Hello everyone! I am relatively new and somewhere in between flirting and vegan. Today I am having a terrible time with sweet/chocolate cravings. I'm also reading Hip Chicks Guide to Macrobiotics and it essentially indicates when you're craving something, you are out of balance. How do I figure out what I'm lacking and make this craving go away?? I fear I could eat an entire gigantic bag of peanut M & M's...
You can still have chocolate! Get some without any dairy in it. My favorite is malt barley sweetened chocolate chips by Sunspire. For me, a chocolate craving usually means I'm out of balance mentally or emotionally. Chocolate gives you feel-good endorphins. Have a little, but also try to figure out what is wrong so you can fix it. :)
Oh, girl, I eat chocolate all the time. Most good, dark chocolates are vegan. I love the Ghiradelli dark chocolate bars, and I'm also a huge fan of Ritter Sport dark chocolate-covered marzipan. Those are both available in most grocery stores. I like to pair both of them with whatever berries are in season.
If you like dark chocolate, most are vegan so you can totally eat some! And if you feel like eating a chocolate-peanut treat, look out the Chocoate Peanut Butter Cups and the Crispy Peanut Butter Treats with Chocolate Chips in The Kind Diet, they should do the trick ;).
I am craving chocolate too and the dark stuff is just not doing the trick. I love european milk chocolate and it is the only non vegan thing that I cannot replace with a vegan alternative. I have tried so many and nothing works :-(
I will keep trying alternatives til I find one and am going to try and cook my own truffles etc to see if anything comes close. Until then i will just have to crave.
The best vegan chocolate are the dark chocolates from Endangered Species! YUMM, you're making me crave it now! They come in bar form or as individual pieces. You can find them at Whole Foods. Also, Whole Foods vegan chocolate chips are great (I like these better than Sunspire).