I have come across some really delicious chocolates recently. Chocolate is an important part of the diet, if you like it. A person needs to indulge, but the trick is for your indulgence to nourish you. So when I’m say chocolate, I’m not talking about that hershey’s milk chocolate crap. Get that away from me.
My new favorite chocolate is Lulu’s Smoked Sea Salt Almond with organic sprouted almonds. Everything about this chocolate is perfect. Ingredients: cacao, cacao butter, coconut palm sugar, sprouted almonds, smoked sea salt and vanilla bean. That’s it, that’s all. I wouldn’t change a thing about it.
Another happy discovery I made recently Taza 87% dark stone ground chocolate. I love that I can still detect the texture of the cacao in the bar, but its been lightly sweetened enough to be delicious.
I also recently found two just absolutely delicious chocolate energy bars that have become top of my list. Anybody that ever tries to get an energy bar knows that sometimes they don’t really taste that great.
My favorite is Primal Kitchen’s dark chocolate almond, which gets its nutritional punch from collagen. It is extremely chewy which forces you to take it slow. I particularly love how the faintest hint of the Himalayan salt dances behind the chocolate and nut flavor.
Coming in at a close second is Bearded Brothers Mega Maca energy bars. Ingredients: dates, almonds, cashews, maca powder, cacao nibs, mexican cocoa, evaporated coconut palm nectar, chia seeds, sea salt. They’re comparable to the well-known cliff bar, but the ingredients are more finely ground and compressed if that makes any sense.
Just so you know, nobody is paying me to say this. I just love chocolate! So what is your favorite chocolate?