Ceremonial Cacao Recipe
Drinking cacao helps us connect to our inner self, assisting in deeper healing and receiving clarity in the areas of love, purpose, intuitition and personal growth.
Before our modern ways of existing and living took over we lived in harmony with our natural world, we respected the wisdom of plants and what they could teach us.
Plant medicines such as cacao help us to reconnect with this primal wisdom, bringing us back into harmony with ourselves, eachother and Earth.
( per individual )
Cayenne Pepper - A pinch of,
Cinnamon - A good spinkle,
Agave, syrup - Add to taste, cacao can be a little bitter.
To make it deliciously personal, why not something extra to give your elixr some LOVE!
Organic orange essential oil,
- Measure/Weigh your cacao beans whilst dry,
- Leave your beans to soak for 15 mins in hot ( not boiling ) water - You'll thank me for this step when it comes to peeling all those shells!
- Peel off all their little shells - Do what you like with these ( disgard or recycle )
Its time to grind those beans!
Now, theres two ways to get this part done
Blender or Pestle & Mortar,
Personally I tend to use my Nutri Bullet for convenience purposes but when you have some time to spend it's nice to get grinding the traditional way
Add all your above measured ingedients along with your lovingly peeled and ground cacao beans to the sausapan or whatever pot / method you are using to heat your chocolate creation,
Remember - Do not boil / over heat your cacao medine, take your time and heat slowly, stir gently,
Play some feel good, healing music to send all those healing vibrations into your beautiful chocolate medicine, we love playing a bit of GAYATRI MANTRA
Have a little taste to determine how much sweetness you want to add, it's personal.
When your ceromonial cacoa is ready it will be slightly frothy on top and smell delicious!
Set your intentions, open your heart and let all the healing energy of cacao do her magic.