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Tisano Cacao Tea – This Stuff Rocks!

Tisano Cacao Tea - This Stuff Rocks!

All you have to do is open up the tin can of Tisano Cacao Tea and take one whiff of the product to know that you are in for a special ride. Aside from the fact that its smell is beyond intoxicating, Tisano Cacao Tea is different than any other organic tea that I have […]

Chocolate Organic Raw Cacao Product Reviews
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All you have to do is open up the tin can of Tisano Cacao Tea and take one whiff of the product to know that you are in for a special ride.

Aside from the fact that its smell is beyond intoxicating, Tisano Cacao Tea is different than any other organic tea that I have ever come across. Why?

Well, instead of making a tea from leaves, Tisano uses cacao shells. Read more »


Top 5 Organic Products from the 2011 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show

Top 5 Organic Products from the 2011 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show

I just returned from Baltimore where I attended the 2011 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show, one of the biggest organic food trade shows of the year. There were many fantastic organic food products that I saw but these five really captured my attention. KUR ORGANIC DELIGHTS – BROWNIE The Kur Organic Delights Brownie was […]

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I just returned from Baltimore where I attended the 2011 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show, one of the biggest organic food trade shows of the year.

There were many fantastic organic food products that I saw but these five really captured my attention.

KUR ORGANIC DELIGHTS – BROWNIE


The Kur Organic Delights Brownie was one of the first foods that I sampled at Expo East and the taste absolutely blew me away. Read more »


8 Questions with Chocolate Expert and Author Clay Gordon

8 Questions with Chocolate Expert and Author Clay Gordon

In 1994, Clay Gordon decided that he wanted to learn as much as he could about chocolate and looked for a chocolate critic to guide him. Since there wasn’t a single person doing it at the time, he decided to become one himself and embarked on a career as a chocolate expert. In 2001, Clay […]

Chocolate Organic Raw Cacao Raw Food
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In 1994, Clay Gordon decided that he wanted to learn as much as he could about chocolate and looked for a chocolate critic to guide him.

Since there wasn’t a single person doing it at the time, he decided to become one himself and embarked on a career as a chocolate expert.

In 2001, Clay Gordon launched Chocophile.com and later published the book Discover Chocolate: The Ultimate Guide to Buying, Tasting and Enjoying Fine Chocolate.

As a leading independent authority on chocolate and founder of the New World Chocolate Society, Clay Gordon conducts chocolate tastings and classes around the country and is often quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business Week. Read more »


Gnosis Chocolate Opens a Pop-Up Store in NYC’s Flatrion District

Gnosis Chocolate Opens a Pop-Up Store in NYC's Flatrion District

On Saturday night in NYC’s Flatiron District, there was a small party celebrating Gnosis Chocolate’s new pop-up store. In this interview, I speak with Vanessa Barg, Founder and CEO, and Lauren Gockley, Chocolatier, of Gnosis Chocolate about what prompted them to open up this shop, whether retail is part of their future strategy and the […]

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On Saturday night in NYC’s Flatiron District, there was a small party celebrating Gnosis Chocolate’s new pop-up store.

In this interview, I speak with Vanessa Barg, Founder and CEO, and Lauren Gockley, Chocolatier, of Gnosis Chocolate about what prompted them to open up this shop, whether retail is part of their future strategy and the importance of superfoods in their chocolate.

If you’ve never tried Gnosis Chocolate, definitely go check it out. It is some of the best organic chocolate on the market.

The pop-up store is located in the restaurant Organique at 110 East 23rd Street in NYC.


Sprouted Chia Seed Powder is an Amazing Superfood, Great for Breakfast

Sprouted Chia Seed Powder is an Amazing Superfood, Great for Breakfast

Are you looking to add an incredibly healthy and nutritious food to your breakfast? You may want to consider organic sprouted chia seed powder. For those unfamiliar with chia seeds, it is a true superfood that has been around for thousands of years. It is rumored that the Aztecs carried them when they went off […]

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Are you looking to add an incredibly healthy and nutritious food to your breakfast? You may want to consider organic sprouted chia seed powder.

For those unfamiliar with chia seeds, it is a true superfood that has been around for thousands of years. It is rumored that the Aztecs carried them when they went off to battle because chia seeds provided tremendous amounts of energy and strength.

Interestingly enough, a book that I am now reading now called Born to Run is about an indigenous Mexican people called the Tarahumara.

The Tarahumara are legendary for their ability to run ultra long distances, and their preferred source of energy is Iskiate — the main ingredient of which is chia seeds. Read more »


My Saturday in Brooklyn at Smorgasburg – What a Great Day!!!

My Saturday in Brooklyn at Smorgasburg - What a Great Day!!!

Brooklyn Flea, which hosts some of the most popular flea markets in the city, recently expanded its offerings. The latest offshoot is called Smorgasburg, billed as a food market that “brings together New York State Greenmarket farmers and top New York City purveyors and chefs on the spectacular Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday.” Many of these […]

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Brooklyn Flea, which hosts some of the most popular flea markets in the city, recently expanded its offerings. The latest offshoot is called Smorgasburg, billed as a food market that “brings together New York State Greenmarket farmers and top New York City purveyors and chefs on the spectacular Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday.”

Many of these vendors were local food artisans but what interested me, of course, were the organic booths. Needless to say, the skyline of Manhattan and the gorgeous weather made for a spectacular afternoon at Smorgasburg.

These were the organic food vendors that I saw. Read more »


My Superfood Breakfast Smoothie – Using Tea as the Base

My Superfood Breakfast Smoothie - Using Tea as the Base

When I was at Expo West this past Spring, I was talking with Jerry Zeifman, president of Health Matters America, a distributor of various organic foods, and asked him what he eats for breakfast. Jerry, who looks looks about 10 years younger than his actual age, told me that he drinks smoothies filled with superfoods […]

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When I was at Expo West this past Spring, I was talking with Jerry Zeifman, president of Health Matters America, a distributor of various organic foods, and asked him what he eats for breakfast.

Jerry, who looks looks about 10 years younger than his actual age, told me that he drinks smoothies filled with superfoods and uses organic herbal tea as his base.

Immediately, I thought to myself, “Using tea in a smoothie? Yeah, that makes total sense. Why didn’t I think of that?”

While I had been making the exact same smoothies as Jerry, I was using Brazil nut milk instead of organic tea.

I have since cut back on nut milk and make it about twice per week but am now incorporating tea a majority of the time, thanks to Jerry. Read more »