Nicobella Lifestyle Blog

Ingredient Spotlight: Coconut!

  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, ...

Ingredient Spotlight: Ginger!

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, Vita...

Spring Truffles Are Here! And Have You Pledged for Veg Week Yet?

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 ...

Chocolate Makes Happy Babies

Does eating dark chocolate during pregnancy create a happy baby? Maybe!  Scientists in Finland questioned 300 women during pregnancy before and aft...

Have a winter cough that won’t go away? Chocolate can help!

I know you’re probably thinking we’re lying just to sell more chocolate, but I promise the science is there. Around this time of year a tingly coug...

Dark chocolate can lower cholesterol? Say What?!

We all know the news is riddled with fad diets, life changing foods, and often false information. Well I’ve got some good news and some more good n...

Chocolate Flirtation: 9 Reasons You Should Be Enchanted by Dark Chocolate

Chocolate has been an ancient tradition in many cultures for centuries and is often associated with love. One of the first links between chocolate ...

Three of Our Fave Spices for Healing: Cinnamon, Turmeric, Cayenne

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 ...

Eat Dark Chocolate, Lower Blood Pressure

Yep, it's true. Eating dark chocolate can increase circulation and lower blood pressure. Dark chocolate has even been studied during pregnancy, sho...

What Makes Chocolate Vegan?

We get this question a lot and it's a great one! We've been inundated with the notion of creamy milk chocolate for decades so why would we think t...