The latest research on cacao shows impressive health benefits. Traditionally used as folk medicine, cacao contains more than 300 phytochemicals, including vitamins and minerals, and other dietary supplements. Over the past centuries, studies have shown that cocoa and the confection made from it, which is chocolate, supports the overall health of the body. It is indeed nature’s greatest gift.
Coconut Orange Chocolate Drink (www.rawfoodrecipes.com). A sweet indulgence to satisfy your cravings for chocolate while adding some serious antioxidants to your body.
Raw Chocolate Mousse (www.onegreenplanet.org/). A sumptuous dessert good for sharing with family and friends. With its intense flavor and silky smooth texture, this raw chocolate mousse is the Holy Grail for those who loves chocolate a lot.
Mini Raw Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Cream Pie (www.rawfoodrecipes.com). A recipe with winning combination of wholesome ingredients with bursting flavors.
Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Breakfast Parfait (www.yummly.com). It is truly vegan, gluten-free, no bake/raw, oil-free, soy-free.
Raw Vegan Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge (www.onegreenplanet.org). A very simple recipe and cheaper way to enjoy chocolate at its best.
Mexican chocolate cake recipe (www.bodyandsoul.com.au). This recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients such us coconut oil, banana, cacao and cinnamon.
Raw Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake (www.savvyvegetarian.com). A rich, creamy texture made from cashews and coconut oil, flavored with raw cacao powder, and sweetened with raw agave syrup.
Chocolate Chia Pudding (www.sweetlyraw.com). A healthy concoction of cacao and the power seed, chia. This recipe will surely keep you going for hours and hours.
Double Chocolate Hemp Brownies (www.oolaboolah.com). This is a pretty unique concoction that you’ve never tasted before.
Raw Brownie (www.mynewroots.org). This humble recipe is packed-full of nutrients. Each of the ingredients played an important role to make an outstanding flavor and consistency. Surprisingly, its five flavors creates a truly remarkable flavor.
Plum and poppy seeds cheesecake with hazelnut cacao crust (www.talesofakitchen.com). A sweet and tangy plum and poppy seeds cheesecake with hazelnut cacao crust, topped with fresh plums, almond flakes, more hazelnut and raw chocolate.
Raw Protein Chocolate Pudding (www.theironinyou.com). It is seriously rich in natural protein, a great addition to build that muscles.
Chocolate Coconut Truffles (www.thevedge.org). This vegan, gluten free recipe is perfect for snacks and dessert. The kids will surely enjoy them.
Raw Cacao Dried Cherry Granola Bars (www.rawmazing.com). These easy-to-follow granola bars are healthy, quick, and very convenient snacks. The soft and chewy granola bars are not just a tasty snack but also comes with astonishing health benefits. But oh, we are not talking about granola bars from the supermarket isle, we are talking about the home-made one.
Raw Walnut Cacao Dreamy Bars (www.rawmazing.com). A great pairing of walnut and cacao, which are jam-packed of essential vitamins and minerals, and amino acids. This recipe is made from a finely grind raw cashew flour, a walnut filling, and then topped with a tasty cacao ganache.
Bon Bons (www.theearthdiet.org). A tasty alternative to ice cream and other processed food cravings. It is refined-sugar free, dairy free, soy free, gluten free, and chemical free.
Raw Vegan Nanaimo Bars (http://labellevienutrition.blogspot.com). Unlike the traditional Nanaimo bars that make use of heavy refined sugar, this vegan Nanaimo recipe is quite a healthy option because it uses the vanilla almond cream.
Paleo Coconut Cacao Cookies (www.hellobee.com). A quick and easy recipe for your sweet cravings. It uses almond flour, which keeps a happy heart, and a bit of cacao nibs that does not contain a lot of sugar in it. So, with no doubt you can ingest this cookies guilt-free.
Homemade Cacao Bliss (http://www.culinaryadventuresinthekitchen.com/). If you want to try out a new interesting spread then here is a great recipe for you. It is not just a yummy spread but it can be also eaten directly from the jar.
Dairy-free Almond Cacao Smoothie (thehealthyapple.com). Who say’s smoothies are a summer thing? Well, this recipe is a special treat and a fun activity even at fall. Anything that is packed with fiber, healthy fats, protein, and whole grains is just hard to resist, isn’t it?
Actual link: http://thehealthyapple.com/2013/10/28/dair