CHOCtastic News

CHOCtastic News

We love our mums!CHOC Chick

Spring is in the air and I am sitting with the windows open in my sunny kitchen listening to the birds sing and finally feeling the joys of spring. There is so much to look forward to now, Mothers' Day is just around the corner (don't forget, it's next Sunday March 30th!) and next month we will be celebrating Passover, Easter and my birthday.

Wonderful times are definitely ahead and this month's CHOCtastic Newsletter is full of CHOCalicious recipes
, offers and news which I hope will bring you all more sunshine and lots of raw chocolatey goodness.

So hope you enjoy and in the words of Elbow...'Throw those curtains wide..'
Amor y chocolates,
CHOC Chick x


CHOCalicious Recipes

Isn't it wonderful that we get to celebrate our mums this month? As a mum myself I am looking forward to a bit of pampering so in addition to our CHOCaliciously healthy raw chocolate recipes for Mothers' Day on our recipe pages online, we wanted to include an extra special cacao butter moisturiser recipe for total indulgence in raw cacao goodness.

Super Indulgent Cacao Butter Moisturiser/Body Butter
Our organic raw cacao butter is minimally processed and super rich in antioxidant flavanols, Vitamin E, Magnesium and Zinc (the beauty mineral), which makes it an ideal moisturiser for our skin. We love combining our cacao butter with coconut oil and it's also perfect for mixing with an essential oil such as Sweet Almond Oil (we also love adding a few drops of either evening primrose oil or rose hip oil). It's incredibly easy to make your very own luscious moisturizing cream and the perfect homemade gift for Mothers' Day!

1 cup CHOC Chick raw cacao butter
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup sweet almond oil or other essential oil

  • Melt the cacao butter, coconut oil and almond oil in a bowl over a pan of water on a low heat (bain marie).
  • Mix well to blend the ingredients and place to set in the freezer for 15-20 minutes (mix should set but not too hard).
  • Once the mix has set whizz up in a food processor or hand mixer until you have a lovely mousse like consistency. 
  • Place in a clean container or glass jar and smother all over!
*Stored in a cool dry place, this luxurious cream should last for at least a month.

CHOC Events

We love Whole Foods Market! Last weekend I had the pleasure of demoing raw chocolate making at Whole Foods Market's incredible store in Cheltenham and we will be working with Whole Foods Market UK to  have many more demos and cookery classes in their stores in Kensington, Richmond, Cheltenham and their new Fulham store. So keep checking our website and Facebook page for updates!

During March and April 2014 we will mainly be at
Whole Foods Market Kensington
63-97 Kensington High Street
The Barkers Building
London  W8 5SE

Saturday 22nd March 2014
13:00-16:00 - come and say hi to the lovely Patricia and Mercedes who will be demonstrating raw chocolate making in store and sharing lots of raw chocolate goodies.

Whole Foods Market Kensington
Friday 28th March 2014
- Patricia and Mercedez will be back in time for Mothers' Day with raw chocolate making goodness

Whole Foods Market Kensington
Wednesday April 16th
17:00-18:00 Raw chocolate making Easter Eggs cookery class - ticketed event. More details soon!

CHOCtastic Offers

We love our Mums! So to show them how much, we are offering 10% off all our products in time for Mothers' Day. Simply use the discount voucher code CHOCMum (case sensitive) at the checkout on our site and share the love!

More amazing discounts next week! We are delighted to be collaborating again with just in time for Mothers' day. They will be offering up to 30% off discounts of CHOC Chick Kits and our organic raw cacao ingredients. Look out for their promotions starting 26th March until 31st March for incredible offers on our products and stock up now in time for Easter!

CHOC Mate of the Month

Our lovely CHOC Mate this month is the wonderful Katherine Tate AKA The Food Teacher. A qualified teacher, mum and entrepreneur, Katherine offers food and lifestyle advice, recipes and guidance to help us all lead a healthy and happy family life. Her recipes are super easy to make and ideal for children and busy mums, we particluarly love her Nut CHOC Power Bites which you can find here:

Check out her blog for more excellent recipes, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @FoodTeacherUK or simply email her
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