It's almost national "love appreciation day" aka Valentines day and I thought it would be fitting to talk a little about our friend chocolate.
I feel like over the years chocolate has gotten a bad rap. We tend to associate chocolate with things like: overindulgence, PMS, break-ups, make-ups, and even breakouts (remember that commercial..."some people say I eat too many chocolate bars... or that I don't wash my face..." you know the one I'm talking about).
I think it's time we set the record straight and shift blame to the REAL villan here... SUGAR. That's right, I said it and I know you aren't surprised. I'm not sure when the shift happened, but somewhere along the line any chocolate related product became a SUGAR BOMB with a HINT of chocolate. As soon as chocolate started hanging out with sugar things got a little sketchy. Sugar became a bad influence on chocolate and all of a sudden chocolate was guilty by association.
Chocolate or cocoa/cacao on it's own was always a good kid - helped with the dishes, always got good grades, and never came home after curfew. So, I think it's clear chocolate has been wrongly accused by proximity.
Cocoa actually has a stellar resume!
Hello delicious anti-aging magic. To help chocolate build back up its reputation we've created a scrumptious mix of organic raw cacao and creamy coconut milk with a touch of Himalayan sea salt and cinnamon. Drink it hot, cold, in a latte, or in a smoothie... the options are endless. The best news? It's sugar free.
I REST MY CASE. Give your valentine chocolate - REAL chocolate.
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