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cacao

5 "Bad" Foods That Are Actually Great For You

Feeding yourself broken foods and thoughts and thinking they'll make you whole is like smashing a vase, and expecting to put it back together again...

Jamie Greenwood
September 24 2013

How To Eat Dessert Every Day & Still Feel Great

One year ago, while pregnant with my first child, I founded a small business called Cissé Trading Co. We import Fair Trade cocoa from a farmers’...

Diana Lovett
September 17 2013

Superfood Snack: Raw Cacao Maca Truffles

Calling all chocoholics. And nut butteraholics. And anyone who wants a nutrient-packed snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth and power your...

Sarah Maddux
September 5 2013

Chocolate-Chia Power Balls: Gluten, Fructose & Dairy Free

These raw food treats make a delicious pick-me-up, and they're chock full of antioxidants, healthy fats, and protein, among other essential nutrients.

Kirsten McCulloch
August 29 2013

5 Foods A Nutritionist Eats Every Day

As a nutrition specialist, I'm often asked what kinds of foods I eat myself. These are some of the foods that I enjoy and eat on a regular, almost...

Gina Gibbons
August 20 2013

3 Healthy Reasons To Enjoy Chocolate Every Day

Is there such a thing as a guilt-free pleasure when it comes to food? Absolutely, and chocolate is one of them. This delectable, seemingly addictive...

Gluten-Free Recipe: Anti-Aging Trail Mix

Mulberries are an anti-aging superfood with a similar flavor to dried figs. Low in calories and high in resveratrol, vitamin C, and iron, there are...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
May 30 2013

Raw Recipe: No-Bake Brownie Bites

One of the hardest things for me to give up whenever I became vegan was all of my favorite sweets. I always tried to find a delicious, vegan,...

Hillary Wright
May 13 2013

It's Monday! 10 Tricks To Set Yourself Up For A Great Day

Is that your alarm going off, already? You quickly roll over to hit the snooze button, and maybe repeat a couple times before your feet hit the floor,...

Megan McHargue
May 6 2013

Raw Recipe: Chocolate Acai Energy Bars

As the seasons change and we progress into summer, most of us naturally get more active. We go out for hikes, walk the trails, and the kids try out...

Simone Durand
April 26 2013

Suffering From Chronic Fatigue? Here Are 10 Foods You Can Eat

For years I battled with illness and fatigue, not knowing what was wrong with me. I finally found out I had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and multiple food...

Shirley Plant
March 14 2013

How NOT To Get Sick When Everyone Else Around You Is

Did you get a cold or the flu? Unless you live under a rock, chances are good that you or someone you know has gotten sick this season. With the...

Jovanka Ciares
February 20 2013

DIY: 5 Tips To Make Yummy Raw Cakes

I grew up eating cooked cakes, sugary cakes, wheaty cakes…. and I spent a lot of time denying myself cake, wondering whether I should have a slice of...

Victoria Leith
February 2 2013

Hot Cocoa That's Actually Great For You

Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose. Likely from this spicy hot drink!

Rebecca Leffler
December 23 2012

Raw Cacao Milk!

At some point, we all need a moment of peace and quiet to relax, to gather our thoughts and enjoy the calm.

Nadia Petrova
December 17 2012

How a Stressed-Out Yogi Learned to Slow Down

Like everyone else, I was addicted to chocolate, especially the dark kind. Every night, without fail, I'd blob out in front of the TV with a big fat...

Rachel Zinman
October 11 2012

Top 5 Superfoods for Sex and Healing

Superfoods are the most potent, nutrient-rich foods on the planet. They are great for improving overall health, boosting immunity, enhancing...

Autumn Brooks Clarke
October 5 2012

5 Superfoods to Always Have On Hand

Superfoods are all the rage these days and there’s good reason for it. They are more than all-natural, whole foods; they are in fact both a food and a...

Jen Broyles
October 2 2012