Posted on July 22, 2015 by nichole
What are two things that cows and elephants have in common?
♦︎They both have large bones
♦︎They only eat plants
One could concur from this that eating plants will make strong bones, but let's look into the details.
One in two women and one in four men over the age 50 will experience a broken bone due to osteoporosis [...]
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Posted on July 15, 2015 by nichole
We hope you are enjoying your summer! We wanted to share a recent chocolate experience, visiting a family-owned organic cacao farm, La Iguana Chocolate, located in Mastatal, Costa Rica.
The journey to the farm started with an hour drive on nicely paved roads followed by an hour and a half drive on a bumpy dirt road with [...]
This post was posted in chocolate, truffles, antioxidants, healthy foods, Plant-based diet, organic farming
Posted on May 30, 2015 by nichole
20% off this weekend! Use code cocoabliss to stock up. (Discount code good through Sunday, May 31st.)
Hey fellas, this is not just for the ladies. Read on to see why you can make your lady very happy with a box of dark chocolates and read why the powerful mineral, magnesium, might be good for you too.
Ladies, do you [...]
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Posted on May 25, 2015 by nichole
Starting today and over the next few weeks we are going to feature a series of some serious chocolate talks. We will dive deep into cacao and discuss its origins, varieties, ancient ceremonial rituals and, of course, the medicinal properties of chocolate.
We'd love to have you join in the conversations through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Ask questions [...]
This post was posted in Nicobella Munch, chocolate, truffles, antioxidants, healthy foods and was tagged with Chocolate, Organic, plant-based, cacao, gluten free, ceremonial ritual, food, healthy eating, medicinal foods
Posted on May 20, 2015 by nichole
If you guessed Cacao, you're right!
Cacao has been used in the Americas for thousands of years for both its medicinal properties and its mood-altering effects. The phytosterols or antioxidants, contribute, for the most part, to the medicinal qualities. The theobromine and caffeine contribute to the euphoric feeling after eating chocolate and they also have some medicinal [...]
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Posted on May 5, 2015 by nichole
We have you covered. Give mom something that is healthy, delicious and sure to make her smile!
Is your mom blissfully calm from her yoga class? Our soothing lavender and energizing mint truffles will be the perfect complement during her state of bliss.
If your mom likes dark chocolate and only dark chocolate, then pure cocoa bliss [...]
This post was posted in General, Nicobella Munch, chocolate, truffles, munch, holidays and was tagged with Organic, dark chocolate, truffles, gifts, Mother's Day, chocolates, mom, organic chocolate
Posted on April 29, 2015 by nichole
Somehow this did not get posted last week, but it's never too late for Earth Day, right? So if you missed our newsletter last week this was our little tribute to Earth Day that was on April 22nd.
TOP 10 THINGS TO DO FOR EARTH DAY
Earth Day is tomorrow and, while being kind to the planet [...]
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Posted on April 7, 2015 by nichole
Spring is an ideal time to detox, not just through diet, but a chance to detox all things that may be cluttering your style. A detox can certainly mean eating less sugar and less processed foods while adding more fresh fruits and veggies. But why stop there-take time to detox other areas that are in [...]
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Posted on March 31, 2015 by nichole
Did you know that we created our new lavender mint truffles by using whole lavender flowers and whole spearmint leaves? These two natural ingredients that come from the same plant family offer healing health benefits beyond their soothing aromas.
We all know that the soothing scent of lavender can help calm our minds, but did you know [...]
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Posted on March 17, 2015 by nichole
Did you know that our walnut truffle has more walnuts than it does chocolate? Did you know that our omega munch gives you 2,000 mg of omega 3's per bag?
We are obsessed with walnuts and for good reason. Here is why adding a handful of walnuts to your diet every day is essential to healthy living:
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