For those who think chocolate must be bad for you rest assured: these are not your average chocolate recipes. These 15 Chocolate Recipes That Are Actually Good For You are made with healthy ingredients, no refined sugars, and are full of antioxidant-rich cacao.
A growing number of studies show that antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, has many health benefits. But the studies that boast of chocolate’s amazing health benefits are not referring to your average store-bought chocolate bar, they are referring to cacao.
So I searched the web up and down to find the best and healthiest real chocolate recipes. The key ingredient in all 15 Chocolate Recipes That Are Actually Good For You is cacao. For more information please read my post Cacao Vs Coca What You Need To Know.
Cacao contains far more antioxidants per 100g than acai, goji berries and blueberries. Cacao is also rich in minerals like magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper and manganese. Did you know that cacao can increase levels of certain neurotransmitters that promote a sense of well-being? It is the same brain chemical (phenylethylamine) that is released when we experience deep feelings of love.
Of the many flavonoids in cacao, two in particular, epicatechin and quercetin, are believed to be responsible for the cancer-fighting properties. These 15 Chocolate Recipes That Are Actually Good For You can help protect you from cancer!
Enjoy wonderful homemade chocolate recipes that are good for your health. Real chocolate treats for real chocolate lovers.