Let’s all just agree that chocolate is a ‘health food’…


The old adage says that an “apple a day keeps the doctor away” but it may well be that a little chocolate can do the job just as well. There is increasing evidence that chocolate is more than just a wicked treat and actually contains a number of health-boosting properties.

Studies show that in moderation the delicious product of the humble cocoa bean could do everything from lower your blood pressure, to increasing your brain power and even alleviating PMS (a great excuse to indulge those cravings).

Talk about good news for all the chocoholics out there! In celebration of our decision to view chocolate as a health product, we’ve put together an amazing chocolate cake recipe that you can make in the microwave and be in enjoying after just 60 seconds.

Cake in 60 seconds

1 hand mixer
1 microwave oven

5 tsp cocoa powder
3 tbs spelt flour
1 pinch salt
3 tsp sugar or evaporated cane juice
1/4 tsp baking powder
3 tsp coconut oil or vegetable oil
3 tbs milk
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

1. Place all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well using a hand mixer.
2. Add liquid and stir then transfer to either a small dish or even a coffee mug.
3. Microwave for 30-40 seconds

Then toast to your health and enjoy that delicious chocolate treat.

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