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Recipe for Raw Chocolate Bars

Learn how to make tasty and ultra healthy raw chocolate bars from raw cacao beans, and get interesting facts about cacao and chocolate. Find out why chocolate is actually good for you and how to eat it in its most healthy form. 686 more words

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My Journey Through Southern Belize: The Less-Explored Toledo District (Part 3)

My earlier posts (Part 1 & Part 2) about Belize have been about cacao, but I want to share the stunning landscape and culture of southern Belize that I experienced. 1,167 more words


Choffy...That's What's Up!

A friend of mine gave me some Choffy to try for fun, and I jumped at the offer!  I’ve always wanted to try it ever since reading it on… 528 more words

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My Journey Through Southern Belize: Preparing Cacao for Chocolate-Making (Part 2)

In my last post, you saw how cacao is grown and harvested, particularly on a small scale.  In this post, I’ll share an overview of how I observed the cacao pulp and beans taken from their raw state through fermenting, roasting, and drying, resulting in cacao beans that can be used to make chocolate. 675 more words


My Journey Through Southern Belize: Cacao Farming & Harvesting (Part 1)

A little over a week ago, I found my time in southern Belize coming to an end, and I kept thinking about how much I had to share with you about the food, people, and culture I experienced during this unbelizeable (yes, yes, I said it again) trip. 1,103 more words