Chocolate: is it a food or a drug? Yes, seriously. I read a few studies on that topic. My conclusion is: who cares, as long as you eat the pure chocolate with no additives and no dairy.  Yes, I admit I can get chocolate cravings, and, as real as they are, it doesn’t mean chocolate is a drug. But my hormonal level is out of balance, so says one of the studies.
So here’s a delicious vegan recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies:

Delicious Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 30 large
  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 202 kcal
  • Fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Sodium: 245mg
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Vegan
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Egg substitute, I use flax seeds; 1 egg = 1 Tablespoon of flax meal (seeds grinded) and 3 Tbsp of water.
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cup / 350 g vegan butter, I use almond butter
  • 1 cup / 200 brown sugar
  • ½ cup / 125 g raw sugar
  • ½ cup / 100 ml water
  • 1 tsp Organic Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Vegan egg substitute equals 2 eggs
  • 2 cups / 250 g unbleached flour
  • 1 cup / 125 g whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 cups / 225 g vegan chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Whisk the almond butter together with brown sugar and raw sugar.
  2. Add egg replacer, vanilla, and water and whisk till you get a smooth texture
  3. Slowly add flours while mixing.
  4. Add the chips.
  5. Put in the oven at 350°F / 175°C for 8 to 10 minutes on baking tray with baking paper.

In case you are curious about the studies about chocolate being food or drug:

Sources: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10524390

http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?fr=163.123

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