are using a vegan protein, you will want to add more stevia as vegan powders tend to be less sweet. **For beet puree: Wash beats and roast them for 1 hour at 400F. Let cool and remove skins. Place in a food processor or blender until pureed.


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