Cacao was once so revered by the Mayans and the Aztecs that it was used as currency. Flavored with chilies, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and other spices, the beans were traditionally ground into a paste to make delicious chocolate dishes and ceremonial drinks. A true superfood, Cacao nibs are a source of Potassium and a very high source of Fiber. Cacao also contains essential minerals and a host of antioxidants, giving it an ORAC value of 8,400 per 4 tbsp. 30 gram serving. While most cacao nibs are roasted, Organic Traditions Cacao nibs are raw with no added flavors or sweeteners. Allergen Information: Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free. Storage Information: Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
Certified Organic Cacao Nibs (Theobroma cacao).
Cacao nibs can be eaten alone or combined with other Organic Traditions superfoods in order to create a delicious and nutritious trail mix. Use them in desserts, on top of yogurt, berries or in any other recipe. Add 1-2 tablespoons of Cacao nibs or beans to your favorite smoothie recipe to create a nourishing, antioxidant rich smoothie.