Posts tagged chocolate

What I learned about chocolate heart pills

   March 18, 2014 7:53 am    0

Finally, a study I won’t make fun of. Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that pills with all those good nutrients in dark chocolate might have the ability to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The four-year study has 18,000 participants — why oh why didn’t they call me? This is no joke. The study quoted Dr….

 

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How to cut your caffeine without being mean

   January 13, 2014 7:42 am    0

Our last issue of Her Times talked about health, and it was one of the most widely read issues we have ever published. In it, I discussed that I had cut my caffeine consumption in half. I like coffee, and I often drank whole pots of it myself in my younger years. Last year, when my…

 

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Uncork wine-flavored popcorn

   October 9, 2013 7:07 am    0

Well I am certainly late to this party, but what a party it is: wine flavored popcorn. A New York City popcorn company — Populence (the web site is under maintenance, so if it doesn’t work, don’t pop your cork) – teamed with Kim Crawford, a winery out of  New Zealand to develop two popcorn flavors: Pinot…

 

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Who missed National Milk Chocolate Day

   July 29, 2013 7:46 am    0

Apparently it was yesterday, July 28, and I still don’t know how I missed it. I must celebrate today. There seem to be a lot of national chocolate days, according to the website Gone-ta-pott. Since I’ve blown my chance to holiday on chocolate  until August, I want to make sure all my chocoholic friends know that…

 

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Fashion Friday– chocolate and other food dresses hit runway

   January 25, 2013 6:36 am    0

There’s an entire fashion show dedicated to chocolate clothing. See the video here.  Of course this topic made me think of Lady Gaga’s meat dress — it has its own Wikipedia page — see it here. But instead of showing a picture of that, I found some other fun stuff. Kara Rodemer from Delish.com wrote about some yummy and…

 

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Mom twists a deal on ‘Shark Tank’

   February 25, 2012 4:37 am    1

On Shark Tank, Arizona mom Raven Thomas brought in tasty Painted Pretzels, chocolate-covered pretzels topped with everything from Heath bars to coconut — all homemade with her family’s help. She’s got orders from Neiman Marcus and a $2 million order pending from Sam’s Club. She wanted a $100,000 investment for a 25 percent share.  Mark Cuban…

 

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Quick Valentine’s Day gifts we love

   February 14, 2012 5:35 am    0

If you waited until the last minute, it’s OK. Here’s what procrastinators can do: Contrary to popular belief, gift cards are acceptable. Just add a flower, a card and/or some candy, and you are done. Do it at lunch. A spa service, manicure, pedicure,  massage or facial will make your loved one smile. Or, try…

 

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Three things — 11/18/09

   November 18, 2009 12:35 pm    0

Three things I’m loving this week: 1.Chocolate Tootsie Pops. How awesome is it that they now make entire bags full of just the chocolate-flavor Tootsie Pops? I found some on clearance after Halloween and grabbed them right up. Honestly, I don’t even know why they make the other flavors. How many licks does it take…

 

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