Raw Cacao: Chocolate at its best!

For those of you who may be new to raw cacao, you are in for a treat!  Not only can you make delicious chocolatey deserts and smoothies with raw cacao, but it is also considered a Superfood.  Raw cacao comes from the bean of the cacao plant from which all chocolate and cocoa products are made.  The ancient Mayans used raw cacao for it’s healthful benefits for thousands of years.  It is a great source of magnesium,iron, and antioxidants and also high in fiber, flavanols, and polyphenols.  Finally, chocolate you can feel good about!  For an easy snack, try adding a couple of spoonfuls to a banana and almond milk smoothie.  If you have a sweet tooth add a spoonful of stevia and you have yourself a delicious guilt free snack.  NAVITAS makes a wonderful organic cold-pressed raw cacao that you can find on Amazon here.

  • Kind A

    Please don’t be cruel to grammar. This should read “chocolate at its best”. “it’s” is a contraction of “it is”.
    Thanks fr the glorious recipes :)

  • http://twitter.com/LivingRawVegan Living Raw and Vegan

    You are so right! Thanks for catching that. I’ve corrected it. :) You’re welcome for the recipes. If there are any specific vegan or raw recipes you’d like to see us cook and review, please let us know!