Cocao Archives - The Chocolate Therapist Blog Posts

Crio Bru Maracaibo

Posted September 25, 2014

Flowing serenely into the Caribbean Sea, Lake Maracaibo is encircled by the rarest, heritage cocoa trees from which Venezuelan growers produce the world’s most sought after Criollo and Carenero cocoa beans prized for their superb, rich flavors. This Crio Brü is a luxurious, full-bodied brewed cocoa with sweet flavor notes […]

Categories: Cocao, Gourmet Coffee, Littleton Colorado

Mother’s Day Delights!

Posted April 28, 2014

So many chocolate treats to choose for your Mother’s Day gift!  We have Chocolate Rub Sugar Scrub, Chocolate Fudge Soap, Coffee Bar Soap, Peppermint Lip Balm, Cocoa Absolute Lip Balm, a variety of cocoa teas from The Republic of Tea, Zen Mama books by Betsy McKee Henry, and of course […]

Categories: Bath and Body, Caramels, Chocolate, Chocolate Gifts, Chocolate Patties, Chocolate Rx, Cocao, Cocoa Butter, Colorado, Gluten-Free, Holiday Chocolate, Littleton Colorado, Soaps, Sugar Scrub

Chocolate Fudge Soap

Posted April 10, 2014

Categories: Cocao, Colorado, Littleton Colorado

Artisan Bath & Body Line

Posted March 19, 2014

The Chocolate Therapist is proud to introduce a “True Artisan” Bath & Body line made by hand, in small batches. Each batch is delicately blended with all-natural ingredients and sculpted to perfection. We use pure, organic essential oil blends, as well as raw, sustainable ingredients from all over the world. In addition, our […]

Categories: Chocolate Gifts, Chocolate Recipe, Cocao, Colorado, Historic Downtown Littleton, Holiday Chocolate, Littleton, Littleton Colorado

Hazelnut Cocao Nib Granola

Posted January 9, 2014

Hazelnut Cocao Nib Granola – Recipe from YOGAJOURNAL 3 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds 1/2 cup raw walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 3/4 cup […]

Categories: Chocolate, Chocolate Recipe, Cocao, Health Benefits of Chocolate

Bellagio Hot Cocoa & You

Posted December 18, 2013

Need a winter treat?  Bring your kid in for a nice cup of hot cocoa after school!

Categories: Chocolate, Cocao, Historic Downtown Littleton, Hot Chocolate, Littleton, Littleton Colorado

Chocolate Grows on Trees!

Posted December 11, 2013

Chocolate is made from the ground seeds of a fruit tree called the Theobroma Cacao. These trees require high heat and humidity in order to grow, and are consequently only found in the narrow band that stretches 20 degrees north and south of the equator. They reach an average height […]

Categories: Chocolate Rx, Cocao

Cocao Nibs & Beans

Posted November 20, 2013

  As you have no doubt heard, unprocessed cocoa has tremendous health benefits. Antioxidants and healthy phytonutrients are abundant in cocao beans. Raw beans or nibs may be an acquired taste. They have a nutty, bitter chocolate flavor.  A great way to introduce raw cacao beans into your diet is […]

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