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Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao


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Looking for a Hot Anti-Inflammatory Beverage?

Look no further than this Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao from our friend Danielle Capalino MSPH, RD, CDN. Her newest book, from which we shared the recipe, is Healthy Gut, Flat Stomach Drinks: 75 Low-FODMAP Tonics, Infusions, and More.

The book has hot drinks, cold drinks, even sippable soups, broths and smoothies – and a few cocktails.

Low FODMAP Anti Inflammatory Cacao from Danielle Capalino
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Super-Charged Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao

This hot beverage is super simple to make and combines cacao with turmeric as well as coconut oil for a rich, chocolaty experience!

We love this drink because it is a perfect example of how you can indulge in a sweet treat every now and then and still adhere to the low FODMAP diet.

Her Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao recipe is even appropriate during the Elimination Phase.

Be sure to read our interview with this prolific FODMAP dietitian.


Danielle Capalino Sitting On A White Couch - Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao recipe

Excerpted with permission Published by Countryman Press. Healthy Gut, Flat Stomach Drinks: 75 Low-FODMAP Tonics, Infusions, and More  by Danielle Capalino MSPH RD CDN.

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Note from Danielle: After testing hundreds of recipes for this book, this is one I come back to over and over again (most nights). It is such a satisfying snack after dinner.

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Let’s learn to make Danielle’s Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao recipe!

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Low FODMAP Anti Inflammatory Cacao from Danielle Capalino
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Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao

Low FODMAP Anti-Inflammatory Cacao is a perfect cold weather, hot beverage. Cocoa is low FODMAP if stick to appropriate serving sizes.

Makes: 1 Serving
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Author: Dédé Wilson



  1. Heat the milk in a small saucepan over low heat or in a milk-frothing machine.

  2. Add the cacao powder, coconut oil, and turmeric, and stir to combine.



  • Please note that the Nutrition Info is based on unsweetened almond milk.
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 0.4mg

All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more. For a more detailed explanation, please read our article Understanding The Nutrition Panel Within Our Recipes.