My Verdict… “Delicious guilt free raw chocolate! The perfect treat!”

Good news fellow chocolate lovers – in its raw state, chocolate is actually good for you!

Good news fellow chocolate lovers – in its raw state, chocolate is actually good for you!

It isn’t the cacao that makes commercially produced chocolate ‘unhealthy’ but all the processing, stabilising, addition of refined sugars, dairy products, ‘bad’ fats, E numbers and anything else needed in order to mass produce chocolate. Minimally processed, natural raw cacao is a one of the highest sources of antioxidant flavanols and contains many vital vitamins and minerals including magnesium, calcium, vitamins E and B, essential healthy fats (oleic acid), protein and fiber.

I’m a big fan of Choc Chick, their kits  include only natural unprocessed ingredients, The organic raw cacao powder and organic raw cacao butter are 100% cocoa and come straight from the cocoa bean, using  cacao ingredients directly from cooperatives in Ecuador. Combining these together with a natural, low GL sweetener you could try the Raw Crystallised Organic Coconut Nectar from Tiana) allows you to make delicious chocolates in their healthiest form (The Simple Raw Chocolate Recipe is very easy to make and the raw chocolates made are only 3.5 calories each!   


In its raw state, chocolate has more than 300 nutritional compounds and is one of the richest sources of antioxidants of any food on the planet!
Minimally processed raw chocolate contains many vital vitamins and minerals such as:

  • Magnesium, and other essential minerals such as calcium, sulfur, zinc, iron, copper, potassium, and manganese
  • Polyphenols, antioxidant rich flavonoids
  • Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, C, E
  • Essential heart-healthy fat: oleic acid a monounsaturated fat
  • Protein
  • Fiber

The nutrients found in raw chocolate have been linked to a number of health benefits and has been known to:

Lower blood pressure & improve circulation,  Promotes cardiovascular function & health

Neutralizes free radicals, Raw Chocolate can improve digestion

Raw chocolate can enhance physical and mental well-being – awesome!

The joys of chocolate without the guilt!


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