Healthy Homemade Dark Chocolate That Will Melt In Your Mouth
One of the things people struggle with when trying to lose weight is giving up sweets which you won’t have to do with this healthy homemade dark chocolate recipe. Sugar, especially refined, can cause rapid rising in blood sugar that raises your risk of diabetes and pose as large a health problem as dietary fats and cholesterol. At the same time they taste so good the temptation can be overwhelming. If you’ve been reading this blog you know I believe everything I’m moderation. Trying to eat perfectly and cutting out all the things you love (including junk food) will lead to failure in your weight loss journey for most people.
The most important thing to learn is there are plenty of healthier choices you can make, literally.
Not just in your mind but in your kitchen. You will find by making the choice to cut out sugar or at least cut it down to under 50 grams a day, you will not only get start shedding body fat but you will more than likely feel better with less mood swings from having the crazy blood sugar spikes. This simple but tasty healthy homemade dark chocolate can be made in less than 10 minutes. This is just the base recipe written by Linda (LMT). The possibilities of add-ons are endless! Add spice, nuts, whatever you desire as long as it does not contain sugar, otherwise, what’s the point?
“Homemade chocolate that melts in your mouth. Made without artificial ingredients or waxes, this wholesome treat is ideal for the health conscious individual who enjoys an indulgent treat. Sweetness can be tweaked to taste, and add-in ingredients and combinations are endless. Enjoy!”
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup cocoa powder
3 tablespoons honey or organic maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla extract into melted oil until well blended. Pour mixture into a candy mold or pliable tray. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
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