Cacao offers many nutritional and life-enhancing benefits
Loaded with antioxidants (40 times the amount as blueberries), iron (the highest plant-based source of iron), magnesium, calcium, and selenium the fermented seed of the cacao fruit pod is a like a mini multivitamin. Cacao can also provide a boost in energy and has been known to elevate mood and relieve depression.
Cacao products are great sources of healthy fats and may mildly suppress appetite due to the function of MAO inhibitors.
How to use Cacao Paste:
Replace low-end bakers chocolate in any chocolaty recipe with equal proportions of high-quality cacao paste. Here are some ideas to get you going:
- Ketogenic Brownies
- Ketogenic Cocolate Chip Cookies
- Chocolate Walnut Ketogenic Fudge
- Energizing Maca Chocolates
- Dairy-Free Thin Mint Chocolate Pudding