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Is Eating Chocolate Good For You?


Is Chocolate Good For You? First we are told not to eat something, then we are told to eat it.  Is eating chocolate good for us?  Here are a couple of things everyone should know about chocolate… Advertisements

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Original Beans Is Helping the Planet With Chocolate


Have you helped the planet today?  This year Earth Day is April 22, 2011, but why not think about every day as Earth Day.  One of the chocolate makers at Drexelius Chocolates is making a difference. Original Beans Impacts The … Continue reading

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Pork Your Valentine With Chocolate Spiced Pork Chops – Recipe


Ah…Valentine’s Day.  Time to spend with our loved ones.  Be they human or animal, this day allows us to show our love in many ways.  I love to cook, so my man will get a delicious home-cooked meal (and a … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy With Chocolate


One thing many people say after New Years is, “I’ve got to go on a diet and lose weight.”  Then they stop eating chocolate, which in my opinion is not the best idea.  Why, you ask?   Because chocolate is good … Continue reading

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Harajuku Crepe – Review


The other night we were going out and my boyfriend asked if there was a chocolate place we wanted to check out in the area we were headed.  So I checked my “To Do” list and told him to go … Continue reading

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Pots de Creme Day


One thing that my mom made for me that I tend to miss at times is good chocolate pudding.  Since I am lactose intolerant, having good pudding is not really an option unless I want to go through the “trouble” … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Chocolate is a Super Food


1.  Flavanols in chocolate increase blood flow to the brain.  Got a test?  A headache?  Eat some chocolate! 2.   Not all chocolate is created equal.  Make sure your chocolate contains 100% cocoa butter, a heart-healthy good fat like the fat in … Continue reading

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Chocolate for Breakfast


Is there a better way to start your day than with a little chocolate?  Well, for me it  is a great way to begin the day and getting chocolate into my breakfast routine is not as hard as it seems. … Continue reading

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Shake It Up!


I love shakes.  Cool, creamy, yummy.  They are a great way to cool off on a warm day.  They also go great with burgers and onion rings.  Shakes can be a great on-the-run meal, depending on the ingredients.  This basic … Continue reading

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High-Fructose Corn Syrup – Not Here!


The Corn Refiners Association is a little perturbed about the negative image of high-fructose corn syrup so they are trying to change the way people think about it with a slick new campaign.  High-fructose corn syrup is used in many foods … Continue reading

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