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Old 03-31-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
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I am re-starting IP tomorrow (yipee)! and was getting all my products dusted off and organized again. Somehow I noticed on the directions for the Chocolate Drink Mix packets that it says to heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes after shaking. Really??? I have had DOZENS of these and never ever noticed that part of the directions! What does heating do to it? Dissolve better? Taste better? Jeepers! LOL
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:48 PM   #2
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Heating makes it taste like hot chocolate. HOWEVER...I would not heat it for 2 minutes as it will foam up and run all over your microwave. I heat it for 20 seconds at a time and do it 3 times. That makes mine just about perfectly hot. Some people just take hot water and stir the mix in to make it.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:49 PM   #3
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A nice 3fc'r steered me in the right direction for the best results. Mix your powder with a bit of hot water and a spoon. Make kind of a paste with it. Once you've got all the lumps out, add a little bit a really hot water and mix until you have your preferred strength of hot cocoa. Works every time!
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:54 PM   #4
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So....you ONLY heat it if you want hot chocolate? I always added icy cold water to mine and it tasted more like chocolate milk. Guess that makes sense!
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Hi all...
I am re-starting IP tomorrow (yipee)! and was getting all my products dusted off and organized again. Somehow I noticed on the directions for the Chocolate Drink Mix packets that it says to heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes after shaking. Really??? I have had DOZENS of these and never ever noticed that part of the directions! What does heating do to it? Dissolve better? Taste better? Jeepers! LOL
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I'm rebooting tomorrow too
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:38 PM   #6
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It tastes wonderful as hot chocolate! I pretty much drink this every night!
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The choc. drink is good hot or cold. I shake it up cold and just heat in the microwave for 1 min. (in a mug), if I want the hot choc. taste.
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good luck to you too foreveryoung!! I am nervous, yet exited!
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I never noticed those directions before, but it does say that. Weird! I've done mine both cold, and hot. Delicious either way!!!
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My favorite is to make it in the blender with 4 oz water and ice and a tablespoon of WF carmel sauce. So yummy I have it almost everyday!!
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good luck to you too foreveryoung!! I am nervous, yet exited!
Thank you iwiggy58!
Let's check on each other tomorrow
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What's really good is a dash of peppermint extract 1/8-1/4 depending how pepperminty you like it.. Very onomonom lol minty hot chocolate.
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12 oz of cold water, 4 ice cubes, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 1 cup of baby spinach and either a packet of Splenda or a Tablespoon of Divinci SF Chocolate Syrup. I put this in a blender every morning and it takes care of my breakfast, salt, and 1 cup of veggies. Can't even taste the spinach, yes you can see it but its a great chocolate shake in the am.
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Anyone know if there is caffeine in the choc and cappucino drinks?
Thinking there may be, I just cant sleep well as it is, ugh, LOL!!
If so I will keep these for the a.m.
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I know the capucchino is decaf, not sure about the chocolate.
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