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Cocoa Beans - Cuba
Cocoa Beans - Cuba

Cocoa Beans - Cuba

Regular price €4,50 €15,00 Unit price per
Tax included.

  Taste

Wood, rum, tobacco, sugar cane and cream.

  Consumption

It is advisable to roast cocoa beans for 15 minutes at 130 degrees. Roasting cocoa beans will reveal a chocolate aroma and make them easier to peel.

  • Healthy snack (cocoa bean + date)
  • Cocoa beans are great for seasoning salads
  • Blend in green or fruit smoothies (cocoa beans give crispness and chocolate aroma)
  • Pour on porridge (oatmeal + cocoa beans + banana + nut butter)
  • Decorate cakes, pies or healthy snacks (dried fruit + cocoa beans)

   Benefits of Cocoa Beans

  •  A source of antioxidants - protects the body from aging
  • The proteins and fatty acids in cocoa help regulate cholesterol
  • Activates blood circulation and brain activity
  • Promotes the production of endorphins (happiness hormones), thus helping to reduce stress and depression

Read more about cocoa beans:
- How is cocoa produced?
- RECIPE: chocolate banana bread
- RECIPES: healthy cocoa energy balls

Country                                        Ingredients

Cuba                        100% cocoa beans

 

Nutritional value of 100g

energy value 2140 Kj / 521 kcal
fat 42.6g
of which saturated fatty acids 25.6 g
carbohydrates  1.3 g
of which sugars 1.3 g
fibrous materials 38.6 g
protein 13.7 g
salts 0.1 g