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Unprocessed FAQ: Chocolate

Unprocessed FAQ: Chocolate

In theory, at least, chocolate is one of those unprocessed foods that easily passes the test. If you knew what you were doing, you could grow cacao, harvest and ferment the beans, dry them, roast them, crack them into nibs, grind them into liquor, conch the liquor (mixing it for several hours), temper it, and then add some sugar and form it into a fabulous home-made chocolate bar. You know, in all your spare time.

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chocolate coconut butter bites

Chocolate Coconut Butter Bites

When it comes to smart sugar swaps, it pays to be creative. In the case of this recipe, I wanted something similar to my childhood favorite – chocolate coconut fudge. My secret weapon for this swap? Coconut butter!

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"Boo" Bark - Chocolate Bark for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with “Boo” Bark

In a perfect world candy would be made from the best quality ingredients, corners would not be cut, and it could be something to truly be savored and enjoyed. Since the world is not perfect – yet – I make candy that I am happy to eat, and share, because I know it is made with the best ingredients. It is my little rebellion against the junk that is so prevalent on the market.

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Vegan Double-Chocolate Espresso Zucchini Brownies

Vegan Double-Chocolate Espresso Zucchini Brownies

What if I told you that you could enjoy a decadent treat this holiday season without any guilt? Yep! Not only are these sinfully delicious but they are also good for you! Packed with protein and veggies, these chocolatey dreams are also vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and grain-free!

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Healthy Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffles

Healthy Dairy-Free Chocolate-Almond Truffles

I actually don’t crave full-blown desserts these days. These little, no-bake bites usually offer both satisfaction and nourishment – something that cake can’t do! They’re part snack, part dessert, and completely customizable to your current sweet tooth.

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Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars

Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars

These breakfast bars are sweet, crunchy, and incredibly satisfying. You might even feel like you’re having a treat — oh wait, you are! Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars taste like a treat and they’re packed with unprocessed goodness. So when you enjoy this recipe, you’re actually treating your body as well as you’re treating your palate. Scrumptious and healthy — all in one. Perfect.

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