November 7th is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day. Its true! It really has its own holiday. You just can’t make this stuff up
A little info on two of our favorite ingredients…
Bittersweet chocolate is essentially a mixture of chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, and sometimes vanilla. It is a sweetened form of dark chocolate void of milk in any form. Health studies have proven that small quantities can be benefical to your health. Due to its high cocoa content, dark chocolate is a good source of certain flavonoids — namely epicatechin and gallic acid — that may be protect the heart.
Almonds are known to have health benefits including relief from constipation, respiratory disorders, cough, hear disorders, anemia, impotency, and diabetes. It also helps in hair care, skin care, and dental care.
Craving something sweet? With so many health benefits of Bittersweet Chocolate and Almonds make sure to treat yourself to some of Heidi’s Heavenly Cookies favorites!
Some of our favorite gourmet treats include our delicious English Toffee Candy.
Also our Heavenly Toffee Dust is the perfect addition to ice cream, cakes, cookies, and hot cocoa.