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3 INGREDIENT RAW VEGAN CHOCOLATE BARK

May 16, 2017

Only 3 ingredients, no special skills, tools, or moulds, minimal time and effort and get a delicious raw chocolate that can be used for so many different things. Topped on banana nice-cream, made in to healthy rocky road (chuck in some cherries and nuts), drizzled melted to set hard on cakes and bikkies, made in moulds, or set in simple bark like form as above . Best part (apart from the fact they are refined sugar free, vegan, paleo, and delicious!) is these raw Continue reading “3 INGREDIENT RAW VEGAN CHOCOLATE BARK” »

THE PERFECT RAW VEGAN EASTER GIFTS – chocolate covered mulberries & macadamias

March 14, 2017

It’s almost Easter time so I thought I’d whip up some chocolate goodies to have on hand to give away as cute gifts (& keep my belly happy). This recipe requires a handful of ingredients, is healthy, refined sugar free, vegan, raw, and suits a paleo diet. You’re welcome. Continue reading “THE PERFECT RAW VEGAN EASTER GIFTS – chocolate covered mulberries & macadamias” »

WHAT IS CACAO – & simple ways to use it

July 12, 2016

P1050026Did you know that chocolate CAN be good for you and you can even eat it to help support your weight loss journey… I know, thank me later. Real chocolate, Cacao (pronounced ka-kow), actually comes from the beans of the Cacao fruit (yes chocolate is derived from the cacao beans which are grown inside that white flesh in the pods above). Chocolate becomes unhealthy when you start to alter and process cacao, such as heating and processing, as it destroys most of the health promoting nutrients and anti-oxidants – which is why you want to opt for raw ‘cacao’ over processed and heated ‘cocoa’ products. Continue reading “WHAT IS CACAO – & simple ways to use it” »