Detox your body eating chocolate! Here’s how

Despite the joy of the New Year, we often find ourselves feeling tired and bloated after the festivities indulgences.

So, how about starting the year with a good detox recipe without losing one ounce of flavor and satisfaction?

Dark chocolate can be a good ally in a healthy diet. It’s a great super food, rich in antioxidants and possesses extraordinary disease-fighting properties. It can help you lose weight, reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer.

Also, research shows chocolate boosts fitness too! Athletes that consumed a cocoa beverage produced 57% more energy and were able to exercise 49% longer than those who consumed a standard carbohydrate replacement drink – even though both beverages had the same amount of carbs!

Check our Low-calorie & Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie recipe and live guilty-free!

One piece: 135 calories (better than a tasteless cereal bar, isn’t it?)


3 eggs

2 ½ cups coconut sugar or 1 cup of sweetener for baking

1 ½ cup low-fat chocolate powder

½ cup cocoa powder

½ cup coconut oil

1 tbsp of vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

1 ½ cup rice flour

1 teaspoon of baking powder

Pieces of 75% cocoa chocolate bar


Mix the rice flour with the baking powder and set. In a blender, beat together the eggs, the coconut sugar, the coconut oil, the chocolates, the vanilla extract and the salt. Combine the mixtures together and add the pieces of chocolate bar. Pour into a greased baking tin, then bake for 15 to 25 minutes maximum at gas mark 4 (180°C or 350°F).

The perfect brownie is when the interior is humid!

Cut into brownie sizes when cooled.


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