Recipes

Dark Chocolate Mint Avocado Pudding

Once in college, I was with a group of friends. One girl got very excited to tell us she had brought mint hot chocolate mix for a treat. The rude and sarcastic contingent of the group asked her why she didn't just bring chocolate milk and toothpaste. And the next time we got together, that… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Mint Avocado Pudding

Recipes

Dark Chocolate Pudding

I admit to being fairly skeptical when I see "reduced sugar" in the name of a recipe (as was in the source of this recipe). I find that either they don't taste good or use artificial sweeteners. While I am not anti-artificial sweetener, I am not going to buy them and use them in my… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Pudding

Nutrition, q&a

Is dark chocolate good for your heart?

February is American Heart Month, with Wear Red Day (a day for increasing awareness of heart disease in women) this Friday, February 5, 2021. Coincidentally, today is Dark Chocolate Day. I thought this was a good day to discuss any potential health benefits from dark chocolate as it often gets billed as a "superfood" or… Continue reading Is dark chocolate good for your heart?