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November 29 is National Chocolates Day

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Chocolates:

  1. Chocolate comes from the Aztec word “xocolatl” which means “bitter water”.
  2. Switzerland is one of the top countries for chocolate consumption. The Swiss consume about 22 lbs of chocolate, per person, per year.
  3. Cocoa beans were used as currency by the Mayan and Aztec cultures. Perhaps this is where they saying “Money grows on trees” came from.
  4. Allowing chocolate to melt in your mouth produces the same or even stronger reactions as passionately kissing.
  5. Most cocoa comes from West Africa.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1627 John Ray (Wray) was born. A leading 17th century English naturalist and botanist. He contributed to the advancement of taxonomy, and established the species as the basic unit of taxonomy.
  • 1968 The Who release ‘The Who Sell Out.’ One of my favorite Who albums, with commercials for some real and…

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Pom-Berry Pear Juice + PERF Skincare Review

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pomegranate and berry juice // food to glowThe biggest food holiday in the US has been and gone, bar the leftovers. Are you still full?

Even with the best will in the world, and the healthiest food on the table, most Americans will have overindulged. I think it is in the American psyche to over-do it at Thanksgiving. You might have popped kale in every dish, and cut back on the sugar in the pumpkin pie, but unless you served it on side plates, chances are the waistband is at least a little snug. Am I right?

As has become a tradition with me {er, the second time I’ve done this}, the day after the night before is all about juice. We won’t be celebrating in our house until Sunday, but you can bet I’ll be slugging this back come Monday morning.

I am loving my new Optimum 600 Slow Juicer from Froothie, so even if Sunday was just an ordinary…

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Smoky Cashew Cheese

I have got to try this recipe

Just for our Health

This recipe is full of cheesy-like ingredients, cashew nuts and nutritional yeast.
With the addition of a few other ingredients it tastes like a smoked spreadable cheese. Enjoy on crackers at your next party, or serve as an appetizer this Christmas.

Smoky-Cashew-Cheese

Ingredients:
1 cup raw cashews, soaked overnight
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 cup nutritional yeast
1 tbsp Tahini
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp liquid smoke
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Water for soaking cashews

Directions:
Place the cashews in a 2 cup measure, cover the nuts with water and let soak overnight; drain and rinse in the morning.

To a food processor add the drained cashews, salt, nutritional yeast, tahini, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, liquid smoke, and Dijon mustard. Process the cashew mixture until it’s smooth and doughy.

Place the cashew cheese mixture in small bowl or ramekin, press and smooth…

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Top Foods To Buy Organic | BlackDoctor | Page 2

Top Foods To Buy Organic | BlackDoctor | Page 2.

I thought you might like this app I am using called BerryCart. It’s a cash-back mobile rebate app that basically gives you money back when you buy healthy foods that are organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, etc.

Here’s the link you can click on to create an account and give it a try: https://www.berrycart.com/rf/eUoD09Pq