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...]

Raw Strawberry Almond Granola Bars

As a child, I loved granola bars, especially the ones with the chocolate coating. I'd eat the chocolate coating and then the rest of the bar was, like, second best...no shocker as to why I became a chocolatier! :) But these bars themselves are so amazing that you don't even need the chocolate... however, let's be honest in saying everything benefits from chocolate. These bars use a couple of past recipes I shared with you, the Maple Oat … [Read more...]

Sweet & Salty Trail Mix

I find that trail mix is one of those things that generally tends to miss the mark somehow when you buy it in the shops. The dried fruit usually it too much raisin and not enough cool stuff, not to mention the dried fruits will have been treated with something to keep them soft and sweetened with gross sugars. The nuts are never in the balance that I like... Maybe I am being high maintenance here, but I can be, seeing as I am a chef. I feel like … [Read more...]