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April 21st is National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
you're looking for something to do today then break out your chocolate
blankets because it's National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day!
What nut doesn't taste good covered in chocolate?
right into celebrating National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day!
WHY IS THIS A
You know, with these food holidays it's really hard to
out who started the celebration and if there was a specific reason for
the date chosen, and today's no different! So all you can assume is
that a group of chocolate-covered cashew lovers got together and said,
"You know, these things need their own holiday, they're that good!"
Everyone agreed as they munched on them and BAM, a holiday was born!
But there are actually some good reasons for you to join in
the celebration... I mean other than just the taste! First of all,
chocolate isn't an evil candy when you look at the facts. Chocolate has
antioxidants, helps with blood pressure and even balances out your
Dark chocolate can even lower your cholesterol and
some studies have shown that chocolate consumption reduces your chances
of having a stroke! And if that's not enough, cashews have
own bag full of benefits too! They have a lower fat content than most
nuts and most of the fat they do contain is unsaturated fat; the good
kind ;). Cashews also have their own antioxidants and are packed with
nutrients like copper, magnesium and phosphorus. And it's been found
that eating nuts will lower your risk of packing on the fatty pounds.
So now you have many reasons to eat a handful of
chocolate-covered cashews today!
So how can you celebrate today? Well, celebrating could be as
easy as heading down to your local grocery store or candy store and
picking up a bag of chocolate-covered cashews. Then munch
you celebrate the deliciousness! Don't forget to share with
others and possibly launch them at each others mouths and see who can
catch the most. Just don't drop them on the floor; that's no
to celebrate! Thank goodness for the 30 second rule, huh?
you could pick up some chocolate and cashews separately and make your
own. It doesn't take long at all and you can get really
with it. You can use milk chocolate, white chocolate or dark
chocolate or you can use them all! Dip them in dark
let them cool down, then dip them in milk chocolate, let them cool down
and then dip them one more time in white chocolate. Now tell
that doesn't sound delicious! Or you can go on a hunt for
that technically would still count as chocolate-covered
Yeah that's right, if the cashew has chocolate surrounding it then it
still counts! So think of all the chocolate treats that have
cashews in them, or could have cashews added to them!
ice cream, chocolate milk shakes, brownies, fudgsicles, chocolate cake
and so on. Have fun with it! Enjoy your day and
an extra handful for me!