Nicobella Lifestyle Blog

dark chocolate

  • 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
  • The warm and rich flavor of maple syrup offers several unique nutritional benefits, unlike most sweeteners which have little to no nutrient value. Maple syrup, as one of the least processed sweeteners, is recommended above others. It is a naturally occurring sweetener with a lower glycemic ind... 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
  • Chocolate has been an ancient tradition in many cultures for centuries and is often associated with love. One of the first links between chocolate and falling in love was established by the Mayans, who discovered a ritual beverage made from cocoa mixed with water, black pepper, vanilla and spices... View Post
  • Okay, guys, you better get the cinnamon turmeric spice truffles while they last. Not only are they only available for a limited time (from October through March), but I tend to take a secret stash home with each batch that we make. (Yes, like a chocolate dealer who steals from their own stash and... 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