Everyday is a Valentine's Day.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


Pictures By Hilary Chan
 Necklace c/o Goodnight Macaroon|Burgundy Dress by Cherrykoko |Heels by M&S|


DIY Chocolate.  Chocolate and roses are symbols of Valentines Day and any day requiring romance. Did you know that both chocolate and roses, are really good for your body? They contain nutrients and vitamins that help lower blood pressure, treat depression, grow healthy hair and skin, and increase immunity.

Health Tip
The darker the chocolate, the greater the health benefits. Look for raw or cold processed chocolate, as this type of chocolate will retain more of the antioxidant benefits. Chocolate with 70% chocolate in the bar is a good bet.

Facts for Roses
Did you know that roses belong to the same plant family as apples? The rose hips are high in vitamin C, and some varieties of roses produce rose hips as large as a crab apple.

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RAW CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR LOVED ONES!
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup cacao butter
  • 1 tbsp raw almond butter
  • 1 vanilla bean (scrape out insides (can substitute with 1 tsp vanilla extract))
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut nectar
Directions
  • Melt the cacao butter and coconut oil together in a double boiler.
  • Add almond butter to the warm mixture and stir until it's dissolved.
  • Pour in cacao powder, coconut nectar, vanilla and salt. Mix together.
  • Taste test and see if you want to add anything.
  • Pour into moulds or something like mini cupcake pans.
  • Store in the freezer and enjoy the health benefits of cacao.






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