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A Guide to Pairing Chocolate & Coffee

We've teamed up with our friends at Olympia Coffee to bring you the ultimate coffee and chocolate pairing guide. While we love making chocolate with coffee, we also love eating chocolate alongside coffee. Coffee and chocolate, in all their boldness, compliment each other exceptionally well. When we talk single-origin coffee and chocolate, we're talking a range of distinctive, complex flavor profiles. The flavor nuances that make each type of bean unique provide one of a kind experiences, especially when paired with a counterpart that is equally distinctive.  A general rule of thumb for pairing coffee and chocolate is to pair likes with likes. Darker...

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Chamomile Lavender Blondies (GF & V option)

Chamomile Lavender Blondies (GF & V option)

We’re celebrating the spring equinox with a batch of our lovely Chamomile Lavender Blondies. Chamomile infused vegan butter is the secret ingredient of our gluten free blondies. Studded with our bright, fruity Classic Dark Baking Chocolate, these blondies nod to a chocolate chip nostalgia. Our Dominican baking chocolate has an iconic boldness to it that balances in perfect harmony with the subtle, yet very present, florals and honey. These blondies will have you daydreaming of all the picnics, fresh flowers and sunny breezes that are soon to come now that the spring season is here.   *swap out the honey...

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Chocolate Breakfast Muffin (GF)

Chocolate Breakfast Muffin (GF)

Today we are bringing you a breakfast muffin courtesy of Nate, our CEO and co-founder's, mom. Nothing quite hits the spot like a wholesome recipe passed down from your mother, and these Chocolate Breakfast Muffins do not disappoint. Sweetened only with the slightest bit of honey, this recipe also uses applesauce and mashed banana, for a hint of sweetness and moist texture. In her words, “This tasty sugar free, gluten free version will leave you wanting more than one, and certainly you will oblige. At the same time, you will be getting your oats for breakfast!”. Dress this muffin up for dessert by...

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Chocolate Orange Biscotti (V & GF)

Chocolate Orange Biscotti (V & GF)

Biscotti and coffee go together like bread and butter. Biscotti is a twice baked, long, dry and very crunchy biscuit from Italy, where some variations are known as cantucci. The word cantuccio, meaning “nook” and “corner”, was once commonly used to refer to the end pieces of bread. How appropriate then that eating a biscotti with coffee often brings comfort the way a cozy little nook does. Our interpretation is vegan and gluten free, with a citrus twist - a nod to citrus infused almond and polenta cakes. We combine almond and corn flours to get a super moist and...

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