Merry Christmas and happy holidays! Today is a day to celebrate and be thankful for every aspect of our lives. Being away from my family this Christmas is not easy, but they have taught me to always look on the positive side of any situation. I am thankful for all of their support and love while my husband and I are working overseas. Let’s give thanks to those we cherish in our lives, not only today, but everyday.  Cheers! (with a glass of healthy eggnog!)
Healthy Cocoa Eggnog Recipe (Makes about 5-6 cups):
Ingredients: 
3 eggs
2 and a half cups of skim milk (or 1% milk if you prefer!)
1/2 a cup of homo milk
1 tablespoon of agave nectar (optional)
1 teaspoon of coconut flower sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2 teaspoons of cocoa (remove if you want a more traditional eggnog).
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
Directions (Makes about 4 glasses, 10 minutes):
1. Whisk together the egg yolks, vanilla, and agave nectar.
2. Add milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut flower sugar, and cocoa.
3. Heat mixture, constantly stirring, for 10 minutes on low heat until thickened.
4. Transfer heated mixture to a bowl.
5. In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until light and fluffy. Combine egg whites with heated mixture.
6. Serve with a extra sprinkle of nutmeg or cinnamon after being refrigerated for at least two hours.
Note: You can add some rum if you like, I will leave the amount up to you. 
The Taste:
Eggnog is known for its creamy, rich, mouth coating taste. This version of the recipe doesn’t have the same degree of creaminess as the eggnog you can buy in stores, but it doesn’t lack flavour. It’s a simple eggnog that is light, spicy, and faintly sweet. The cocoa in this version is faint, but it works to bring out the candied flavour from the agave nectar. With a hint of cinnamon finishing off every sip, this eggnog is a great option for those who are looking for a healthier version.

And this is how Nutrition Meets Life . . . 

All recipes can be made with healthier ingredients. Yes, the taste, texture, or smell might change, but you may be surprised that some ‘healthified’ versions of recipes don’t compromise anything. You may feel better after eating them too. Go on, give this eggnog a try!

Have a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy holiday! 
Recipe Rating: 3/5 Kiwis