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Homemade Coconut Flavored Chocolate

If you think that you can’t have great tasting food while eating healthy this will prove that you are wrong.  I love being able to eat something that tastes so good that it can’t be good for you.  Check out some of the benefits that this recipe provides.  This was a recipe that really help me stay on track during my transformation.

1/2 cup of raw cacao

1/2 cup of Coconut Oil
2 Tablespoons of Raw Honey
1/2 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
1/2 cup almonds
Mix it up throughly
Place in the freezer for 10 minutes. Keep it in there long enough and you will have to cut it with a knife
I also sometimes put peanut butter on top of it and also sometimes add blueberries/raspberries/ whatever

Coconut Oil Health Benefits:
New research claiming that it has been helping Alzheimer’s patients improve and even reverse effects.
Positive results for people affected with Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
Increases thyroid health by raising body temperature.
It increases metabolism (increases body temp)
Increases energy
Coconut oil on the body can promote healthy skin and hair.

Raw Honey:
Increases natural energy
Used in treating allergies
Treats colds and sore throats (it coats the throat and reduces irritation)
Used as an acne treatment

Raw Cacao (Chocolate)
Known as a Super-Food
Claims to reduce cataracts, improve heart function and alleviate stress
High in antioxidant flavonoids
Claims to reduce free radicals in the body and in turn reducing risk of cancer

Vanilla Extract
The scent helps reduce stress

Good for brain development (great for kids)
Helps in preventing colon cancer by moving food through the colon
Helps reduce the cause of plaque buildup in the arteries of the heart
Regulates Blood Pressure
Regulates Cholesterol
Helps fight diabetes.  Keeps Blood sugar down
Rich in fibre
Boosts Energy
(Drink a lot of water with almonds


2 responses »

  1. Eric –

    Dave makes this. It’s insanely good. It tastes like the most indulgent, decadent gourmet chocolate. It leaves grocery store chocolate junk food in the dust. Thanks for the recipe!


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