So, you think you’re a chocoholic? You’re not the only one. From the fifteenth century to the modern day, the rich and famous have expounded the virtues of the cocoa bean.
Now there is a way to eat chocolate without the guilt. Healthy chocolate. Really. It’s a fruit. A superfood. If only it wasn’t heated, alkalized, dutched and paired with so much sugar and saturated fats. Discover how you can have chocolate be as healthy as a 1/2 pound of spinach and still taste delicious! Imagine eating chocolate and your doctor praising you on eating your recommended daily allowance of antioxidants!
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.
Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump
‘Twill make Old Women Young and Fresh; Create New Motions of the Flesh. And cause them long for you know what, If they but taste of chocolate.
James Wadworth from “A History of the Nature and Quality of Chocolate”
“There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with Chocolate”
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of the pieces!
A true chocolate lover finds ways to accommodate his passion and make it work with his lifestyle. One key, not just to keeping weight down and staying guilt-free, but also to keeping taste buds sharp (essential for the professionals who evaluate new products as well as judge recipes), Is being discriminating.”
Julie Davis of the Los Angeles Times, 10/30/85
All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!
Lucy Van Pelt (in Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz)
“There are four basic food groups, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles”
“Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power! It is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.”
Baron Justus von Liebig, German chemist (1803-1873)
“What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Never mind about 1066 William the Conqueror, 1087 William the Second. Such things are not going to affect one’s life, but 1932 the Mars Bar and 1936 Maltesers and 1937 the Kit Kat, these dates are milestones in history and should be seared into the memory of every child in the country.”
“The divine drink, which builds up resistance and fights fatigue. A cup of this precious drink (cacao) permits a man to walk for a whole day without food.”
Montezuma – Aztec Emperor (c. 1480-1520)
“This guy found a bottle on the ocean, and he opened it and out popped a genie, and he gave him three wishes. The guy wished for a million dollars, and poof! There was a million dollars. Then he wished for a convertible, and poof! There was a convertible. And then, he wished he could be irresistible to all women – poof! He turned into a box of chocolates.”