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Have a nibble

Crumbled roasted cacao beans -- nibs -- enhance a variety of dishes with texture and wide-ranging flavors

By Joleen Oshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 12, 2014

~~<p>Recent news reports linking high sugar consumption to heart disease left many a chocolate-candy lover feeling heartbroken. There's nothing like the occasional creamy morsel to inject moments of sweetness and pleasure into a demanding lifestyle.</p>
<p>But when one chocolate door closes, another opens. Consider cacao nibs, the essence from which chocolate candy originates, as an addition to savory food. They add texture and hues of flavor to everything from yogurt and salads to pasta and braised meat.</p>
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Recent news reports linking high sugar consumption to heart disease left many a chocolate-candy lover feeling heartbroken. There's nothing like the occasional creamy morsel to inject moments of sweetness and pleasure into a demanding lifestyle.

But when one chocolate door closes, another opens. Consider cacao nibs, the essence from which chocolate candy originates, as an addition to savory food. They add texture and hues of flavor to everything from yogurt and salads to pasta and braised meat. Login for more...



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