Unfortunately this kind of screwed me in a way! Now the cheap grocery store hot chocolate just can't compete. So I had to come up with something new and thankfully, timing couldn't be more perfect. I was asked to review several products from Southwest Beverages like their Sippity® Hot Cocoa Mix and Kemosabe® Gourmet Coffee. The brand offers a selection of gourmet flavors blended into a dry mix form that is 100 % gluten free and 99.9 % caffeine free from only American suppliers. Even better there is "less than 2 grams of sugar per serving"
I was sent over their Sippity Lite®-Flavored Cocoa Collection, Sippity®-Flavored Cocoa Collection, and Kemosabe® Flavored Coffee Collection with flavors like Creme Butterscotch, Irish Cream, Cinnamon, or Raspberry. Now I've had myself quite a few different kinds of hot chocolate and even some gourmet blends when they come in gift baskets over the years. I can honestly say, I have never in my life tasted one as good as this.
Not only did it come at a perfect time when everyone in our house was sick as well as the cold weather season coming quickly in Michigan. I am normally a hardcore coffee drinker and I have found myself barreling through this hot chocolate like it was going out of style. My personal favorite has been the Irish cream flavor. However, the boys in my house, of course loved the chocolate and chocolate marshmallow
Available to purchase/Cost: $6.95 Box of 8 Gourmet Instant Hot Chocolate ($7.95 for Lite, $8.79 Box of 10 Coffee)
Recommendation: This is beyond worth the cost and honestly this is only a tiny bit more expensive than what you'd buy at the grocery store. This is TOTALLY worth the purchase no matter what you drink in my opinion!
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Giveaway: Southwest Beverages is going to give one of A Lucky Ladybug's lucky readers the same set of samples I received to try of their own!