“Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don't plan it, don't wait for it, just let it happen.” - Agent Cooper (Twin Peaks)
This is the best advice I’ve EVER heard. Don’t you agree?
You deserve a little present, a tiny bit of ‘me-time’ and a small celebration every single day. Why not make today’s gift to be this “I Am Merry Chocolate Mug Cake?”
This cake is so quick and simple to make that you can even make it at the office. It’s much better than dashing to the vending machine. It is perfect as a quick dessert for a movie night, something easy for the kids when they are screaming for chocolate, something to serve to last minute guests, or something for basically any occasion.
You will be delighted to hear that unlike most chocolate cakes, this mug cake is super healthy for you.
Honey, vanilla and cinnamon are all fantastic sources of antioxidants, increasing your body’s ability to fight disease. Almond meal is a fantastic source of protein and is high in vitamin E, iron, magnesium and potassium. Eggs are another great source of protein, selenium, iron, zinc and vitamins B6, B12 and D. If you wish to "veganize" this recipe with some flax or chia eggs, you can enjoy the benefits of some inflammation-fighting omega-3s.
The most important magic of this recipe comes from our very own Cacao Bliss superfood powder that’s perfect for hot chocolate, milk chocolate, smoothies and baking recipes.
Cacao Bliss is full of antioxidants, low in sugar and diabetic friendly. It can crush your cravings, help your weight loss goals, better your digestion, enhance your mood, lower your stress levels and boost your energy. Thanks to the highest quality of cacao infused with remedying superfoods, including turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, horsetail, coconut milk, mesquite and lucuma, Cacao Bliss can create happiness and health in your life like no other chocolate mix can. Trust me, it’s pure bliss.
Let’s get baking!
Since you have your jar of Cacao Bliss open, why don’t you mix one scoop with a cup of hot water for the most sacred hot chocolate on the planet? Take a moment for yourself. Kick back and relax with your “I Am Merry Chocolate Mug Cake” and Cacao Bliss hot chocolate.
How will you enjoy your me time today? Snap a photo and tag us on Facebook and Instagram. And remember, we're in this together.
Kat Gál is a multi-passionate writer, world traveler, nomad, runner, and cat-person. She is a lifelong learner who lives outside of her comfort zones stretching her boundaries and discovering beauty around the world. She is a Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach who encourages others to embrace their unique authentic selves, follow their heart and find their own version of freedom in life.
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