Chocolate tree. The flesh is eaten as a dessert, and the seeds are the raw material of commercial chocolate. Hot chocolate can be made by drying the seeds, roasting, grinding, and adding milk.
From cacao fruit to chocolate bar: Visiting a Chocolate Farm on the Big Island, Hawaii
Cocoa -- the antioxidant concentration in cocoa was the highest: almost two times stronger than red wine, 2–3 times stronger than green tea, and 4–5 times stronger than that of black tea.
A party in my mouth #CHOCOLATETIME Just coconut oil, cacao & maple syrup- with strawberries, cranberries, raspberries, goji berries, blueberries, chia seeds, pecans & pepitas.
Cocoa Beans from the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Theobroma Cacao - Its seeds are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate
Feel good about eating chocolate!! Giddy Yoyo is my favourite source. Or Navita Naturals raw cacao nibs.
Inside the fruit of the cocoa tree are seeds covered in white pulp. It is from these seeds that chocolate is made.
Because everyone should get a date for V-Day ;) Date.. Ball... Get it? lol - anyway these are awesome! So simple!
These energy balls taste like candy but they're actually good for you! They've got quinoa, raw cacao powder, nuts and dried fruit as the sweetener [also vegan + gf]