Salted Caramel Mocha Fauxccino

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Strong freshly brewed coffee, cocoa powder, creamy coconut milk sweetened with a rich caramel sauce, topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with sea salt.

Sigh, heaven in a cup. Never would I have thought a sweet coffee drink could taste so good. This past week I enjoyed this coffee on a few different evenings and afternoons. Yes, it is that good! Fauxccino are not the world’s best food for you, but when you make them with organic fair trade coffee and cocoa powder, coconut milk and un-refined sugars like maple syrup or the sucanat found in the salted caramel sauce, then you can feel good about the occasional splurge. (Though maybe not three days in a row…) You can know that you are using the best quality, nutrient dense and mineral rich foods possible to make your treats!

Join me at The Nourishing Gourmet to learn how to make this Salted Caramel Mocha Fauxccino!

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About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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  1. Just a heads up- that last link isn’t working for me… but I did find the recipe by perusing The Nourishing Gourmet’s FB page. Yum!

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