Sit with me in sacred space and a tale I shall unfold, Of a love affair enchanted, with a cup of cocoa bold.
Theobromine is probably the utmost famous molecule in cacao. It is directly linked to the Latin name of the cacao tree: Theobroma Cacao. Theo means ‘God’ and Broma means ‘food’.
PEA is an alkaloid naturally occurring in our bodies and cacao stimulates the release of PEA in the brain. Specifically in the part of the brain that is associated with emotions.
I’ve recently taken up two activities which have inspired this particular Ceremonial cacao recipe. The first one being: I’ve started foraging and the second one being: I’ve started back going to the gym
Gluten-free & vegan recipe ceremonial cacao! Serve with cashew cream whip & fresh local berries - yum!!
Cacao brought me home to myself. She showed me how to love myself, how to read my intuition, my inner wisdom, how to connect with my body, my mind and my soul.
I have been working with cacao for the last 3.5 years. Cacao was one of the first steps I took on my spiritual journey.
I have recently rediscovered the beauty of simple porridge oats for breakfast.
We all need grounding and a detox of body and mind from time to time.
I knew I would be inspired to concoct a recipe using ingredients from the Hill of Tara itself and also inspired by the Hill.