Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 10:50 am
Lake Champlain Chocolates makes fresh, all natural chocolates from Vermont. They make a wide variety of chocolates, including a line of gourmet Organic Chocolates that are USDA certified organic. Their Organic Chocolate Truffles come in fifteen assorted pieces. This includes 2 70% dark chocolate truffles, 2 Aztec truffles (made of dark chocolate with cayenne, cinnamon, and lime), 2 Ethiopian Coffee truffles (dark chocolate with rich roasted coffee and lemon), 2 Ginger Lemon truffles (dark chocolate, citrus, and ginger), 2 Honey Fig truffles (milk chocolate with wild honey and figs), 2 Milk Chocolate truffles (with a smooth milk chocolate center), 2 Vanilla truffles (extra dark chocolate with pure vanilla) and 1 Mango truffle (dark chocolate and mango). They also make Organic Chocolate Squares that come in 24 pieces. Varieties include: Dark Spicy Aztec (55% cocoa content with cayenne, pumpkin seeds, and cinnamon), Milk Sea Salt and Almonds (38% cocoa content with roasted almonds and sea salt), Dark Chocolate (55% cocoa content), and Milk Chocolate (34% cocoa content). Lake Champlain Organic Chocolate Bars come in Milk, Dark, Dark Spicy Aztec, Milk Chocolate with Sea Salt and Almonds, Peruvian Organic Dark Chocolate, and Peruvian Organic Cherry Dark Chocolate. Try their Organic Fair Trade Hot Chocolate or their Organic Fair Trade Unsweetened Cocoa. You can buy Lake Champlain Organic Chocolate from their website. Prices range from about $3.00 to around $50.00.
Foods that are organic were grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, or ionizing radiation. Organic foods are GMO free. According to LiveStrong, dark chocolate is healthy because it contains antioxidants that help fight aging, infection, and illness. It has also been shown to decrease LDL, the “bad cholesterol”. Lake Champlain makes several kinds of chocolates, so you will need to seek out the organic line of them on their website. Lake Champlain headquarters are located in Burlington, Vermont. There are some lovely chocolate recipes on the website.