National Mint Chocolate Day 2017

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Has there ever been a better combination than chocolate and mint? If you answered “yes” to that question, please comment on this article because we want to know what flavor combinations you’re concocting.

 

Chocolate Mint Day is always observed on February 19th and it is a chance to indulge in your favorite creations inspired by this flavor combo. Do you want proof that chocolate and mint were meant to be? There is actually a chocolate mint plant that exists in the world. It is a species of mint that has nuances of chocolate in flavor and in scent. Oh, and chocolate mint essential oil is a helpful herbal remedy for combating nausea and indigestion.

 

Here’s A Little Chocolate (And Mint) History:

The cocoa tree has been harvested in Central and South America for quite some time. In fact, some of the best chocolate in the world is grown in these regions because the climate is perfect for the plant. The Aztecs and the Mayans are given a lot of credit for their ways with chocolate. European explorers brought chocolate back to Europe, but they were not fond of the bitter beans.

 

Europeans began to use brew the chocolate into a hot beverage, for medicinal purposes, and they began mixing other healing herbs like cinnamon and mint. Once they put sugar into the drink, chocolate and mint became the mocha Frappuccino of the time. Inventions and improvements were made that allowed confectioners to begin mass-producing chocolate. Subsequently, mint chocolate became a popular treat by the 1900s.

 

Since the 20th century, many companies have produced mint chocolate treats. There are after dinner mints, Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies, mint chocolate chip ice cream, and even mint chocolate martinis. The creations are endless, which is why we’ve gathered a couple of our favorite mint chocolate desserts that you can enjoy guilt-free.

 

Raw Peppermint Patties:

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This raw peppermint patty has a subtle hint of coconut, which makes it all the more delicious. You may not want to put these out for everyone because they’ll be gone in seconds.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream:

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Mint chocolate chip ice cream is a classic flavor. It’s refreshingly light and creamy and makes an amazing summertime treat. But you don’t have to go to the store to get your fix anymore.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Vegan Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches:

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Who doesn’t love an ice cream sandwich? We found an ice cream sandwich recipe that you can enjoy guilt-free. In fact, you may want to hoard these for yourself in the fridge.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Sources:

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-chocolate-mint-day-february-19/

https://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/chocolate-mint-day

2017-02-20T11:16:17+00:00

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