Carob chocolate properties and recipe
Recipe and benefits of carob chocolate
CAROB HOT CHOCOLATE NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS
What is carob hot chocolate?
Carob hot chocolate is a recipe without cocoa, which is made from very simple and serves as a substitute of hot chocolate. It is suitable, for example, when the stimulating effect of cocoa or as a natural sweet drink is not interesting.
Benefits of carob hot chocolate
Among the benefits that carob has, mainly in relation to cocoa, we have:
Does carob have too much sugar?
It is NOT true that carob contains too much sugar so that it is harmful. Looking at the composition of the carob flour, we see that it contains almost half of sugars (45%), which might suggest that it is a sugar rich food. However, sugar from natural foods should not be confused with refined sugar.
Carob sugars are not harmful because they are accompanied by a very high fiber content (40%), which regulates the assimilation of hydrates and causes a low glycemic index.
* More information: Carob for diabetes
CAROB HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE
Photo of carob flour and carob beans
Ingredients for carob hot chocolate
Preparation of carob hot chocolate
Drink cacao with carob, doubly rich !!!
It is true that carob is very nutritious, but we can not forget the great properties of pure cocoa powder, which is very rich in magnesium, potassium and antioxidants.
For this reason, the combination of cocoa and carob is doubly rich and beneficial. Carob is the best natural sweetener we can add hot chocolate.
The ratio would be 2 teaspoons cocoa and 1 carob, although according to tastes, it may vary.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.