7.12.2007

Chocolate all the time, please

I don't crave sugary candy but I LOVE chocolate. Dark Chocolate is preferred and milk is yummy too. I can eat it at any meal. (Did you ever read The Chocolate Touch in 4th Grade? I secretly wish that was me...even if the message is, to stop eating chocolate)

Some select favorites that I love:
- Dove dark chocolate mini squares (the perfect little bite, and they have "thoughts" inside the wrapper.
- Trader Joes dark or milk chocolate chips (good to keep in the fridge for a snack)
- Dairy Queen blizzard: chocolate ice cream with peanut butter cups
- See's Dark Chocolate bordeauxs
- Thrifty's Chocolate Malted Crunch Ice Cream (found at Rite Aid)
- my mom's Brownie Pudding
- any kind of chocolate molten cake
- Chocolate Malt O Meal
- Chocolate, chocolate chip cookies
- chocolate brownies with chocolate frosting and chocolate sprinkles (maybe some mint chip ice cream on top)

Okay, I'll stop.

But the reason for the post....
As kids, we had oatmeal or Cream of Wheat every morning. To make it fun for kids, my mom put a smiley face in our bowl with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows. And I loved it! (Maybe that was the craving culprit).
So yesterday for breakfast I made some yummy oatmeal and then dumped 2 squares of Dove chocolate in to get it nice and chocolately. It was quite tasty. But then I discovered something equally as yummy....chocolate granola, made by Bear Naked. It's the most "healthy" chocolate I've ever seen! Bear Naked makes other non-chocolate products too, which I can't vouch for yet. But if you are a chocolate freak too, you should try this out. Not only is the granola chocolate, but there are some scattered chips throughout to give you a nice bite. Look for Bear Naked at your local grocer or Wild Oats. You can also look online and find a store carrier near you (or purchase it on their website).

Let the chocolate continue!

5 comments:

Heather said...

mmmmm, chocolate...

Mike, Darci & Molly said...

I'm a choco-holic too! If I could eat chocolate all day I would!

Saunja Lacameena said...

I can't believe how much alike we are. I love chocolate too. Dark chocolate is the best. And yes, cold and hard chocolate... refrigerated or frozen chocolate is so much better than melty. Super cold, hard ice cream also. I finally realized a few years ago that I'm not a big fan of hot fudge sundaes...the reason is because the hot fudge is too hot and runny and melts the ice cream. I'd rather have cold hard ice cream with cold chocolate chips or cold M'nM's. Maybe a little hershey's syrup. And like you...I don't ever crave fruity candy. I will eat an occasional red licorice, but I can live without it. I can definitely live without starbursts, skittles, koolaid, orange drink/soda, etc.

the Pasadena Willards said...

We must be from the same family! yes, cold chocolate is the best. In fact, most things frozen are better. Reeses peanut butter cups are meant for the freezer. And yes, I never thought about hot fudge that way, but you are so right. I totally agree. Keep the ice cream firm!

Saunja Lacameena said...

Frozen brownies also...best with chocolate frosting.