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  • The versatile flower with all the plant based power, Lavender can do it all. From natural oils to beautiful bouquets, lavender has shown that it is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also beneficial for our health!   Lavender oil has both antibacterial as well as anti-inflammatory capabilities... View Post
  • Think you have to sit out of all the festivities today? Think again! Plant based chocolate milk is delicious AND nutritious! Our hot cocoa mix blends perfectly when mixed with your favorite plant based milk to give you that rich chocolate-y you are craving!  Did you know that cacao powder is pac... View Post
  • Ingredient Spotlight: Green Tea

    Want to know why green tea and dark chocolate are a ‘matcha’ made in heaven? The antioxidant content of course! Not to mention the perfectly paired flavor. Both of these reasons are why we created the Ginger Green Tea Truffle!   But why all the talk about antioxidants? They are nature’s top def... View Post
  •   Coconut has gotten a lot of publicity lately, whether it be from its oil form or water. This tropical food can be classified as a fruit, a nut, and a seed. Coconut is packed with options, as it can be eaten in various ways.        Coconut meat can be eaten raw or dried, and is a great source o... View Post
  • Yep, it's true. Eating dark chocolate can increase circulation and lower blood pressure. Dark chocolate has even been studied during pregnancy, showing that expecting women who ate dark chocolate during pregnancy had a lower incidence of high blood pressure, which equates to a healthier pregnancy... View Post
  • We hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving with family and friends. Now it's time to start the holiday shopping! Today through Monday, November 28, receive $5, $10 or $20 off your chocolate purchase using the discount codes below. Discount codes end Monday, November 28 11pm ET.NEW! Nicobella Gift Boxes are... View Post
  • Nicobella Sunday Scoop!

    Here is what we've been reading over the past week! News in plant-based nutrition, animal welfare, the environment, yoga and inspiration... Plant-Based Nutrition Feeling Down? Nibble on this Superfood Is the GMO Labeling Battle Almost Over? Nosh on this: Gluten-free shopping and restaurant up... View Post
  • This delicious dish is perfect for a chilly weekend when you want to snuggle up on the couch inside and watch a good movie. The Mayan inspired ancho chili and cocoa powder creates a unique flavor unlike any other three bean chili you've tried. Plus it's super simple to make (simple yet healthy is... View Post