Peanut Butter Rochers

Who doesn't love peanut butter and chocolate?!?! It's a classic combo for good reason -- the ingredients work incredibly together. You'd be hard pressed to find a person who doesn't like it. In this recipe, we're making a silky smooth, creamy peanut butter praline, enrobing it in dark chocolate and then coating in candied coconut crumbs. Holy dreams coming true, Batman. Do yourself and those you love a favour and make these babies. Russell … [Read more...]

The Truth About Raw Chocolate

Over the past 4 years or so, I’ve gotten a lot of students in my online and live classes asking if raw chocolate is really raw. Back in the day, before we knew the whole story of how it was being produced, I’d always say that it was really raw. My source told me their product was raw and I trusted my source. As time has gone on, and the raw chocolate industry has boomed, more information has come to light on the subject. Cacao, whether … [Read more...]

Reishi Coffee Crispie Cups

As a child I LOVED rice krispie treats and rice krispies in general. They’re so light, crunchy, sweet and the rice krispies themselves are very versatile. Besides that, they talk to you when you pour milk over them. :) Now, we all know that rice krispies aren’t healthy, but something that works rather well as a substitute are buckwheaties. Simply soaking, lightly sprouting and drying buckwheat results in the same light, crunchy texture. If … [Read more...]

Popcorn Peanut Butter Brittle

In the interest of making it easy to be healthy, I bring you one of the simplest recipes on my site. If you don't feel like making chocolate from scratch, you can simply use your fav raw ( or cooked ) chocolate bar. Alternatively, try using 75% paste/mass/liquor and 25% cacao butter for a very dark, sweetener free chocolate. These little shards of brittle are really easy to bring with you to the movies, on a picnic, or to a posh dinner party. … [Read more...]

Mini Coffee Crunch Layer Cakes

This chocolate cake is as similar to cooked cake as I have managed to create thus far. It's rich, soft and much lighter than any nut based cakes I've ever made or tasted. The mocha frosting is a well loved, tried and true recipe that I have messed around with for several years now and it's like magic against the darkness of the cake. Chocolate Covered Coffee Bars add the most lovely texture to the cake without overdoing it or ruining the … [Read more...]