The ancient Olmecs and Mayans loved combining cacao and chili pepper in their sacred chocolate drinks, and sometimes they would even add honey or agave. I just attended a David Wolfe lecture in Seattle, and he says he loves the combination of cacao nibs/beans, honey and cayenne. So this is a tribute to Mr. Wolfe....
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    Serves 1; double the portion if you want to get really hopped up!
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1. Mix the ingredients in a rice bowl.

2. Sprinkle with extra cayenne, if you can stand it.

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By achin70

The ancient Olmecs and Mayans loved combining cacao and chili pepper in their sacred chocolate drinks, and sometimes they would even add honey or agave.

I just attended a David Wolfe lecture in Seattle, and he says he loves the combination of cacao nibs/beans, honey and cayenne.

So this is a tribute to Mr. Wolfe.

Repeat the mantra: Cacao & Chili, Chili & Cacao.

Ideally, your lips should be humming with the heat of the cayenne!

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heat and sweet equal good eat

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This sounds as lot like this Dagoba organic chocolate bar I had a while ago (oops, not raw) that was like 70% cacao and had nibs, chilis, maca, and nutmeg in it. It was kind of weird having spice in my chocolate, but I liked it. My dad didn't, though! lol

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rachel_akiko: I think I'll try this combo. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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rachel_akiko: I think I'll try this combo. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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This sounds as lot like this Dagoba organic chocolate bar I had a while ago (oops, not raw) that was like 70% cacao and had nibs, chilis, maca, and nutmeg in it. It was kind of weird having spice in my chocolate, but I liked it. My dad didn't, though! lol

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heat and sweet equal good eat

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Cayenne!?!?! Sound good!!

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