If you would like to go vegan with chocolate, here is how.
Just buy a box of 100% cocoa powder in the baking section of your grocery store.
Bring 1 and a half cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan and add 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and 2 tablespoons sugar.
Turn the heat down and simmer for 10 minutes
This recipe will make the ancient medicinal beverage of the Aztecs that will satisfy your craving for chocolate candy. However it will be much lower in calories because there is no added fat and milk.
Hot cocoa is a South American medicinal beverage. It treats high blood pressure and more.
There is quite a bit of research done on the benefits of cocoa beans listed at the worldcocoafoundation.org: