Does Chocolate Expire?

we provide some recipes to do with expired chocolates

We all know that all too often we buy food that doesn’t get eaten before the “best before” date, and that food sadly ends up in the bin. It’s a shame! And it’s bordering on tragedy when chocolate suffers that same fate. But does chocolate actually expire? What if you come across a bar of forgotten about chocolate in the … Read More

Is Chocolate Gluten-free?

If you are looking for gluten-free chocolate, make sure to check out the ingredient.

There is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation when it comes to gluten-free living. The term “gluten-free” can cause eyes to roll and it has taken on a bit of tarnish, and that’s not really fair. There are many people out there with an intolerance to gluten, in some cases, it is very severe. And more information is coming out … Read More

Does Easter Egg Chocolate Taste Different?

tasting different bunny for easter holiday

Easter is soon approaching, and with it come to the signs of Spring. The first buds appear on the trees and the days get longer. After a very, very long winter, it feels hopeful to see these new beginnings come to life.   Easter actually contains many different symbols. There are the Christian-related symbols related to Jesus dying on the … Read More

Is Soy Lecithin In Chocolate Bad For You?

understand the pros and cons when soy lecithin in chocolate

Pure, high-quality chocolate is something to behold, to enjoy, and to savour. It makes the perfect gift and is great comfort food on good days and bad. Something so versatile and delicious has to be good for you, right?   At its essence, chocolate (in moderate doses) is not bad for you at all. It can even be argued that … Read More

Dark Chocolate vs White Chocolate: Scientific Difference

Difference between dark and white chocolate.

Chocolate has become such a universal treat that it’s hard to imagine what the world would be like without it. Chocolate flavors everything from drinks to desserts to even hummus these days! It is an essential component of some of the world’s biggest holiday celebrations like Valentine’s Day and Easter, and it is a common pick me up when you … Read More

An honest look at Chocolate and Caffeine

dark chocolate and caffeine

Obviously here at LoveChocolateLife, we love chocolate. Like, a lot. One of the best things about chocolate is that there is something for everyone. Whether you like dark and bitter or milk and sweet, or spicy, crunchy or smooth… there is a type of chocolate to match your mood. One thing we know is that chocolate is often used as a … Read More

Belgian Chocolate History: Culture and Heritage

Belgian Chocolate culture and history

Belgian Chocolate is truly something special — the combination of history, culture, technique and taste. It is often called the best chocolate in the world, and for good reason. Belgian Chocolate has a rich history, requires a very specific process and uses very particular ingredients in order to create the decadent treat that it is. So, what’s the story behind … Read More

Short History of Chocolate in the World

history and origins of chocolate bean cocoa

From the Origins of Chocolate in South America to its spread to Europe and beyond, and the inevitable rise of Chocolatiers and their ensuing competition for the right to be labelled the best chocolate maker in the world. Courtesy of: Totally Chocolate

Recipes – Peanut Butter Lava Protein Brownie

Recipe By: Kristine Fretwell @ Looking for Quick & Healthy Recipes? Visit Busy But Healthy Today Finding ways to eat healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice all the foods you like, least of all chocolate! There are plenty of healthy options out there for chocolate lovers to get the great tasting food you love without sacrificing great taste. … Read More

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

The Brain on Chocolate

Spend enough time on the internet, or watching daytime TV, or even the local news, and you’ll probably end up hearing about the latest scientific study telling you your favourite guilty pleasure food is actually good for you. A month later, you may find out about another study telling you that same food is really, really bad for you. The … Read More