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Can vegans eat peanuts?

Can vegans eat peanuts?
  Thanks for sticking about to celebrate the opening of our retail location- has been a long 9 years, but, it just keeps going. I wanted to take th...

Why is Zimt so expensive? (Hint: It isn't.)

Why is Zimt so expensive? (Hint: It isn't.)
As expressed in a previous blog post, the purpose of Zimt is not to make chocolate.  There are a number of topics that I’d like to delve into and, ...

Social Media: A Few Thoughts

Social Media: A Few Thoughts
Here's a blog post I wrote about social media. I tried to keep it inoffensive.  I also tried to keep the accompanying video inoffensive, while conv...

Zimt Is Not A Chocolate Company

Zimt Is Not A Chocolate Company
... surprised?    Fair- we're pretty sneaky. I mean, if we are a company that makes and sells chocolate, it is logical to conclude that we are a c...

Hope Springs Eternal

Hope Springs Eternal
Hi There, Unless you've been hiding under a rock lately (and quite frankly, who could blame you?), I think it is pretty safe to say that you wish y...

chocolate sandwich spread for all

chocolate sandwich spread for all

Hey There-

Happy Halloween Eve. I have a recipe and a story and maybe something sort of… thought provoking for you. I am basically just including the recipe because it is tasty, easy and because I think you should try it.

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Mylk Shake // vegan. healthy. green.

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Mylk Shake // vegan. healthy. green.
Hey Everybody-   We are juuuust hanging on to the last bits of summer- I’m already missing the stone fruit and local berries. But it was pretty awesome while it lasted, right?   And we still have a lot to look forward to this fall,...

Healthy Chocolate Nut Butter Granola Bars

Healthy Chocolate Nut Butter Granola Bars
These don’t really taste healthy. But they sure do have a lot of healthy stuff in them.     Perfect. I have tried a lot of granola bars over the years. I remember eating those Valley-Something-Or-Other ones when I was in hospital and loving the peanut butter...

Crunch Chew Bounty Better Balls /v/gf/raw/yum

Crunch Chew Bounty Better Balls /v/gf/raw/yum
Some people can’t help but be inspiring. You know the type- naturally amazing, very conscious, hilarious, loves chocolate, makes yummy treats. When my bud Emily from This Rawesome Vegan Life posted that donut hole recipe, I think we all were pretty overwhelmed with happiness....

Coconut Banana Bread to Live For

Coconut Banana Bread to Live For
First recipe of the year, Zimtees- and it is a good one! A few months ago, we participated in our local plant-based food powerhouses’  The Juice Truck and Erin Ireland’s Mindful Movie Night. Yep, it was macaroons and truffles and Peppermint Nib’d bars for all!...

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Pumpkin Pie Truffles
Or should I say, “Pretend Pumpkin Pie Truffles”? The truth is, there is no pumpkin in these delicious truffles. None whatsoever. And yet, they taste like creamy bites of pumpkin pie, covered in a smooth and crunchy shell of everybody’s favourite chocolate =) A great addition...

Happy World Vegan Day =)

Happy World Vegan Day =)
Good November 1st to you, Zimtees!   I trust we’re all coming out of our post-Halloween sugar rush mode? (And cue the Christmas shopping madness…). Today is a particularly special day. It seems like every day on the calendar has something it is associated with-...