Cacao nibs are one of nature’s superfoods. These broken pieces of roasted cocoa beans has one of the highest levels of antioxidants in any food. You can get raw cacao nibs at your local health food store. In just a few easy steps you can add a powerhouse of antioxidants and minerals to your diet
You need:. .
Organic cacao nibs.
Agave or honey.
Add 2 or 3 tablespoons of the raw cacao nibs to your breakfast smoothie. Mix them with fruit (strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, banana, etc.) and juice and mix in your blender.
Sprinkle the nibs on cereal or yogurt. If you need a sweeter taste, add a little honey or agave.
Eat them cold. Sweeten nibs with honey or agave and freeze.
Add them to your favorite non-dairy ice cream. Try them on vanilla, coconut, strawberry, chocolate. Use your imagination and go wild!
Eat them plain. Mayans and Aztecs used chocolate without sweetener. Experience the “real” taste of chocolate.
Tips and Warnings
Eating cocoa can make you euphoric. They contain anandamide-the “Bliss” chemical.
Raw cacao nibs are full of antioxidants, potassium, zinc, magnesium, and other nutrients that are good for the heart and build overall good health.
Avoid eating dairy products with cocoa nibs. Studies have shown that dairy products disrupts the body’s absorption of antioxidants.