Category Archives: chocolate

Chocolate…for Breakfast????!!!!

The key ingredient in the world’s more favorite and naughtiest indulgences – cocoa – has been scientifically deemed an A-list healthy superfood! AND. It can even do a body good when you shamelessly have it for breakfast. Okay, Alright, Alright, Okay, alrightokayalright…so Cocoa Puffs and instant Dunkin Heinz don’t quite make the cut, thanks to all the not-so-healthy additions thrown… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Rich & Decadent Flourless Chocolate Torte – Sugar-Free & Syrup-Free

Your brain knows that sugary foods are bad for your health and make you fat. It nodded vigorously when you read all about the evils of sugar and how to break your sugar addiction here. It also mmm-hmmm-ed and slammed your fist upon the table in support when you affirmatively decided to steer clear of the fattening and sickening side… Read More

Chewy Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

No weight loss diet should be completely devoid of a bit of carefully portioned indulgence now and then. And when you get to eat something that’s indulgent AND contributes beneficial nutrients and helps you lose weight – it feels like you’ve hit the jackpot. These Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Bars are sooooo delicious that no one eating them would ever… Read More

High-Protein Hot Chocolate (Sugar-Free!)

Whether you’ve just been outside shoveling the driveway, walking home through freezing temperatures, digging yourself out of a snow bank – or whether you’re inside watching others do all the heavy lifting – it’s all worth it once you finally get to curl up in a cozy armchair with your fingers wrapped around a mug of steaming hot chocolate. If… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More