Not all chocolate is created equal. The ingredients that make up chocolate and their quality can vary hugely. And while some chocolate on the market is undoubtedly ‘junk’ food, some can indeed be a healthier treat!
Here are five criteria to look for to make sure you’re getting the healthiest chocolate...Read More
Okay, hands up. We still don't have an Ombar Easter egg available. There's just not enough hours in the day! But with Easter just around the corner we wanted to show you a way to make your Ombar chocolate look a bit more festive.
So we’ve put together this simple guide for a homemade Ombar Easter basket, made from a recycled cardboard box. A lovely activity for a little moment of calm, and a great gift with a personal touch!Read More
Chocolate changed from being a healthy, nourishing drink to a sweet confection in the early 1900s. For a long time cacao took a back-seat in favour of chocolate recipes consisting mainly of milk and sugar. But this has all changed in recent years. Cacao is regaining recognition and becoming the hero ingredient of chocolate once again. So how did all this come about?Read More
Mother's Day is here and it's our turn to look after our mums and show them just how much we love them. So we've put together the ultimate, healthy-yet-delicious breakfast-in-bed recipe to help you treat your mum. Packed full of fresh fruit and superfood cacao this breakfast combination is sure to help start your mum's day with a smile.Read More
Cacao has many potential health benefits. But did you know that it can help boost your brain? New research shows that cacao can be good for cognitive function (meaning mental processes such as memory, learning, reasoning and attention).Read More
To help you get ready for pancake day we’ve put together a quick recipe for vegan pancakes, served Ombar-style...Read More
With Valentine’s Day approaching, we can’t look anywhere without seeing hearts and chocolate. Sure, both are strongly linked to the romantic notion of love. But it turns out that the connection between hearts and chocolate is so much more. Cacao (the main ingredient in chocolate) can physically and emotionally open our hearts! So what’s this connection all about?Read More
The food choices we make can have a big impact on our environment. As we all know, the environment around us is facing increasing stress and damage, often caused by human actions. But did you know that a vegan diet can place less of a burden on the environment in a number of ways? Here are 3 environmental benefits of going vegan...Read More
Did you know that for decades chocolate was celebrated as a nutritious drink – even considered a medicine by doctors? And that in London drinking chocolate houses were more popular among the super-elite than coffee houses?
So what happened? How did chocolate go from nutritious drink to junk food?Read More