Are you a raw chocolate lover?

Are you a raw chocolate lover?

Recently I was interviewed on Blab by Steven Healey on behalf of the Wiltshire Business Club. We chatted for about half an hour about all things Elements for Life, raw chocolate and building a business.

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Why we're buzzing about our raw honey

Why we're buzzing about our raw honey

Consider for a moment the humble bee. What comes to mind? A creature that stings but not quite as scary as a wasp or something that makes honey?

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Raw Chocolate Love - Part 1 - Magnesium

Raw Chocolate Love - Part 1 - Magnesium

Cacao is one of the richest sources of magnesium of any food stuff, accompanied by a wide range of supporting characters

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Lucuma - Gold of the Incas

Lucuma - Gold of the Incas

Once known as the Gold of the Incas, lucuma is a sweet and edible fruit of the Lucuma tree. The unique flavour marries together maple, custard and caramel to give you a distinctive sweetness, which is low on the glycemic index (GI), making it a healthy choice for anyone who wants to kick their sugar consumption.

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Nuts About Coconut

Nuts About Coconut

We nuts about coconuts here at Elements for Life. It's truly is amazing, with so many uses for virtually the whole plant, it's no wonder it's often referred to by Pacific Islanders as The Tree of Life.

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Don't go naked, go raw

When we decide to change our diets often our favourite food is the first thing on our minds and the hardest to give up.

I was a dedicated dark chocolate scoffer and even convinced myself that a bar of Green and Blacks or Lindt a day with a healthy top up of dark chocolate digestives was good for me.

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The Wonders of Bees

The Wonders of Bees

Bees are great. Not only do they produce some amazingly nutritious foods that we can enjoy, but it's safe to say that without the humble bee, life on Earth would not be the same.

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Making raw chocolate is child's play

Its amazing how many people think that making chocolate is difficult, and there's no mistaking it can be, especially if you start tempering and doing fancy things. When it comes down to it, making raw chocolate is easy, dead easy.

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raw chocolate hearts

For the Love of Chocolate

Something a little different for you all, a guest blog by Lisa Attias who loves to talk about food @lisa_attias

Oh Chocolate, how do I love thee - let me count the ways (with the help of a few friends!)

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raw cacao beans

5 Reasons Why Raw Chocolate Is Healthy

One of the things we love to do, is inform people that chocolate, or more specifically raw chocolate is good for them and then seeing their reactions. More often than not it goes along the lines of "Yeah right, if only!" or "Oh I should be so lucky!"

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making raw chocolate

To temper or not to temper, that is the question

When making conventional chocolate, it is usual to carry out a process called tempering. This is essentially a process of heating then cooling your liquid chocolate, which changes the structure and properties of the finished product.

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