THE CRUEL SIDE OF CHOCOLATE & CACAO: PART 1

The cacao industry has always struggled with human rights concerns related to the farming and  harvesting of cacao. As a solution to this issue, the

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US

Happy 9 Years of Living Lotus! It’s been nine years of recipe testing, creation tasting, and chocolate making. We are so grateful for the

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WHAT IS CACAO BUTTER?

We asked our Living Lotus community what they’d like to learn about chocolate, and the most common questions were about cacao butter and it’s

OUR CHOCOLATE BAR GUIDE

Living Lotus Chocolate creates pure, kind, and beautiful bean to bar treats that suit all chocolate lovers. We source clean, ethical ingredients for

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THE HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE

Chocolate isn’t anything new. The history of chocolate includes a journey that has taken centuries and has spanned many different countries to

WHAT’S REALLY IN CHOCOLATE?

At first glance, chocolate may seem like nothing more than a yummy treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, this couldn’t be further from the

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OUR AWAJÚN COLLECTION

Introducing our newest cacao variety from Awajún, Peru! I’m so excited to be able to share these new cacao beans from Peru with you. I was able

TASTE CHOCOLATE LIKE A PRO

Do you know how to taste chocolate like a pro? Now, I know what you’re thinking. I taste chocolate all the time! Don’t I just shove it into my

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IS YOUR CHOCOLATE CRUELTY-FREE?

Can you feel good about the chocolate you eat? Yes! The cacao and chocolate industry has long been rife with human rights concerns surrounding

PUMPKIN, PUMPKIN EVERYWHERE

PUMPKIN, PUMPKIN EVERYWHERE

Fall. There’s a crisp in the air, the leaves have changed colour, our wardrobe has changed from tanks and shorts to jackets and scarves. You

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WARM PEAR CARPACCIO WITH GINGER SYRUP

This fall recipe is inspired by ginger. Growing up I HATED ginger. In traditional Chinese cooking my mom would throw in chunks of it, it would burn

SOUP'S ON!

SOUP’S ON!

Long before I started my business, it was pretty much clock work that I  go to the farmers market to purchase my produce. After Living Lotus

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