Raw cacao powder is made by grounding cacao beans and are actually bitter in taste. Wait... bitter?! But aren’t chocolates made from cacao beans too? Well...
Cacao beans are transformed to the chocolate we love by adding sweetener and dairy, but the medicinal value that chocolate is prized for has nothing to do with the sweetener or dairy, and everything to do with the cacao content.
What makes cacao so “super” is that it’s loaded with flavonoids, which act as powerful a
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What a day! Yesterday my husband and me experienced our first Walk for Hunger part of the NAAP Boston team; a great initiative to help raise awareness about hunger in the state of Massachusetts. Last week, I quickly skimmed through the email invitation and knew that it was something we would be interested in so we decided to join. I was all set and made a batch of Mini Oatmeal Banana Muffins to share. These made the best pre-walk snack.
As soon as we arrived we were impres