Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the most universally loved and craved foods. I’m a big fan of chocolate and I bet you are, too, so let’s talk about healthy chocolate. Cocoa beans grow on trees and have been cultivated for thousands of years. Traditionally, most of the trees were in South America, but nowadays, West Africa … Read more

Figs With Greek Yogurt and Raw Chocolate

The May 2009 issue of Martha Stewart Living had a small feature on dates that caught my eye;  I liked the healthy simplicity of her recipe for dates with strained ricotta and cocoa powder, and  I adapted it using figs, Greek yogurt, and raw cacao. Figs are high in natural sugars (which makes them sweet … Read more