Tag Archives: Cacao Nibs

Luck of the Irish Mint-Chip Smoothie

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, and my upcoming 7 day Spring Detox Cleanse (spaces are filling up fast!) I give you, the Luck of the Irish Mint-Chip Smoothie! Enjoy: Ingredients: Handful of spinach Fresh mint 3-4 stems, or 1-2 drops … Continue reading

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Little Bites of Heaven

These tasty little suckers and bound to make your mouth water and your tongue do back-flips upon consumption! They take 10 minutes to make, and are an instant party pleaser…or shall I dare mention it already…an AWESOME idea for a … Continue reading

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Simple Holiday Granola & DIY Giftspiration

Drum roll please…………………………this Thursday Dec. 22nd is my sister’s 30th birthday!  As such, my family and I decided not to do Christmas gifts and to simply spoil Andi as much as possible. But my Christmas spirit is simply too strong … Continue reading

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Choco-Raspberry Smoothie

I was inspired by these amazing raspberries I got from the farmers market at Fort Mason yesterday: I’ve also had a MAJOR sweet tooth recently so this delicious concoction fit the bill! Choco-Raspberry Smoothie 1/2 – 1 Cup Fresh Raspberries … Continue reading

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Cacao vs Cocoa…?

Cacao vs cocoa, what’s the difference? Cacao (pronounced “kuh-KOW”) beans are the dried seeds of a South American evergreen tree, Theobroma, which literally means “Food of the Gods”. Cacao is used to make most all chocolate products from cocoa powders … Continue reading

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Project: Coachella

I have wanted to experiment with making my own version of a “Larabar” FOREVER now. So, with my upcoming road-trip to Coachella this weekend….I finally got my butt in gear and did it! I had one for breakfast today (as … Continue reading

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