It’s no secret that I’m living a low-carb lifestyle and this year, as I planned my Christmas gifting, I considered that many others are as well. From teachers to friends to neighbors, the low-carb craze is alive and well this year but I was determined not to let it stop me from gifting sweet treats to the special people in my life. If you’re looking for a perfect low-carb way to make the holiday merry, I suggest you try this easy (seriously, SO easy!) Low-Carb Hot Chocolate Mix Christmas Ornament Gift Idea that comes with a free printable to ensure that your gift is as impressive as it is tasty!
Truthfully, I’ve always been one to give food as holiday gifts to a variety of people in my life. For me, there’s just something about a gift out of the kitchen than can’t be matched. However, this year I’ve been letting my low-carb lifestyle inspire my gifts and coming up with some fun ways to make the holiday sweet without adding tons of carbs. This has meant rethinking some of my favorite holiday recipes and getting creative with others. As I sat down to think about teacher, neighbor and friend gifts, I wanted something simple yet festive. After a little thought about what some of my favorite holiday sweets are, I settled on hot chocolate mix in an ornament. But I then took things a few steps further by making that hot chocolate mix low-carb and pairing it with an adorable printable. Since I know pretty much all of you know people who are living the low-carb lifestyle, I decided to take the work out of your holiday gifting. Here’s how to make this simple Low-Carb Hot Chocolate Mix Christmas Ornament Gift Idea as well as the template for a Free Printable Gift Tag to complete your look in the most fabulous way!
- Clear plastic (or glass) ornaments
- Free Printable Gift Tag
- 1 cup of coconut milk powder
- ⅔ cups of cocoa powder
- ½ cup of powdered erythritol
- ½ teaspoon of pint Himalayan salt
- Whisk together the dry ingredients in a bowl, combining well.
- Remove the caps from the clear ornaments.
- Place the funnel in the opening of the ornament and add the hot chocolate mixture till the ornament it ¾ of the way full.
- Replace the cap.
- Attach the tag and gift!
When I tell you that this Low-Carb Hot Chocolate Mix Christmas Ornament Gift Idea is easy to make, I’m not kidding at all. There’s no cooking required and it’s really as simple as opening an ornament, mixing a few ingredients and filling it up. To make this Low-Carb Hot Chocolate Mix Christmas Ornament Gift Idea, simply mix together the coconut milk powder, cocoa powder, erythritol and salt. After it’s well whisked together, remove the top from the clean ornaments and fill them 3/4 of the way full with the mixture. After replacing the top of the ornament, print out the Free Printable Gift Tag, cut them out and attach them with a piece of string and ta-da, you’ve got the perfect holiday gift for giving!
You can then add them to a small gift bag or give them as they are because this is seriously one cute gift idea!
So go and make your holiday gifting simple yet sweet this year with this Low-Carb Hot Chocolate Mix Christmas Ornament Gift Idea! Merry Christmas!