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Chocolate Made Easy, Tasty and Healthy

Chocolate Made Easy, Tasty and Healthy

Christmas is coming and chocolate plays a big part of the Christmas holiday. This can be attested by the fact that the average survival time for a chocolate box in a hospital ward was 51minutes last Christmas (1). Ireland (Europe)… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Weight Loss
Raw Cacao – Benefits of Real Chocolate!

Raw Cacao – Benefits of Real Chocolate!

While it’s well known that dark chocolate is the healthier option over milk chocolate, even dark chocolate can’t compare to pure raw cacao (pronounced ‘ka-cow’) when it comes to health. The processing and roasting of ‘regular’ chocolate, the stuff you… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Chocolate…Good for our health?

Chocolate…Good for our health?

I want to believe that all chocolate is good for me because it tastes so darn good. I’m actually a chocolaholic ~ wow, it feels good to admit that 🙂 When it became known that chocolate was actually good for… 0 Shares | | Posted in GMOs, Health, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Chocolate Chip Mint Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Chip Mint Meringue Cookies

I have fond memories of large Passover seders at my in law’s home in Kentucky when my children were young. It was a chance for my husband’s family to gather from around the country to celebrate this religious holiday and… 0 Shares | | Posted in GMOs, Lifestyle, Recipes
Found At Last: The Most Incredible Dark Chocolate Ever

Found At Last: The Most Incredible Dark Chocolate Ever

My quest to find the best of the best dark chocolate started long, long ago. Being vegan and adverse to GMOs I was hard pressed to find something I could eat and relish. I thought my quest had been answered… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

The benefits of chocolate (dark in particular), in moderation, has been heralded for quite some time. Chock full of heart-healthy flavanols and brain-boosting stimulants, it’s often embraced as a healthy option that also satisfies our sweet tooth. However, many of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes
Choose Your Chocolate Wisely

Choose Your Chocolate Wisely

Over the last 10 years there has been much research done exploring the benefits of chocolate. It turns out that small amounts of dark chocolate or cocoa daily really does have a place in a healthy diet! Much of that… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech, Travel
Lose Weight, Enhance your Complexion, and Boost your Mood this Valentine’s Day with Delicious Dark Chocolate

Lose Weight, Enhance your Complexion, and Boost your Mood this Valentine’s Day with Delicious Dark Chocolate

Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day with your other half or flying solo, you likely won’t be able to escape this holiday’s most important staple: chocolate. For anyone worrying about the potential weight gain and depression that could ensue after… 0 Shares | | Posted in Mental Health, Nutrition
Chocolate Trims Waistlines in One Week, Study Finds

Chocolate Trims Waistlines in One Week, Study Finds

A recent study from the University of Tor Vergata in Rome found that consuming dark chocolate with 70% cacao for just one week markedly improves cardiovascular health and measurably reduces excess abdominal body fat. The study involved women aged 20… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Weight Loss
Recipes for the Heart

Recipes for the Heart

Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 avocado 1 tablespoon of cacao 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup Action: 1. Either blend all ingredients in a food processor and make it smooth and creamy OR mash the avocado… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care