Holiday Cookies: Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues

By Kim Laidlaw & Wendy Goodfriend | December 13, 2015 Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues (Wendy Goodfriend) Looking for a gluten-free cookie option this holiday? Trying to find a way to use up some of those extra egg whites you have? Or do you just love a good meringue? Light and airy, crispy-chewy, and with two kinds of chocolate—both cocoa and finely chopped bittersweet chocolate—no one will think these cookies are any less …

The best sugary drinks alternatives and how chocolate milk is better than sports drinks

By Jane Symons for MailOnline | October 8, 2015 Trying to give up sugary drinks? Experts reveal the best alternatives – and why chocolate milk is better than a sports drink Drinking two sugary drinks a day increases heart attack risk by 35% Here, experts recommend swapping cola for healthier drinks like milk Beetroot juice lowers blood pressure and help increase muscles’ efficiency Olive leaf infusion contains anti-oxidants which lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol Downing two …

A Guide to Italian Coffee – The Back Beat | Backroads Blog | The Back Beat | Backroads Blog

… coffee always comes with a small ceramic plate and a silver spoon. Caffé Americano: We don’t have standard American drip coffee in Italy. Instead there’s something called caffè Americano, but it’s rare to find places with that kind of coffee machine. You can try to ask for one, but it’s possible the barman will look at you like you came from the moon. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: A Guide to Italian Coffee – The Back Beat | Backroads Blog | …

DARK CHOCOLATE can increase attention span and alertness | Daily Mail Online

By Madlen Davies for MailOnLine | May 11, 2015 Forget coffee – DARK CHOCOLATE can help you beat the afternoon slump: Snack found to increase attention span and alertness Study: Dark chocolate with 60% cacao boosts attention and alertness Researchers developed a new recipe of dark chocolate to boost energy They say only dark chocolate, with a high cacao content, will give the boost in alertness and attention – and not milk chocolate bars People were given 1g of chocolate per kg of …

Scientists develop chocolate that is so packed with antioxidants it claims to make you look YOUNGER  | Daily Mail Online

By Bianca London for MailOnLine | May 8, 2015 Is this good to be true? Scientists develop chocolate that is so packed with antioxidants it claims to make you look younger in just THREE WEEKS Scientists at Cambridge Chocolate Technology have developed Esthechoc Dark chocolate claims to promote healthy, smooth and luminous skin Contains 70 per cent cocoa and two strong antioxidants Trials on 3,000 women showed eating it for three weeks brought their skin back to a level typical of people aged …