Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from? How Dr. Bronner’s yummy Magic All-One Chocolate is made? Rich, dark, wonderfully delicious chocolate, with its magical, mystical tastes and alchemical effects? Well, let me share a few chocolate making secrets with you… Food of the Gods The cocoa plant was given the scientific name Theobroma Cacao by Linnaeus—Theobroma means “food of the gods” in Greek,
Can I be a connoisseur? Why should I be? Your first question might be: can I become a chocolate connoisseur? The answer is definitely yes—everyone can be a connoisseur! Everyone has a palate and their own taste preferences. Tasting like a connoisseur is simply about developing a vocabulary to describe the flavors that you taste and the aromas that you smell.
Magic All-One Chocolate! Click here to learn about all 6 flavors – what they taste like and where to buy them The following post is an abridged excerpt from my book Honor Thy Label: Dr. Bronner’s Unconventional Journey to a Clean, Green, and Ethical Supply Chain. On my first drive to Asuom, Ghana in late 2006,
Coconut oil usage guides can sound like a high stakes auction. 20 uses! 29 uses! 77 uses! 101 uses! I didn’t try to count mine. I’ve incorporated coconut oil into so many of my kitchen and personal care routines, and I’m always learning more. Every use on this list below are ones I use myself or have seen used successfully.
Coconut Oil: The Key to Vegan Baking Baking is so connected in many people’s minds with eggs and butter, that it’s hard to imagine how a delicious, moist cake can be made without. I’m here to tell you it can be done! I’ve made both vegan and non-vegan versions of this cake, and everybody agrees—they are both delicious.
This Coconut Mango Ceviche is a staff favorite—summer is in full swing, so it seems fitting to share this beloved recipe! At the heart of this dish is a special alchemy that happens when you marinate young coconut meat with kombu overnight. Unfamiliar with these ingredients? No worries, we’ll explain everything step by step so you can master the techniques.
Finding the Balance If you’re a hiker or camper, then you likely already have a love affair with trail mix. It’s easy to carry and it provides both fast-acting and long-lasting energy right when you need it. If you’re like us, you’re as likely to consume handfuls of the stuff in the course of a regular workday as you are out on the trail.
A Hearty, Filling Salad We love salads that are hearty enough to serve as a main course—salads that provide complete and balanced nutrition—salads that can satisfy a whole family! Though this All-One Roasted Beet Salad can always be served as part of a larger meal, it has everything it needs to stand on its own. A good salad is a mix of textures and flavors.
Here’s how to make really great popcorn No matter if you’ve got a sweet tooth, or you’re a spice hound, an adventurist, or a purist, there’s a popcorn flavor waiting to meet your personal style. And though there are lots of varieties available on the store shelf, making your own fresh popcorn lets you take charge of the ingredients from start to finish,
Who knew that buddha bowls could be so simple to make? Although they usually require a couple micro-recipes to create, using clean ingredients from the start maximizes flavor, meaning each element can be made with ease. Here, a base of warm quinoa is drizzled with a decadent garlic “butter” (made dairy-free with coconut oil!), and topped with beans,