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The Jaguar

The Jaguar

Lithe, beautiful, and strong these big cats are regarded as the bravest and fiercest of animals whose cautious, wise, and proud disposition made it the ruler of the animal world - move over Lion King and make room for the America’s largest feline, the Panthera Onca. The Panthera Onca, more commonly known as the jaguar, is native to South and Central America with its habitat ranging from Mexico to Argentina, and occupying eighteen countries in total. Not only does the jaguar live in wide and varied range of areas, but it also has deep cultural connections with the ancient peoples...

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Citrus Sandwich Cookies filled with Mocha Ganache

Citrus Sandwich Cookies filled with Mocha Ganache

It’s come to that point during DC summers when the sunshine and sea shores have lost their luster and I find myself craving the cooler embrace of Autumn. Crackling fires, big sweaters, hot cocoa - Autumn is the season comfort and cozyness. It’s also the season when warmer flavors begin to emerge, such as caramel, cinnamon, and coffee, and you find yourself (or at least I do) craving something baked and chocolatey. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves, Autumn may be around the corner but Summer still has his sweaty grip on DC and is unlikely to let go anytime...

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A Spark of Gold in the Rainforest Canopy

A Spark of Gold in the Rainforest Canopy

The golden lion tamarin, also known as the golden marmoset, graces the cover of our 74% Atlantic Forest dark chocolate bar from our Rainforest Collection with it’s bright golden fur and small, delicate face. And by having the small monkey appear on our packaging you can assume that, like the other animals on our packaging, this fun fact monkey is in danger of extinction. But what you can’t easily infer is just how endangered they are. These golden orange mammalians live solely in the Atlantic coastal rainforest region of Brazil, but due to the deforestation and destruction of the Brazilian...

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Pear Popsicles

Dark Chocolate Dipped Pear Popsicles

In the midst of this DC heatwave it’s hard to not crave something cold, sweet, and refreshing. Ice cream is always an option, but not always the healthiest choice. And even if you choose to tackle making ice cream yourself, you have to remember to freeze the mixing bowl a full 24 hours ahead of time. That requires a certain amount of foresight that, I’ll be honest, I do not have. What I do have is a popsicle mold, pears, and a whole-food recipe that will undoubtedly refresh and rejuvenate my heat-weary soul. Who needs foresight when you can have chocolate covered...

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