Sunday, October 23, 2016

Cocoa Cravings Banana Drinking Chocolate for this Autumn

                     Cocoa Cravings Banana Drinking Chocolate combines all the healthy and delicious tastes of bananas, tasty strawberries, and indulgent vanilla. Winter blues? Cheer up because Banana Drinking Chocolate is delicious hot, too! Just try using hot water, milk or milk substitute.

Our Banana drinking chocolate includes among many other certified organic ingredients, the finest Cocoa Powder*, Vegan, Chocolate* (Cocoa*, Soy Lecithin*, Evaporated Cane Juice* and Stevia*), Banana Powder*, Strawberry Powder*, Vanilla Liquid and a trademark Ayurvedic Spice Blend* (a proprietary spice blend). You got to try it, for it's unforgettable lingering taste, which will leave you reaching for more.

Why not try this tempting insanely good banana drinking chocolate recipe then?

2 heaped tablespoons Cocoa Cravings Banana Drinking Chocolate mix
1/2 of a small ripe banana sliced
1 tall cup fat-free milk boiled
1 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup crushed ice or 5 to 8 ice cubes
Low calorie sweetener (optional)

In a tall glass, combine cocoa mix, half of the hot milk, chocolate chips, and sweetener. Add 1/4 cup very hot water and blended banana and stir until ingredients have dissolved. Top glass with remaining milk, stirring continuously.
          Now sit back and enjoy!

Thursday, October 6, 2016

PICANTE Hot Cocoa - Zesty enough for the Season!

It's that time of the year when pumpkin pies and drinking chocolates are enjoyed in almost every household.
Our drinking chocolate- Pumpkin Pie is a spice mixture typically comprised of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves, pumpkin pie is a must have for the holiday season during fall and winter. Just the right amount of pumpkin pie flavor to satisfy and delightfully rich cocoa with coconut sugar — what else do you need

A cup of hot dark chocolate can actually PREVENT diabetes

Forget everything you've been told about hot chocolate being an indulgence: a cup before bedtime could fend off diabetes, a study has found.  Dark chocolate is rich in flavanols, plant chemicals that boost blood flow by widening vessels. Cocoa powder also reduces amounts of harmful liver fats called triglycerides by about a third. It has been used in a medicinal capacity for more than two thousand years. The Mayans and Aztecs civilizations were convinced it relieved a host of ailments including fever, heart pain and bowel complaints.

Now here is a recipe for you to try this one of a kind PICANTE HOT COCOA

1 1/2 cups boiling water

1 tbsp white sugar (optional)
1 pinch salt
4 1/2 cups milk

Mix the sugar, salt, 2  ounces of the PICANTE HOT COCOA  into the water and part of the milk in a tall drinking mug. 

When the chocolate powder dissolves gradually the remaining milk stirring continuously. Now top with the balance 1 ounce PICANTE HOT COCOA and stir in to form a dark rich hot chocolate drink.

Happy drinking! 

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Cocoa & Chocolate Hot or Cold– a must have for the season!

Cocoa & Chocolate Hot or Cold– a must have for the season!

We are right at the onset of  the “Chocolate Season” kicking  off before Halloween, taking in Christmas, Valentine's and Mother's days ending just after Easter (give or take a bit of abstention for Lent). The uses and benefits of cocoa powder are limitless, make your own chocolates at home, stir up a nice hot chocolate drink, flavor your brownies and  cookies, etc.

Our extra dark cocoa powder does not contain preservatives, hydrogenated fats, animal fat, cholesterol or gluten. This Cocoa is processed with low heat. A must have for this season, our cocoa powder is deep reddish brown in color and is universally known as the finest imported cocoa powder.

Benefits  of cocoa powder
Just 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder contains 3 to 9 percent of the recommended daily intake of iron, manganese, magnesium and zinc. In addition to carrying oxygen, iron helps make red blood cells and is essential for your immune system.

Besides the  above possible health benefits of cocoa powder, UMIM says that cocoa may lower LDL cholesterol, reduce the risk of blood clots, increase blood flow to the arteries, lower high blood pressure, boost cognitive performance and provide essential minerals such as calcium and potassium    
Try this easy hot cocoa drink recipe
Milk    1 cup

Hot Chocolate: Pumpkin Pie powder2 heaped tablespoons

Cream 1 tablespoon
Sugar cubes optional

Heat milk in a saucepan.
Blend in cocoa powder and cream.
Stir up and top with sugar cubes.

Enjoy hot or ice cold - either way your daily dose of Anti oxidants are guaranteed !