- November 7 -

Bitter-sweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Bittersweet chocolate is a sweetened form of dark chocolate taht does not contain milk in either liquid or dry form.  Bittersweet chocolate is essentially a mixture of chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, and sometimes vanilla.  Recent studies have revealed certain health benefits  from the...

Bitter-sweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Bittersweet chocolate is a sweetened form of dark chocolate taht does not contain milk in either liquid or dry form. Bittersweet chocolate is essentially a mixture of chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, and sometimes vanilla. Recent studies have revealed certain health benefits from the regular consumption of small quantities of bittersweet chocolate. Due to its high cocoa content, dark chocolate is a good source of certain flavonoids — namely epicatechin and gallic acid — that may be protective for the heart.
The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated see of this tree. The fruit of the almond is not a true nut, but the drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed inside. Almonds are known to have health benefits including relief from constipation, respiratory disorders, cough, hear disorders, anemia, impotency, and diabetes. It also helps in hair care, skin care, and dental care.
With both Bittersweet Chocolate and Almonds having health benefits there is no reason why one should indulge in a little Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds on November 7th.

Chocolate is a vegetable, made from cocoa beans. Almonds are good for you, as they help to improve your Cholesterol levels.

Dark chocolate can lower high blood pressure, plus it is loaded with antioxidants! Also, nuts like almonds contain monounsaturated fat (good fat), vitamin E, folic acid, magnesium, copper, protein, fiber, and antioxidants making them a healthy snack.

Today, combine the two for a delicious, good for you treat!
Source:
http://www.prioryfinepastries.com/happy-bittersweet-chocolate-with-almonds-day/
http://www.nationalwhateverday.com/whatever-days/november/national-bittersweet-chocolate-with-almonds-day/
http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/November/bittersweetchocolateday.htm

Categories:

You may also like...

Interesting events from Food category.

World Nutella Day

Nutella is the brand name of a hazelnut chocolate spread. Manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero, it was introduced to the market in 1964. Although the fans say Nutella is more than just a “chocolaty hazelnut spread,” it is a way of life. From childhood memories to...

World Pistachio Day

February 26th is World Pistachio Day and people across the globe will join the celebration of the nutritious green nut. The pistachio contains 3 to 4 calories per nut and offers key nutrients including, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Originating from the Middle East, pistachios are...

Rocky Road Day

Rocky road ice cream is a delicious dessert with an interesting culinary history. In 1929 after the stock market crash, a man named William Dreyer (the founder of Dreyer Ice Cream) calmed his Black Thursday nerves by creating the original rocky road. He mixed chunky almonds, mini marshmallows, and...

Soft Ice Cream Day

Also known as “soft serve,” this swirled delight is served using a special machine. Ice cream vendors also use a special technique to double the amount of air in soft ice cream, which creates its light, smooth texture. 1934, Tom Carvel, the founder of the Carvel brand and franchise,...

Bitter-sweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Bittersweet chocolate is a sweetened form of dark chocolate taht does not contain milk in either liquid or dry form. Bittersweet chocolate is essentially a mixture of chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, and sometimes vanilla. Recent studies have revealed certain health benefits from the...

Eat a Cranberry Day

Eat a Cranberry Day is celebrated on November 23rd of each year.It was created in order to promote the health benefits of cranberries. Since the early 21st century within the global functional food industry, there has been a rapidly growing recognition of cranberries for their consumer...

Download KeepIn Calendar

Enjoy the interesting stories even on your phone or tablet