Wednesday, May 7, 2014

For the Love of Chocolate!

Dairy products (except butter) are completely out of my diet, and sugar has taken a significant hike. Morning coffee has transitioned to morning tea, and there is nary a sign of sweets in the house. Oh, chocolate, thou art missed!

Thankfully, I found this recipe on Sally's Baking Addiction. It was so easy to throw together! Here's the version I went with:

1/2 cup cocoa powder, overflowing 
4 T melted coconut oil
1/4 c honey

-Mix honey and coconut oil well
-Add cocoa powder, stir until mixed thoroughly 
-Place parchment paper in a smallish container
-Spread chocolate onto parchment paper
-Freeze about 30 minutes, store in refrigerator 

Using honey as the sweetener gives the chocolate a smooth consistency, as well as a hint of elasticity. 

If you are a fellow coconut hater, don't fret! There's a slight coconut taste with the first bite, but from there on it seems to diminish. Perhaps oil pulling has softened my heart to coconut flavor a tad. Either way, if you're looking for a dairy and sugar free chocolate, the downside of the slight coconut flavor pales in comparison to the delight of the chocolate indulgence. 


  1. My most favorite chocolate recipe ever! So yummy and healthy! Have you tried putting hemp seed in it? It gives it a crunchy and nutty flavor. (this is Sharon Thomas :) )

  2. Thanks for the tip, Sharon!! I'll have to give that a try :)