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20 Superfood Vegan Recipes Made with Raw Cacao

20 Superfood Vegan Recipes Made with Raw Cacao

Many people say that eating dark chocolate is good for you because it contains a lot of antioxidants. But, the less processed, often bitter tasting raw cacao is even better for you. Grown in the warm climate of Central and South America, among other places like Mexico, cacao beans are the base of chocolates and many dessert dishes. Cacao beans heated at a low temperature are considered raw, and can be purchased whole, in pieces called nibs, or grounded.

Raw cacao can help decrease oxidation of the “bad” cholesterol in our bodies, which helps lower our risk for heart disease. Studies show that the components in cacao may help prevent cancer as well. Check out this infographic to learn more about raw cacao. And then, go make some Raw Avocado Cacao Mousse, Raw Cacao Truffles, or maybe some Raw Cacao Milk.

Here are some amazing recipes made with Raw Cacao!

 

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12:51PM PDT on Jul 1, 2014

Thank you :)

1:08PM PDT on May 27, 2014

Thank you :)

10:40PM PDT on May 19, 2014

Thanks!! I love raw cacao powder in my banana walnut smoothie .. it tastes like a brownie shake :) I posted my recipe here: http://www.honeydustblog.com/recipes/2014/5/4/cacao-banana-smoothie

2:32PM PDT on Apr 25, 2014

Thx

12:47AM PDT on Apr 4, 2014

Thank you

7:09PM PDT on Mar 19, 2014

Looks good , Thanks for sharing !! :)

3:03PM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

yummy

12:43AM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

Thank you

8:36PM PST on Mar 8, 2014

Thank you!

9:24AM PST on Mar 7, 2014

TYFS

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