21 Day Cacao Challenge: Join Me!

Many of us know the power of reaching for chocolate in times of emotional need. But did you know just how good pure, unprocessed cacao is for mental well-being? Cacao is packed full of nutrients, antioxidants and minerals to boost our immune systems, and help us feel more peace and calm. Scientific research has confirmed…

A healthier way to eat Chocolate…

Happy International Chocolate Day! Most of us love chocolate, yet we’re often made to believe there’s not a healthier way to enjoy it. The good news is, raw chocolate really is good for you. Instead of blitzing cacao beans, the raw chocolate process uses lower temperatures, which preserves all of the lovely nutrients. Cacao is…

Christmas Chocolates

Today I am featuring my favourite chocolate truffles – the most indulgent and ethical box of chocolates for special occasions… Everyone needs a little Booja Booja now and then. Made in Norwich, in the UK, Booja Booja are are made using only the finest organic, vegan ingredients. Every one of the ingredients is sourced via…

Sensational Hot Chocolate

¬†Aduna are a social business, working with and sourcing directly from small producers in rural Africa, creating a range of super-foods, including this gorgeous Super-Cacao from West Africa. ¬†Aduna ensure that workers are paid fairly, and are provided with sustainable income streams, as well as having a safe and respectful working environment and being provided…

Ethical Advent 2017

As an ethical consumer, it can be very hard at this time of year. Subjected to all kinds of adverts and the temptation to spend mindlessly. Christmas wish lists may be a minefield of gifts you’d rather not buy, because you know the conditions under which they were made, or the materials that they are…

Random Food… Gooey Vegan Chocolate Cake at Bella Italia!

Did you know that Bella Italia have some fantastic vegan options? Well, not only do they have lovely pizza and pasta, they also have this gorgeous decadent morsel of a chocolate cake, the Morello Cioccolato… The even better news is that as well as being vegan, this cake is entirely gluten free. Happy days! It…

Recipe Book Review – Divine Vegan Desserts

You know you’ve found the perfect recipe book, when you open the pages and find yourself dribbling down your chin. No? Just me then. Oh well, I’m not ashamed. Lisa Fabry’s Divine Desserts has me doing just that, and with everything from simple poached pears and Summer pudding, to chocolate ganache and Black Forest Gateau…

Eat, Drink & Wear Chocolate!

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas and a rewarding and relaxing time with family and friends. Christmas, for us, has involved lots of tasty chocolate this year. We’ve demolished a box of Booja Booja (probably the best vegan truffles in the known universe)… We’ve also been sipping on delicious mugs full of raw…