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CocoaVia is available in the following flavors: Sweetened Dark Chocolate, Summer Citrus, Cran-raspberry, and Unsweetened Dark Chocolate. They come in ready-to-go stick packs that can be added to your foods and beverages. Dark-chocolate flavored CocoaVia can be added to milk, hot or chilled coffee drinks, yogurt, smoothies, and oatmeal. Fruit-flavored CocoaVia can be enjoyed with water, in smoothies, unsweetened iced tea, and yogurt. Each packet is only 30 calories, 0.5 grams of fat, and has 0g sugar.
Review: I was given a sample of each of the flavors to sample. I tried the chocolate packets in coffee and in the smoothie recipe listed below. I liked the flavor in my coffee. I typically use flavored creamer so I used regular milk and added the packet and found it to be as enjoyable as my typical creamer. The smoothie didn't work out as well as I would have liked but it was just logistical issues. My kids ate all my bananas, I could not find almond butter at my local store, and I have the world's worst blender. I was able to tell, however, that the flavor would have been quite good had all the ingredients been in place and my blender actually crush the ice.
I used the fruit flavored packets in water. First, I used one packet for a 24oz water bottle but I found the taste to be a bit too strong. For the second packet, I dissolved 1 packet in twice the amount of water (which got me drinking more water = bonus) and the flavor tasted much more appealing.
Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix for one minute.
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Buy it here: You can purchase CocoaVia from their website. A one-month supply costs $39.99.
I was provided with a sample pack of CocoaVia in order to facilitate this review. No other compensation was received and the views expressed here are my own.