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 Powder:
Replace low-end cocoa in any chocolaty recipe with equal proportions of high-quality cacao powder. Here are some ideas to get you going:
- Ketogenic Brownies
- Nutrient-Dense Health Hot Chocolate
- Sugar-Free Mint Chocolate Bar
- Silky Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse
- Ketogenic Chocolates
- Ketogenic Chia Seed Puddings