You've seen cacao nibs, maybe even smelled their delicious, chocolate-y scent, but do you know how to use them? Let's quickly answer the question: what are cacao nibs? Cacao nibs are simple unprocessed cacao beans that have been peeled and roughly chopped. They have a bitter chocolate flavor and a lovely crunch. While they can't act as a replacement for chocolate chips (due to their bitter flavor), they do work in many of the same foods that include chocolate chips -- like muffins, cupcakes, granola, cookies, and brownies. Because of unethical practices throughout the chocolate industry, including child slave labor, it's important to use high-quality cacao nibs from a trustworthy source. Sorich Organics cocoa Nibs are Fair Trade certified. They come from beans raised organically without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or chemicals. Cacao nibs work very well when matched with sweet ingredients. This balances their bitter flavor and makes them truly enjoyable. Here are a few ways to use and enjoy cacao nibs:
There are several ways you can consume these healthy seeds. To ensure that your body can absorb all the nutrients, you should soak or grind them, before consumption.
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