- — Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic, Vegan
- — Non-Dutched, Unsweetened
- — Low in Cholesterol and Sodium
- — Good source of Protein, Potassium, Zinc, Dietary Fiber
- — Loaded with Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, and Manganese
- — Suitable for Sirtfood diet
Organic Cocoa Powder from Food To Live is a product you enjoy with your family. It helps you create incredible desserts and delicious sauces. Our Organic Cocoa is grown and processed using the most advanced tools to ensure it’s safe and 100% free from toxic contaminants. Unsweetened organic cocoa used to make tasty and healthy drinks. Unlike Starbucks cocoa, which is laden with sugar and extra calories, you can use this powder to create your hot beverage that can be vegan and low-fat. Cocoa powder is naturally vegan and gluten-free so that you can include it in any diet. However, cocoa mixes can be different, so it’s always best to buy a natural product. Even cocoa butter is dairy-free and can be used as a substitute in many recipes. Remember, organic cocoa contains a tiny amount of caffeine. It’s nowhere near as stimulating as coffee or even tea, but it can help clear your mind a bit when you are feeling tired.
Organic Cocoa Powder Vs. Cacao Powder
Cocoa powder is a little different from cacao powder because it’s processed differently. Cacao is made from raw, minimally processed cocoa beans and therefore retains almost all nutrients they contain. However, this results in a very bitter taste and reduced shelf life. The organic cocoa powder heated during the processing, which reduces the nutritional value a little. However, this process improves the taste and ensures that the product stores for months.
Nutritional Value of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Cocoa powder isn’t fattening if eaten in moderation. It contains a significant amount of fiber and a relatively high dose of easily-digestible proteins. It also gives you a small boost of many nutrients. Organic cocoa powder doesn’t contain many vitamins; only those of the B group are present in significant amounts. However, it’s very rich in essential minerals, especially: Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Zinc, Phosphorus.
How to Use and Store Organic Cocoa Powder
Enjoy Food To Live Organic Cocoa, making both sour and sweet dishes. Its most popular uses are smoothies, desserts, and baked goods. However, you can also find exotic recipes of cocoa sauces, curries, and chili. Adding a spoonful of unsweetened cocoa to your protein shake will boost its nutritional value and taste. You can also use this product to enhance any fruit smoothie or your morning cereal. Making delicious vegan chocolate is impossible without cocoa powder. Homemade cosmetics is another excellent way to put your cocoa powder to use. For example, cocoa butter is an excellent moisturizer for dehydrated skin. However, cocoa powder has a brightening and anti-inflammatory effect, so it goes best in masks and scrubs. Food To Live Organic Cocoa Powder should be stored in an airtight container in a cool and dry place. Please keep it in the fridge to maximize shelf life.