Sunday, May 18, 2014

Why Should you eat Chocolate? Dark Chocolate Super Food @ Crum Creek!

I think everyone who knows me, is aware of my Chocolate addiction!  It's not bad, I can stop when I want to but you must admit Chocolate is wonderful! I simply can't imagine life without it, at least every once in awhile!

Recently I came across this article and I think it should be shared! It's from Crum Creek!

"Superfoods don't just come from your supermarket's produce aisle. In fact those chocolate candy bars next to the gummy bears now qualify. Study after study proves that dark chocolate—sweet, rich, and delicious—is good for more than curing a broken heart.

The secret behind its powerful punch is cacao, also the source of the sweet's distinct taste. Packed with healthy chemicals like flavonoids and theobromine, this little bean is a disease-killing bullet. The only problem? Cacao on its own is bitter, chalky, nasty stuff.

Enter milk, sugar, and butter—good for your taste buds, not always good for your health. Besides adding calories, these can dilute the benefits of cacao. So snack smart: Stick to healthy chocolate with at least 70 percent cacao (or cocoa, which is cacao in its roasted, ground form). As long as the content is that high, says Mary Engler, Ph.D., a professor of physiological nursing at the University of California at San Francisco, you can reap the benefits from eating only small amounts. Because of its high fat and sugar content, limit yourself to 7 ounces, or about four dark chocolate bars, a week."

Enjoy and Indulge in Healthy
with Crum Creek's
incluing NibMor's 80% cacao
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Check Aldi Produce Prices this week- Ends May 24th

Aldi Supermarket has great deals on vegetables this week.
Here are this week’s Aldi Supermarket Produce Prices:
99¢ – Tomatoes (20 oz package
$1.29 – Sweet Corn (4 pack)
$1.49 – Strawberries (16-oz package)
$1.79 – Blueberries (pint)
$3.49 – Seeded or Seedless Watermelon

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New recipe from Best Meals at Home!

 Cheese Strata

SERVINGS:6  |  PREP TIME: 15 Minutes
BAKE TIME: 45 Minutes   |  CHILL TIME: 4 Hours
6     slices Pepperidge Farm® Toasting White Bread, cut into cubes
       (about 3 cups)
1     can (10¾ ounces) Campbell's® Condensed
       Cheddar Cheese Soup
1     cup milk
4     eggs
1½  cups shredded Swiss cheese (about 6 ounces)

1. Place the bread cubes into a greased 2-quart shallow baking dish.
    Beat the soup, milk, eggs and cheese in a medium bowl with a fork or
    whisk. Pour the milk mixture over the bread cubes. Stir and press the
    bread cubes into the milk mixture to coat. Cover and refrigerate for
    4 hours or overnight. Uncover the baking dish.
2. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center
    comes out clean.

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