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by 5624 · March 24, 2011 at 1:13 PM

What is your thoughts on these dark chocolate bars? They are sweetened with Coconut Coconut Palm Sugar and they have some interesting flavors and ingredients. http://www.luluschocolate.com/ (more)

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Deidre 0 · March 24, 2011 at 1:13 PM

They look delicious. I may order some as a treat. I usually have a square or two of dark chocolate a day. Keeps me going!

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by 12118 · March 01, 2011 at 2:11 AM

I love the flavor of white chocolate, especially with vanilla bean seeds, but NOT the overdone sweetness. Is there a "baker's chocolate" version of white chocolate - completely unsweetened - out there? Judging by the ingredient lists on a lot of... (more)

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Cheryl___Diabetes_Bootcamp 0 · February 28, 2011 at 9:35 PM

white chocolate IS just cocoa butter, with some sweetener added. It isn't chocolate. your other commenters offering links to raw cocoa butter are on the money. You will have to do something to it, on its own it is not always pleasant tasting. (more)

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by 1510 · February 25, 2013 at 2:27 AM

I noticed in some of the chocolate questions that a few answers mentioned people making their own chocolate to cut down on its processing. How do you that?

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gilliebean 0 · October 27, 2010 at 8:45 AM

There's a good video here for making traditional chocolate. Basically, you take cacao nibs (from roasted cacao beans that have already been fermented) and grind them up really well. Then you add something sweet to cut the bitter. Then you... (more)

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by 6832 · March 15, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I have heard conflicting opinion on whether raw cacao is safe - One quote reads: "No animal in nature will eat it unless tricked into it with milk or sugar. If you can convince an animal to eat it then it greatly shortens their life span if it... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · March 18, 2010 at 8:18 PM

I certainly don't need to be tricked into consuming raw cacao, I've got some raw beans and they're pretty tasty (as you'd expect of 100% chocolate). They certainly don't contain any super 'raw' benefits, but neither is there any reason to think it... (more)