All About Cacao

2015-11-23T19:36:31+00:00 23 November 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cacao farm Sampling some different tropical fruits and cacao balls at the cacao farm.

I am a huge chocolate lover so jumped at the chance to do a chocolate farm tour when holidaying on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. I went with the ‘Garden Island Chocolate’ company and our hosts Koa and Angela were extremely passionate and knowledgeable.

In this post, I have written up everything I learnt from them about cacao farming, processing and the health benefits of eating cacao.

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

2017-07-10T19:34:28+00:00 16 March 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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I had my first Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup when travelling around America in 2012. It was love at first taste! This healthy version tastes just as yummy as the original, but they are actually good for you! Plus, like anything I make in the kitchen, they are very simple and quick! Due to the high fat content, they are a bit of a

My 3 Favourite Chocolate Cake Recipes

2017-07-10T19:37:41+00:00 5 February 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I love chocolate! It’s definitely my favourite sweet food, so I’ve tried a lot of different chocolate cake recipes!  Here are my favourite three. Enjoy!

  1. Mr I’s “Far Too Easy” Chocolate Cake.

What I like about it? It tastes amazing and is so easy! I can’t imagine how it could be any easier or quicker to make a cake from scratch. I always serve it without icing, but with cashew cream (see the link on the recipe page).

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