How is Espresso Different from Coffee?

Espresso originated in Italy around 1940-45 where they used mostly dark roasted beans but it can be made with any type of coffee bean at any level of roast. All espresso is coffee but not all coffee is espresso, which is set apart by its brewing process. Most coffee is brewed by allowing hot water to flow through ground coffee but espresso uses very high pressure to force the hot water (88°-93°C or 190°-200°F)  through finely ground coffee that has been packed into cakes. Continue reading “How is Espresso Different from Coffee?”

Jordan’s Skinny Syrups – Sugar Free Mocha Syrup Review

Before I tell you what I think about Jordan’s Skinny Syrups, specifically the Sugar-Free Mocha Syrup, I need to tell you a little about myself because that knowledge will help you to decide if this coffee syrup might be right for you.

First of all, I LOVE chocolate and I eat and/or drink some every day. Dark chocolate is my favorite and I usually stick with 85% dark. I also love coffee and drink it every day, usually with some form of chocolate added. Rarely do I drink sweetened coffee but when I do, I like it creamy and chocolaty. Continue reading “Jordan’s Skinny Syrups – Sugar Free Mocha Syrup Review”

What is the Best Dark Chocolate? Find out now.

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere! There’s white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and more. Chocolate comes in seemingly endless varieties: filled candies, shaped lollipops, cakes, cookies, smoothies, ice cream, and just about anything else you can think of. We eat chocolate, drink chocolate, and even pay hefty spa fees to bathe in chocolate!

Chocolate boosts hormones that make us feel good, has health benefits, and tastes delicious! It is impossible to cover everything there is to know about chocolate in one short article so today I’m going to focus on my personal favorite: dark chocolate. Specifically, I will answer the question, “What is the best dark chocolate”? Continue reading “What is the Best Dark Chocolate? Find out now.”

Best Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate comes in so many varieties! Here I share my favorites, separated into categories to help you find what you are looking for. If you click on the picture, it will take you to Amazon where you can make your purchase.

Dark Chocolate for Newbies

If you are new to dark chocolate or you expect your chocolate to be sweet, then these are my top picks, not in any particular order:



(Not too) Dark Chocolate with Add-ins:

If you want a little something extra in your dark chocolate, all of these are good.

Let’s Go Darker!

If you are eating chocolate for its health benefits, the darker, the better. Try these:

If you are really brave, these are good.


Click here for CHOCLEVATE, a delicious Nootropic Hot Chocolate designed to assist in the elevation of mood, mental focus and energy. (This link will take you to my page at Elavacity where you can also find SmartCoffee.)

As you can see, in the world of dark chocolate, there is truly something for everyone and I am only sharing a small percentage of what is available!

As an Amazon affiliate, I earn a small percentage of the profits from some of my sales at no additional cost to you. This does not affect my selection of which chocolate products to share with you. I share what I love!

Comment below if you have any questions or favorite dark chocolate that you would like to share.