Posts tagged cacao
The Loaded Yogurt Bowl (LYB)

I think this might be the reason I’ve been struggling this week and it’s only Tuesday. You see, I make some version of my LYB everyday because it’s one of my favorite things to eat and it only takes perhaps three minutes to whip up. That is as long as I have all the key ingredients.

The crucial base layer is missing from my refrigerator right now. So is the back-up freezer supply. I’ve officially run out of my favorite Super SHER-ro muffins (recipe here) and when that happens, there is no LYB. This causes me to…

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Nutrition Atlanta protein hot chocolate

Hot chocolate is something that conjures up childhood. My mom used to make Ovaltine for breakfast with scrambled eggs, cheese grits, homemade biscuits with bacon everyday before we headed out to school. Not one to wake up with a strong appetite, I would wrap up breakfast into a paper towel and give to my best friend at the bus stop. But I always, always finished my hot chocolate!

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Cacao Tofu Mousse {V}

One of my fave fitness instructors use to say “tofuuuuuwwwww”. Nose turned up. Voice inflection = pure disgust. Utter hatred. I get it, tofu can be weird and it has a funky texture if ya don’t know how to work with it!

The first time I had tofu was when I was living in Hawaii: is healthy cafe in Honolulu used to sell a tofu, tomato and alfalfa sprouts sandwich. I remember patting myself on the back thinking, I’m so healthy eating this because my guy-pal from Southern Cal used to eat it after he went surfing. So I adapted my taste buds all in the name of health. ‘Cuz I was far from healthy but wanted to be…

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Chocolate Episode on 11 Alive

Did you know that last year American's purchased more than $345 million dollars in chocolate with 58 million pounds sold for Valentine's Day!  Weight-wise, that is equal to approximately 4,500 African bush elephants or over 330 Boeing 737 planes!  Wow, I think we have a chocolate obsession and with good reason.  It's both delicious and nutritious, depending on the kind of chocolate you buy and eat.

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