Tag Archives: chocolate

What does a candy-free February look like?

You can make it a candy-free February

Try some of these non-food nourishing gift ideas and I've added a yummy Homemade Chocolate Truffle recipe to satisfy the sweet tooth naturally: ♥ The American Heart Association suggests a gift from the heart, such as a poem or love letter. Choose a favorite poem or write what you feel. … Continue Reading ››

Chocolate Mint Fudge

Chocolate Mint! Oh, my!

I grew up looking forward to all my Mom's holiday candy making and fudge was always my favorite. But here's the deal... Since I've gotten the sugar monkey off my back the thought of Mom's fudge just doesn't do it for me anymore. No worries. I just came up with a healthier solution. … Continue Reading ››

Difference between CACOA and COCOA

Cacao is a bean from cacao plant. The scientific name of cacao is Theobroma cacao. Cacao pods are large in size, which grow from the Cacoa Plantlimbs and trunk of the tree and the beans are seen inside the pods. When the pods are in the … Continue Reading ››

Good Vibrations

How does food affect your mood?

Did you know that food has vibrations that allow it to create change in our bodies on a cellular level? Food that is alive and from the earth will energize and invigorate you, while processed, pre-packaged, dead food will leave you feeling lethargic and uninspired, like a light that has … Continue Reading ››

Frozen Banana Bites

Most of us buy bananas. Inevitably a couple of the bananas get past their prime before we get around to eating them. In my waste not-want not way I’m always on the prowl to figure out how to use my icky bananas. There is always the time-tested banana bread, freezing them in thirds for quick smoothie … Continue Reading ››

Peanut Butter Cups

Who doesn't love the taste of peanut butter and chocolate? We do around here! Since I've made it my mission to rid the house of processed crap (sorry, Mom - I know you hated that word, but it is what it is!) it was also up to me to replace the bit of sweet (M&Ms!) … Continue Reading ››