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Sugar Free Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer
All the flavors that you crave – rich and creamy chocolate, with a burst of bright peppermint. This rich and creamy coffee creamer is low carb, sugar free, and a Trim Healthy Mama S Fuel!
Once upon a time . . . a long time ago, I was addicted to coffee creamer.
At any given time I would have four or five different flavors in my refrigerator. I looked forward to coffee because of the creamer (true story)!
Then, my husband and I abruptly quit sugar for about 2 months or so, and that seemed to break my addiction!
Now I much prefer to just have a splash of half and half in my coffee. I even drink it black . . . . on rare occasions.
A lot of my readers have said that coffee is one of the hardest things to make sugar free.
And I hear you! I’ve been there.
There is no shame in wanting something more than half and half in your morning drink.
Now I will admit, this flavor was not my first choice when I was buying the store bought varieties.
I was much more into chocolate and caramel. (Coming soon!)
But, I’ve been working on a seasonal recipe . . . this Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer.
How to Make Homemade Coffee Creamer
The first time I made it, I used some of my 3 Ingredient Sweetened Condensed Milk (which is also low carb and sugar free).
It tasted great, but it turned out a bit strange after sitting in the refrigerator.
So the next time, I omitted the condensed milk and just used Gentle Sweet to sweeten it. Perfect!
It was so good that I (briefly) considered sticking a straw in and drinking it! It transformed my afternoon cup of joe a delightful treat!
Ingredients Needed for Homemade Sugar Free Coffee Creamer
Heavy Whipping Cream
Half & Half
Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
Cup Gentle Sweet (or your favorite powdered low carb sweetener)
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
1 Drop Peppermint Essential Oil (See notes below for how to use mint extract in place of essential oil.)
How to use Collagen in your Coffee
You can easily substitute the cocoa powder and sweetener with 3 Tablespoons of this awesome Chocolate Collagen. It has all the flavor of cocoa powder, but with the added benefits of collagen and MCT oils.
This transforms your “normal” cup of coffee into a health drink!
I have been using this Chocolate collagen for months, and I still love it.
It is also sweetened with stevia, so you can feel confident about using it around your pets. (Xylitol, which is used in Gentle Sweet, is considered poisonous to dogs.)
And as a special treat for you, use the code “mymontanakitchen” to get 15% off your first order of Chocolate collagen (they also have Vanilla and Salted Caramel flavors).
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A rich and creamy peppermint mocha coffee creamer that is low carb, sugar free, and a Trim Healthy Mama S Fuel!
- 3 Tablespoons Chocolate Collagen (in place of the cocoa powder and sweetener)
In a blender, add all ingredients and blend for 10-15 seconds to mix all ingredients together well.
If you do not have Gentle Sweet, you can use this DIY version.
You may notice a bit of foam on top of your creamer after blending. I just strained the foam off and stored the liquid creamer in my refrigerator.
If you do not have essential oil, or do not feel comfortable ingesting oils internally, I suggest using mint extract. I would start with 1/4 - 1/2 Teaspoon, then taste and adjust as necessary.