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Lindt Excellence 90% Cocoa Chocolate = Amazing

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by O_DP_T1, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. O_DP_T1

    O_DP_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Goonergal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It’s great, isn’t it?

    If you like that you might also like the Hotel Chocolat 100% buttons that @shelley262 introduced me to.
     
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    Incyb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And the Hotel Chocolat hot chocolate powder (100% cocoa)- great sprinkled on full fat Greek yogurt with some cream and chopped nuts!
     
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  4. mushmonster

    mushmonster Don't have diabetes · Member

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    Lindt has a great variety of cholocate. I sometimes add 1-2 squares of Lindt figue intense to my oatmeal. It makes it all different.
     
  5. O_DP_T1

    O_DP_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooooooh now that is an idea, do you just grate it on top.

    I currently add the following into my porridge:

    Flakes almonds
    1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter
    Canderal
    Cinnamon

    And yes all those fats make it ultra LOW GI so no spike 'usually'
     
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    dwnunder Don't have diabetes · Active Member

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    I sometimes melt Lindt 90% chocolate then mix some macadamia nuts into it then pour it into a tray lined with parchment paper place in the fridge until set then break it up. It's very yummy and gives you that chocolate crunch that you sometimes long for.
     
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  7. mushmonster

    mushmonster Don't have diabetes · Member

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    Peanut butter? Why didn't I think of peanut butter? That's a great idea!
    I melt the chocolate in microvawe and add
    Cinnamon
    Soy milk
    Flax seeds
    And that's all. I shoul add peanut butter asap. Thank you
     
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    Tabbyjoolz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    90% Lindt chocolate with some flaked almonds, berries and clotted cream!
     
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  9. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Now I’m thinking about melting Lindt 90% or Hotel Chocolat 100% drops over balls of almond butter and setting in the fridge.
     
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    _markwilburn Type 2 · Member

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    Tesco do a really low carb one.. Chocologic.. 2.5g per 4 segments
     
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    Other possible add-ons - chia seeds, coconut flour/oil, nuts & other spices-ginger, fenugreek & cumin are ones I have tried
     
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    I'm gonna try this but with:

    Natural peanut butter
    Flaked almonds
    Handful of oats
    Chocolate protein powder
    Grated coconut
    Topped with Lindt 90% chocolate

    And make them into protein balls

    Quick question what is the best way to melt chocolate? Can it be done in a microwave?
     
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    Sue192 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes you can - melting choc works well in a microwave.
    This thread should come with a drool warning.....!
     
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    O_DP_T1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    How does one melt it in the microwave?????
     
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    Sue192 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @O_DP_T1 - I break up the choc, put it in a glass (or microwave-friendly) bowl and put it on a minute or two at high, keeping an eye on it to see it's only melted, not nuked. Works a treat, and then you bung in all the other ingredients and hey presto! I use this method for making the ridiculously addictive choc peanut squares from Diet Doctor.
     
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    @Goonergal - I'm coming round to yours - the protein ball idea sounds amazing.

    If you don't have a microwave, you can melt chocolate in a bowl that can be balanced on the top of a saucepan of simmering water.
     
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  17. mushmonster

    mushmonster Don't have diabetes · Member

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    Lovely idea :)
     
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    Lorraine G Type 2 · Member

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    Oh wow i think i'm going to love this thread!!!;)
     
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    I like the 99% Lindt, mix it with natural peanut or almond butter, pumpkin seeds, and toasted coconut smiles, and salt. I just leave it in the freezer and snack on it whenever I want some.
    http://www.lindt.ca/en/shop/our-brands/excellence-ca/excellence-cocoa-99-ca
    Its nice to suck on a piece too, but biting it is too bitter.

    The 90% is amazing just to eat. I can down the entire bar in one go, so I need to watch out. LOL.
     
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  20. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    With you on that one. Downed an entire bar on a train journey on Tuesday.

    Have you tried the Willie’s Cacao Pure Gold 100% or the Hotel Chocolat 100% dark buttons? Both are good.
     
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