Cacao powder is made by finely grounding cacao beans. It is an excellent source of monounsaturated fats, cholesterol-free saturated fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber, natural carbohydrates, and protein. But like with all the other foods, use it in moderation.
Cacao butter is white in color and has a rich, buttery texture that resembles white chocolate in taste and appearance. Also great to make raw desserts with.
Cacao nibs are cacao beans that have been chopped up into edible pieces, much like chocolate chips, without the added sugars and fats. They contain all the fiber, fat, and nutrients that the cacao bean does.
Dark chocolate – Our favorite treat for a better mood. Occasionally we use it in desserts.
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