9 Guilt-Free Hot Drinks to Enjoy All Winter Long

Mulled cider and other warming drinks don't have to be unhealthy
Hot chocolate


There are healthier ways to enjoy those holiday drinks you love.

Now that the holidays are finally here, it’s time to indulge in in some soul-soothing, chill-fighting hot drinks for winter. Though your traditional hot holiday drinks will always please your taste buds, unfortunately they don’t do your waistline any favors. Luckily, there are alternatives.

9 Guilt-Free Hot Drinks to Enjoy All Winter Long (Slideshow)

Preparing a guilt-free version of your favorite hot beverage is easier than you think. Take hot chocolate, for example. In order to enjoy hot chocolate without excess sugar and calories, all you need to do is try a lower calorie dairy alternative (like almond milk) and use cocoa powder without added sugar. 

Generally, if you’re looking to enjoy a hot holiday beverage with no remorse, all you have to do is steer clear of ingredients that are high in fat, have added sugars, and extra booze. (A little won’t hurt, as long as you don’t go overboard.) We know this is typically easier said than done, but we found a list of guilt-free hot drinks for you and your guests to enjoy all holiday season long.


Read on for nine guilt-free hot drinks to enjoy all winter long.