As we round the calendar into November there is one date that will refuse to go unnoticed: October 31. Children of all ages -- even adults -- parade about in costume chatting with strangers like friends and approaching homes as though they had just visited yesterday. Humans get it. Dogs often don't.
We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free.
Death and chocolate share a long history.
This is fun for kids, great for dentists, and downright fantastic for the Mars family. But before you head over to the store to buy this year's bowl of treats, you need to be made aware of a really scary, but not widely recognized, fact.
When you're in another country even the mundane, like using the metro, can become an exciting new experience. Of course, in a city as magical as B...
Enjoy that chocolate this Halloween because in the next five years, we could be facing a major shortage. Cocoa farmers, who grow all of the cocoa beans for the world's chocolate, aren't paid fairly and are ditching the crop. Global cocoa production has actually declined since 2011.
Christopher Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to have contact with cocoa beans.
Whole grains and dark chocolate meet in one delicious cookie.
As the months passed, I thought about serendipity. I paid attention to moments that were surprising and delightful -- finding the perfect T-shirt on sale, getting a tip on a story, making a new friend at a meeting -- and I tried to notice what state I was in when serendipitous things happened.
I'm a huge fan of Dr. Christiane Northrup's, and what she recently said about the dichotomy of pain and pleasure on this planet truly hit home. Whil...
A recent study has actually shown some means by which chocolate may actually lead to fat loss -- particularly by suppressing your appetite, increased meal satiety, and decreasing cravings for sweet things in general.
Sometimes we want the bitterness of chocolate to be lightened up by silky creaminess.
Think of the bean-to-bar movement as being in the early stages of the craft beer movement. In fact, many are referring to it as craft chocolate.
It's super-easy and the perfect treat to get you through this late-August heat.
There's no flour, so you just need to make sure your mix-ins are certified gluten-free and you're set!
Sometime in the not-so-distant past, "to die for," became a populist, foodie locution, an in-the-know way to express extreme pleasure. But great food and stellar ingredients are, in my book, "to live for."