Vote for ChocoSol #NOWBestof

Think ChocoSol is the best? Vote for us in NOW’s Best of T.O. Reader’s Choice. #NOWBestof

We’ve been nominated for Best Chocolate and you can vote until September 12. Just click on our name and hit Cast Your Vote: http://bestof.nowtoronto.com/2014/nominees.cfm?category=158&subcategory=1491

Thanks for your support!

Labour Day Long Weekend

Happy long weekend!! Our kitchen location (1131 St. Clair West) will be closed to the public on Monday, September 1 for Labour Day…

BUT you can still find us on Monday at Sorauren Farmers’ Market.

PLUS, you can find us on Saturday and Sunday at our kitchen location and at our usual farmers’ markets,  and on Sunday at Pedestrian Sunday Kensington.

 

 

Wild Blueberry Festival 2014

The Wild Blueberry Festival is here! Join us on Sunday at Evergreen Brick Works (10 to 3).

Full event details: http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event-details/10217

Just for the festival, we’ll be serving up a blueberry cacao smoothie and fresh corn tortillas with blueberry coulis and chocolate.

Want to make them at home? Here’s how:

ChocoSol’s Blueberry Cacao Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 3 Tbsp hemp seed
  • 1 cup ice water
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1½ tsp chia seeds
  • Raw or roasted ChocoSol cacao nibs (to sprinkle)

Instructions:

  • Blend together the first five ingredients (blueberries, hemp seed, ice, maple syrup, and chia seeds)
  • Sprinkle with raw or roasted  cacao nibs
  • Yields: 2 cups

 ChocoSol Blueberry Cacao Smoothie
Tortilla Project’s Blueberry Coulis

  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp water – divided
  • 2 tsp amaranth flour

Instructions:

  • In a small saucepan, bring blueberries, maple syrup, fresh lemon juice, and 1 Tbsp water to a boil on high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • In a small dish, combine amaranth flower with 1 Tbsp water to form a thickening mixture. Stir the amaranth mixture into the blueberry mixture. Simmer for 1 minute until thickened, carefully stirring into blueberries mixture with a fork. Remove from heat and let cool completely before pouring onto tortillas (or other food dish).
  • Yields: ½ cup

Tortilla Project Blueberry Coulis