Cacao powder is jam packed with antioxidants to keep you feeling happy and healthy. Cacao is a dietary source of magnesium, which is important mineral for a healthy heart and the production of energy. It is also a good source of serotonin, dopamine, anandamide and phenylethylamine which are associated with a feeling of happiness and help ease depression. Chocolate gives us that positive happy feeling but also contains a lot of sugar, by swapping to raw cacao you are consuming a natural chocolate with no added sugar.
Here is a yummy and not so naughty recipe for Cacao Popcorn, it is soooo yummy and you can feel guilt free having this little treat!
10 cups of plain unsalted popped popcorn
2 tablespoons of 100% natural honey
2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
2 tablespoons of natural cacao powder (sifted)
Place the popcorn into a large bowl or baking dish lined with baking paper
Melt the butter in a saucepan
Gradually add the Cacao powder and honey till all combined and melted
Pour the mixture over the popcorn
Let the popcorn set
Serve and enjoy
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