Peppermint always reminds me of the mountain because peppermint tea is that one beverage that never fails to make me feel refreshed and energized when I go on one of my mountain hikes. There are many different species of mint, with peppermint and spearmint probably being the 2 most known ones. Peppermint not only smells good and taste good, but they are also very medicinal. Peppermint provides relief to ailments of your respiratory system such as coughs, colds, asthma, seasonal allergies and tuberculosis. Inhaling peppermint as part of an aromatherapy regimen can also help to relieve stress and enhance your memory over time. The healing effects of peppermint on your respiratory system make this a healthy little dessert for sure.
The other star ingredient here is the cocoa powder for that rich chocolate flavor that we all love. A healthier and better way to enjoy the intense flavor of cacao is to use cocoa powder or cacao nibs. Cacao powder and nibs are in their purest form, from the cocoa bean. Cacao nibs are broken pieces of the cacao bean husk and contain nothing else. When raw cacao nibs are further broken down into powder, we get raw cacao powder. Although they can taste quite bitter, they are the best and cleanest way to enjoy the health benefits from the cocoa bean. Raw cacao is a known powerful antioxidant that works extremely well to boost your immune system. It contains a broad spectrum of important vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium, B-complex vitamins and iron. When consumed regularly, these nutrients together will definitely help your body feel more energized, boost your mood and your levels of focus and concentration and thereby fuel and improve your body’s immune system.
Snack away today with this wonderful chocolate peppermint fat bomb!
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