Instead of just your garden-variety cocoa, this comforting drink mix is boosted with calcium (from the nonfat milk powder) and high-quality protein from the soy protein powder (which you can buy at health-food stores and many supermarkets).
Makes 2 cups of mix
¾ cup nonfat dry milk powder
½ cup unflavored soy protein powder
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
⅓ cup sugar
In a large bowl or in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the milk powder, soy protein powder, cocoa powder and sugar, and stir or shake well to combine. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition per ¼ cup mix (milk not included): 103 calories, 0.7g total fat (0.4g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 2g dietary fiber, 17g carbohydrate, 12g protein, 114mg sodium.