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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
  • The saying of “not judging a book by its cover” surely applies to this peculiar looking root!! Ginger is a mysterious source of dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. Ginger also contains several inflammation fighting antioxidants such as gingerols, be... View Post
  • Have you pledged to Go Veg? There are 52 weeks in the year so why not try eating entirely plant-based for just one week out of the year? VegWeek is a nationwide campaign that empowers thousands of people to pledge to choose plant-based foods for at least seven days. It's a great way to discover... View Post
  • Does eating dark chocolate during pregnancy create a happy baby? Maybe!  Scientists in Finland questioned 300 women during pregnancy before and after birth. The women were asked to rate their stress levels and the amount of chocolate they ate. The same women were then questioned six months later ... View Post
  • Who doesn't love a DIY cacao facial scrub! It's a scrub that is good enough to eat. Had a bunch of cacao beans on hand and ran out of exfoliant so it was time to make a DIY super charged antioxidant cacao scrub. ....................................... Ingredients 1/3 c cacao beans or 1/... View Post