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Cinnamon Honey Hazelnut Drink

The temp here dipped below zero again last night. Seriously, isn’t spring supposed to be coming? Aren’t we supposed to be warming up just a little? I built a big fire in the fireplace and settled down with the pups. What was I missing? A big mug of hot chocolate. I have a great raw food recipe for warm cacao here, but it was getting late and I knew if I drank anything with cacao this late, it could interfere with my sleep.



Hazelnut milk to the rescue! Served with a touch of raw honey and cinnamon, and warmed slightly, it was the perfect before bed nightcap.

More health benefits of cinnamon are becoming known every day. It is a source of magnesium, fiber, calcium and iron. Studies have shown that cinnamon has anti-clotting benefits, can reduce your LDL Cholesterol, help regulate blood sugar and provide relief for arthritis. It is a spice worth looking into.


Warm Hazelnut Cinnamon Milk


  • 2 cups Hazelnut Milk (recipe here)
  • 1 tablespoon Raw Honey (can add more if you like it sweeter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  1. Mix all ingredients together, warm in dehydrator or over double boiler. You can use a kitchen thermometer to make sure you keep the temp under 116 for raw.
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  1. Bianca wrote on January 30, 2015


    I just made this with alpro hazelnut milk. How did you get yours frothy and why is it white in the picture mine was a light brown. Yours looks so much more appetising.

  2. Frances wrote on October 5, 2014

    Why can’t I reblog this? It looks sooo good…

    • Susan wrote on October 5, 2014

      You are more than welcome to use the picture and link to the site for the recipe. Cheers!

  3. Yvonne wrote on March 20, 2014

    Where did you get that fabulous white mug?

    • Susan wrote on March 20, 2014

      Yvonne and Larissa, It is from a line called Match Pewter. Cheers!

  4. Larissa wrote on September 22, 2013

    Where did you purchase the gorgeous cup/suacer/spoon set?

  5. Jenni wrote on December 12, 2011

    We have a tradition in my family to drink eggnog while we are decorating the tree… Think I will be subbing this recipe in for my eggnog this year :) Looks DeLish!!

  6. Raw Antonia wrote on December 8, 2011

    Delicious drink, it looks amazing and cinnamon is one of my favorite spices. I hear it is good for numerous health conditions, and the Chinese have been using it in their traditional medicine for hundreds of years. It helps with indigestion and stomach conditions, colds, as well as diabetes. I believe it may be able to reduce sugar and cholesterol levels in the blood. I often add cinnamon as a flavoring to raw desserts, cobblers and porridge. I also add ground dates sometimes, i know they’re chunky. but they are also sweet and have a good flavor with nut milks (I personally prefer almond milk or coconut milk) .

  7. Tia wrote on August 7, 2010

    Just made hazelnut milk for the first time :) It’s amazing- I had no idea it was so easy!! Will be making the Warm Hazelnut Cinnamon Milk shortly :)

    P.S. Absolutely LOVE your website! Thanks for all the time and effort you put into this! Really makes my life so much easier :) God Bless!

    • Susan wrote on August 7, 2010

      Thanks so much! Glad you are enjoying everything!!

  8. Leatha wrote on March 4, 2010

    Where did you find that beautiful cup and spoon? I’ve got to get one of those!!!

    • Susan wrote on March 4, 2010

      They come from Ampersand. You can click on the yellow link on the right of the blog.

  9. Christine wrote on February 26, 2010

    This looks delicious! And perfect for a cold day.

  10. Eco Mama wrote on February 26, 2010

    That cup and spoon are spectacular. Nominated you for an award on my site by the way!
    Eco Mama


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