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Chocolate Will Save Your Life!

Well, that may be a little bit of a reach, but more and more scientific evidence is revealing that raw cacao beans are a boon of nutrition!  We’ve posted before about the healthier chocolate bars there are to eat that still taste really yummy while providing their goodness.  But if you’re ready to get serious about getting the most you can that’s when you turn to raw cacao.  Cacao beans are the source of all chocolatey goodness, but if you consume them without processing or added sugars then you are tapping into major physical benefits (plus they still taste good). Read more…

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Thirstea Cafe in NYC Rocks!…or Bubbles

Yesterday I (meaning Melissa, the tea-obsessed one, remember?)  had the pleasure of trying bubble tea in a wonderful little spot known as Thirstea Cafe.  This cafe is a must!  Nestled in the East Village Thirstea has a zen-like interior that is simple and clean, making it a perfect set up for the many teas they have stocked to seem like they are ready to jump off the shelves…and leap into your bags. My man wanted to do something nice for our anniversary and found a google offer for Thirstea.  You might be thinking that this all well and good for Read more…

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Why Mel is Obsessed with Green Tea

Summer is almost over, and before we know it winter will be on its way. So along with the cold weather, instead of ordering a hot chocolate—try replacing some of those hot comfort beverages with a nice mug of green tea every once in a while. There are so many benefits! Sipping green tea has been a healthy habit of the Chinese culture for thousands of years. The amazing thing is that modern science has proven what the Chinese knew all along. It is packed with flavonoids, which are compounds that help prevent cancer!  Green tea has been shown to Read more…

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