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Cocoa composition

Useful and medicinal properties of cocoa

The history of cocoa

Long before Columbus first set foot on the shores of the New world, the cacao tree was worshipped by the Aztecs and

Mayans. They considered him a source of divine ambrosia had been granted by the God Quetzalcoatl. The consumption of beverages from cocoa was the privilege of the nobility and priests. Cocoa Indians had little in common with modern drink. The Aztecs loved the drink is salty, not sweet and knew different ways of preparing it for fun, for medicinal or ceremonial purposes.

The Aztecs believed a simple beverage made from cocoa is a powerful aphrodisiac and tonic

The Spanish conquerors did not initially tasted of cocoa, but when they learned to cook it it is not salty, and sweet, fully appreciated the amazing “Golden beans”. When Cortez returned to Spain, the bag filled with cocoa beans, Continue reading

Prepare smoothies at home

Fashionable and new word – smoothies, called creamy whipped and mixed in a blender vegetables, berries, fruit. Smoothies are very healthy, nutritious, it contains a lot of fiber because it is composed of various ingredients. For those who want to lose weight, ideal smoothies from fruits and vegetables. But for a hearty Breakfast in smoothies add honey, milk, cream, yoghurt, nuts. To make smoothie at home is very easy, you need a blender and nothing more. You can

eat it as dessert, but the recipe vegetable smoothie will easily substitute soup or secondly, he is very hearty and delicious, but also rich in vitamins.

At home to make smoothie – firstly you only want whole, ripe and damaged fruits and vegetables, don’t eat green or overripe. Secondly – density and saturation smoothies you can make if you put the ingredients Continue reading

The influence of cocoa on the figure

Cocoa many familiar from the childhood, because his love to serve in kindergartens and schools. Remember faceted glass, beautiful color liquid, and the top… nasty film, which had to blow off to drink a sweet drink.

But it turns out that it is this feature of cocoa and appreciated in this extremely tasty beverage – air delicious foam. It is clear that the school cooks had neither the desire nor the skills to make a drink by all the rules of culinary art. But we can learn.

For a really delicious cocoa ahead, cocoa powder, sugar, water, milk and whisk (or mixer). First boil water and add in it sugar (to taste and optional) and cocoa, a good razbaltyvayas its rim. And at the end of the process add hot (!) milk, fat content preferably of 3.5%. If to do without halo, Continue reading

Prepare smoothies at home
Fashionable and new word – smoothies, called creamy whipped and mixed in a blender vegetables, berries, fruit. Smoothies are very healthy, nutritious, it contains a lot of fiber because it…

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