Tag: Hot Chocolate

Science Says Hot Chocolate is Healthier than Coffee.

Written by : Posted on June 28, 2016 : No Comments

Millions of Starbucks junkies can’t be wrong…can they?

Whether you brew it in your kitchen or buy it from a barista, each day in America, we drink 400 MILLION cups of coffee! Considering only 150 million Americans or 50% of the US population indulges, that’s a lot of java being brewed, poured, slung, iced, flavored, decaf, half-caf and mixed with good old cream and sugar. But did you know hot cocoa may be a much healthier choice for your morning pick-me-up than a cup of joe?

When it comes to hot chocolate vs. coffee, hot chocolate is the winner according to science!

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Frozen Hot Chocolate Popsicles: Cool Summer Treats!

Written by : Posted on May 28, 2016 : No Comments

Summer’s on the way, and that means warm nights, hot days, fun in the sun and…hot chocolate? That’s right! Just because the mercury is climbing doesn’t mean you can’t still dip into your hot chocolate from last winter and enjoy your favorite treat in the form of a hot chocolate popsicle. These cool desserts are excellent for chilling on the scorching days to come, and also make great your next party. This refreshing frozen hot chocolate treat will satisfy your chocolate cravings this summertime! In the spirit of summer fun, we have added a bonus recipe, perfect for any family gathering or reunion.

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10 Sinfully Delicious Hot Cocoa Mix Recipes

Written by : Posted on March 28, 2016 : No Comments

We have collected ten delicious hot cocoa mix recipes that each has a tasty twist. The following recipes are not to be taken lightly. You may find them so delicious; you end up drinking your weight in hot chocolate goodness. The trick to a perfect cup every time is a high-quality hot cocoa mix and whole milk (you can substitute it with soy or almond milk). So always enjoy these in moderation to keep your waistline in check!  These quick and easy one cup recipes are great to make with your children or grandchildren.

These are one cup hot cocoa mix recipes and take approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

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Hot Chocolate Inspired by Dark Chocolate, Cardamom and Orange

Written by : Posted on March 4, 2016 : No Comments

Last weekend I visited Alderbrook Resort and Spa which is situated right on the water near the south end of Hood Canal in Washington State. If you have never been to Western Washington State, we have an abundance of  beautiful green trees, waterways that are fun to explore by ferry, sailboat, motor boat, canoe and kayak and don’t forget the mountains that when they appear out of the clouds are simply gorgeous.

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#HotChocolateFest 2016 Vancouver BC

Last weekend we visited Vancouver BC for the last of their 4 week chocolate festival. It was a dark and rainy weekend which made for great weather to drink chocolate! This is the third year we’ve enjoyed this event and it’s clearly our favorite.

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How To Make Almond Milk For Your Hot Chocolate

Written by : Posted on January 16, 2016 : No Comments

Do you like to drink almond milk? It’s extremely easy to make and I’ve included a recipe for you to try. Part of the fun in making hot chocolate is to play around with the different kinds of milk one can use. A couple of friends suggested that I make almond milk and I’m glad I did!

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Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit

Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit 3Caldo Chocolate is proud to announce the grand opening of our online store. The first item is our complete Drinking Chocolate Kit!

We have assembled the essentials and are offering a complete starter set for hot chocolate lovers to enjoy the world of premium drinking chocolate. Sit back and relax with a luxurious premium mug of the purest expression of our featured drinking chocolate, Taza Chocolate Mexicano Cacao Puro, made from only two ingredients; single origin Dominican cacao and organic cane sugar.

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Chocolatier Profile: Dandelion Chocolate from San Francisco

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S'mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

S’mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

On this site, we love highlighting the talent of artisan chocolatiers around North America. Bean to bar chocolate makers are becoming more and more popular, providing even more options to you, a discerning consumer. Dandelion Chocolate is no exception.

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