A while back I was contacted by Sarah Glancy who is an Independent Executive Distributor for Choffy. What the heck is Choffy, you ask? I know, I thought the same thing. Choffy is a new product kind of like coffee but made from roasted and ground cocoa beans instead! It can be served as a hot or cold chocolate drink and is only 20 calories per serving. Sarah kindly asked if I was interested in reviewing Choffy on my blog (she must know about my chocolate obsession). I obviously agreed and was excited to try out a product that could possibly curb my chocolate cravings!
Bonus: Choffy contains no sugars, fat, chemicals, gluten, or dairy. It brews just like coffee does and requires either a French Press or a coffee maker. Dean has a French Press so we tried it out that way.
Verdict? As a beverage, I was not a fan. It was extremely bitter to me. I tried adding almond milk and vanilla flavoured stevia but the bitterness was not minimized at all. This is personal though. I am not a fan of dark chocolate at all and Choffy tastes just like dark chocolate to me. Dean loves bitter beverages and drank the Choffy just like he would drink an espresso (and liked it).
I didn’t want to give up on Choffy though! I thought it had great potential and a really nice texture so I tried it in some of my meals/recipes and it proved to be pretty tasty! Here are some of the ways I really enjoyed it:
The taste is just like cocoa powder but Choffy has a really unique texture with a little bit of crunch! It serves as a really fun topping and adds a hint of chocolately flavour to some yummy treats. If you want to learn more about Choffy, check out their website and Facebook page.
I will post the “CHruffles” and post-workout soft serve recipes within the next couple of days, don’t worry!
Do you like dark chocolate?
I’ve always preferred milk chocolate, but that’s just me! I like my chocolate really sweet and creamy!
Are you a coffee drinker?
I’m not. Coffee is much too bitter for me. I would rather have a nice flavoured tea with some almond milk