For a foamy version, not unlike the steamed milk atop a cappuccino, pour the hot mixture through the feed tube of a food processor while it's running, then transfer to mugs.
Spiced Milk: Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves before heating.
Hot Coconut: Substitute 2 tablespoons sweetened coconut cream for 2 tablespoons of the sugar.
Per serving (Hot Vanilla): 250 calories, 8g protein, 36g carbohydrate, 8g fat (5g saturated), 33mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 0g fiber
Per serving (Hot Coconut): 255 calories, 9g protein, 25g carbohydrate, 13g fat (10g saturated), 33mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 0g fiber