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    If I eat it, I eat 85% cacao and I try to limit myself to 28g per day (evening), which is about 1 oz. A couple of times I have binged and ate a whole 3 oz bar in one evening, but that hasn't happened for a couple months.

    Last week, I bought a bar of 100% dark chocolate. I ate it with coffee, and/or wine after dinner. It was much harder to get down than the 85% stuff I usually get. This week I switched back to the 85% and BOY was it sweeet! Next week, I think I will try 88%.
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    Hardly ever.
    I just made some from cacao butter, cacao powder and coconut oil though.
    Added macadamia nuts and raw cashews. Its for my family, but I will prob have the odd piece. Not really fussed on it.

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    Jeanne Calment ate chocolate daily

    She lived to be 122
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    Old thread, but what the hell. Almost never, unless I'm eating an entire bag of mini chocolate chips... which happens. But I don't think that counts as dark chocolate.

    So never.

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    I can't remember the last time I ate chocolate. I like it a lot, it's just not something I think of often.

    ETA: No, wait, that's not true. About two or three weeks ago, I mixed some cocoa into some sour cream and added some sweetener. But I'm not sure if I was wanting chocolate or something creamy.
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    If I can have it, I will eat it. As a snack over nuts - any time.

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    Jeanne Calment ate chocolate daily

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    That's my main reason for devoting 10% of my weekly grocery budget on it. Good chocolate is terribly expensive, I always try to find it on sale and figure out who sells what the cheapest. Fred Meyer has Green and Black's on sale a lot, for $2.50 a bar. But I generally avoid soy lecithin, so it has to be good stuff. I would just eat more whole cocao nibs, but they cost even more than chocolate.


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    20g of Green and Black's 85%, I hope thats not too excessive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knifegill View Post
    That's my main reason for devoting 10% of my weekly grocery budget on it. Good chocolate is terribly expensive, I always try to find it on sale and figure out who sells what the cheapest. Fred Meyer has Green and Black's on sale a lot, for $2.50 a bar. But I generally avoid soy lecithin, so it has to be good stuff. I would just eat more whole cocao nibs, but they cost even more than chocolate.
    I like the unsweetened and roasted cocoa nibs a lot. Kind of like crack.

    I don't eat much chocolate, but if I did, this is my preferred form. But you're right, it's costly.

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    Until a couple weeks ago I ate about a bar a day. Now I eat 10-20 grams a day
    well then

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