Grown up trick or treating …Coconut Candy with Pistachios and Venezuelan Rio Caribe Chocolate


#AceFoodNews – As you say needs to be good chocolate #chef-tips – least 70% coco solids is the best l am told #GFE

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This is grown up trick or treating candy, a rich, sweet coconut base topped with 72% Rio Caribe Venezuelan Single Estate Chocolate by artisan cacao farmer Willie Harcourt-Cooze. The flavor of this chocolate is wonderful and the bitter complex tones compliment the sweetness of the coconut layer. I toast and toss the pistachios in a pan and the combination is such a treat ! It needs no baking and I left the coconut base in the refrigerator last evening and topped it with melted chocolate first thing this morning and back into the fridge for a few more hours … It is very easy to make !

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You will need :

200 g condensed milk
100 g desiccated coconut
220 g confectioners sugar
200g dark chocolate if you want a thin layer, I doubled this for a thick layer
Pistachios, a small packet

Mix the condensed milk and coconut…

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Top Ten Daily Uses for Essential Oils with a Giveaway!!


#AceHealthNews – Look after your mind and then your body #healthy

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imagesCAMW8UIAIn our hectic world, taking the necessary time to center and nourish your body, mind and spirit is so important. Essential oils are an excellent way to give your body exactly what it needs to find physical, mental and spiritual balance and wellbeing. Here are ten easy ways to incorporate the healing benefits of essential oils into your daily routine.
1.
Wake up energized with citrus and mint.

I like to alternate between Lemon, Lime and Wild Orange essential oils in the morning along with invigorating Peppermint. Put one drop of each into the palm of your hand, cup your hand near your nose and mouth and inhale deeply for instant energy and focus. As a bonus, rub the remainder onto the bottoms of your feet (this is one of the best places to absorb essential oils quickly) and start your day feeling positive and energized!
2.
Nourish your hair…

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