Perfect Fuel Chocolate Review

Perfect Fuel Chocolate sent me their product to review!!

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Their story is great, and I can totally relate! Read it:

The Perfect Story

Camping out the night before a triathlon in 2010, Nicolas Warren noticed he was missing his ginseng, an important part of his pre-race routine. He was taking ginseng regularly to support his endurance during training leading up to the race and always snacking on chocolate.

He was prepared with tons of nutritious camping essentials like apples, raw vegetables, crackers and healthy dark chocolate, but simply forgot to bring ginseng.

On a mission to find ginseng, Nicolas drove for three hours the night before the race, checking all the stores in the area and ginseng tea was all he could find.

On his way back to the campsite, he was wondering why he couldn’t mix his ginseng with his chocolate just like nuts, or into his trail mix just like chocolate. That would be one seriously healthy snack. Good dark chocolate is already a pure, delicious, super nutritious food for athletes. Adding ginseng for the extra health benefit would be…. Perfect.

It seemed like everything in the snack bar aisle is relying on brown rice syrup, soy, or rice fillers to serve their purpose. Chocolate can deliver the vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, and taste without getting bored with another chewy power blob.

After a few test batches combining dark chocolate and other nutrient-packed ingredients, he realized how perfectly chocolate could deliver. Ever since, Perfect Fuel Chocolate is dedicated to sharing this ideally nutritious and functional food to people who like to eat healthy snacks.

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As a competitive runner and racer, as many of you reading this probably are, we can all relate to those “pre race” rituals! I know I have a lot and do anything to keep them on track. 

And anything with chocolate…hellllllo perfection.

Why is this chocolate so good you ask???

Eat Perfect Fuel Chocolate in the morning, afternoon, or 30 min before a workout to give you the long lasting endurance you need, without the caffeine jitters. Endurance Chocolate is the perfect combination of nutritious raw cocoa and the vitality of North American ginseng.

Perfect Fuel Chocolate is all natural dark chocolate that is certified organic, and sustainably produced. Our dark chocolate is made with coconut palm sugar and high in nutrients.

Ginseng chocolate has 74% cacao and  500mg of ginseng in each serving!

BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

Medical studies repeatedly prove the benefits of dark chocolate. Cacao is a raw food, produced from the cacao beans found in the cacao pod. Dark chocolate is made from ground cacao beans. Filled with many beneficial nutrients, chocolate is a Super-Food containing high levels of antioxidants andflavonoidsStudies show that dark chocolate has a positive effect on: 

  Stress

  Blood pressure

  Cardiovascular system

  Circulation

  Energy

  Overall mood

BENEFITS OF AMERICAN GINSENG

Staying naturally fueled is crucial to a healthy person’s mental and physical well-being, longevity, and wellness throughout life. Chocolate is a natural mood enhancer and healthy, mineral-rich, delicious snack. The added benefit of ginseng improves your endurance and stamina throughout life.Studies show that ginseng has a positive effect on:

  Psychological function

  Physical endurance

  Everyday stress

  Well-being

  Brain function

  Immune system

 

 I have been having them before my workouts, and this past week BEFORE MY RUNS!! (YAY I CAN RUN AGAIN!)

The nutrition is fabulous

Although I thought they were SO GOOD by themselves, Kelly and I got a little creative!

Vegan Cookie Dough with Perfect Fuel Chocolate Chunks

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Ingredients-
1/3 c whole wheat flour
1/3 c almond flour
1 T brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 T oil (coconut, canola, vegetable)
splash of water if too dry

One broken up Perfect Fuel Chocolate


Directions- MIX IT ALL UP AND DEVOUR! Simple right?! (: You can microwave it if you’d like, but I like cookie dough ;P

So get yourself some of this chocolate!! You’ll LOVE IT!!!!

Thanks, PERFECT FUEL!

*This was sent to me for reviewing purposes, however it is 100% my own opinion

It’s been one of those weeks with back to back client meetings & projects! Many thanks to #losgatos #wholefoods #juicebar #perfectfuel #perfectfuelchocolateendurance for keeping us nourished! Manja! #blogger #critic #taster #curator #consultant #writer #reviews #foodallergies #awareness #betterbusiness

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