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5 Ways to enjoy cacao nibs from the Truffle Fairy

Cacao nibs are small pieces of crushed cocoa beans that have a bitter, chocolatey flavour.

These rich, chocolatey nibs are loaded with nutrients and antioxidants.

They’re amongst the least processed cocoa products on the market and substantially lower in sugar than other chocolate products, making them a healthier alternative for chocolate lovers.

Here are 5 ways to enjoy cacao nibs from the Truffle Fairy.

Flaxseed Porridge with Cacao Nibs

An alternative to the usual oat porridge, this version is rich in high-quality protein and antioxidants. The porridge includes flaxseeds and chia seeds, which are an excellent source of fibre and omega-3 fatty acids.

Cacao nib and chia seed flapjack cookies

This cacao nib cookie recipe is the ideal snack for when you need a sweet pick-me-up. A combination of crunchy cacao nibs and chia seeds will give a satisfying crunch to this delicious flapjack cookie. 

Cacao nib & coconut milk hot chocolate

A delicious vegan alternative to traditional hot chocolate this recipe is no less delicious or comforting. The rich warm hot chocolate is the perfect comfort treat on a cold winter night.

Walnut Cacao Scones

These simple scones are easy to bake and can be made in 30 minutes. The slight bitterness of the cacao nibs is a perfect addition to a traditional scone. Perfect with a strong cup of coffee or tea.

These simple scones are easy to bake and can be made in 30 minutes. The slight bitterness of the cacao nibs is a perfect addition to a traditional scone. Perfect with a strong cup of coffee or tea.

Cacao nibs can be eaten raw or roasted, they have a slightly bitter chocolatey flavour with a texture similar to sunflower seeds. If you want to add some sweetness to your treat then candied nibs are the perfect solution. This recipe is simple and quick and adds plenty of sweetness without diminishing the cacao nibs complex natural flavours.

Cacao is a great way to get in some of those anti oxidents into you in a tasty way! Some of the benefits of Cocao include Lower Blood Pressure, Reduced Diabetes Risk, Reduced Heart Disease Risk, Reduced Inflammation and packed full of Nutrition. Get your Cocao goodie today from The Truffle Fairy and continue to support our wonderful local food producers!