Chocolate Heaven – What’s your favourite treat?
Velvet luxury, happiness and pure delight – that is chocolate.
This seems to be the right time of year to write about chocolate. A couple of months past that chocolate fest which was Christmas, Valentine last Sunday, and the next chocolate fest of the year, Easter, right around the corner! Yes, rather tongue in cheek – because for me, every day is a chocolate day…or at least every day has chocolate potential!
I’ve written before about Hot Chocolate, and I’ve literally traipsed around my town seeking out the best Hot Chocolate, but this is pure chocolate…and I want to know which is your favourite?
Chocolate contains chemicals which lift moods. It contains phenylethylamine and tryptophan, which both work as antidepressants by combining with dopamine which is naturally present in your brain, and produce serotonin, the neurotransmitter that creates feelings of happiness.
And since chocolate creates happiness, here’s a pic of what chocolate produces – endorphins! “What you see is a myosin protein dragging an endorphin along a filament to the inner part of the brain’s parietal cortex which creates happiness. Happiness. You’re looking at happiness.” (Shanna Germain FB)
So, chocolate is a gateway to happiness, can you feel my whimsical adoration of this substance? Why don’t you tell me which chocolate you like best, so if we ever meet, I’ll know what to greet you with!
*Note: I appreciate the chocolates here are probably all British, let me know your favourite bars from wherever you are in the comments! Educate me…
I gave up chocolate years ago but I don’t mind anyone enjoying it in front of me. ❤ ❤ ❤
I’ve given up for short periods, but I don’t think I could give up entirely 😉
Actually my favourite chocolate at the moment are Reeses peanut butter cups and chocolate M & M`s. Chocolate is the food of the gods, we are so lucky to have chocolate. i love chocolate.
M&M’s are cool! Peanut butter chocolate has never got me, though I love peanut butter, maybe I need to try it!
please be careful because once you try it, there is no going back lol
All of the ones you listed. In fact, any British chocolate. Yes we get Belgian chocolates as everyday stuff but I still yearn for the ones you mentioned. Total bliss – Walnut Whip!!!!
My brother used to send Swiss chocolate every now and then, but I still have my favourites over here!
One downside of veganism is missing out on Cadbury’s, but that’s okay, now I get to discover new flavours!
You’ve shown me some new foods and that you can also make sweet treats, I’d have never tried dates otherwise!
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