If you love chocolate then this balsamic is for you! This Chocolate Dark Balsamic Vinegar is exceptional over desserts, in fruit salads, over apples, bananas and strawberries as well as in your morning coffee! It is a very versatile balsamic you might drizzle or brush over your chicken, pork or steak after it is grilled as well as over any hard cheeses. It’s also a miracle flavor over ice creams and gelatos. This Chocolate Dark Balsamic Vinegar is extraordinary!
Let your inner chef out to play!
Chocolate, I think you will agree, lends itself to complement an array of foods and flavors. The most symbiotic pairing of Blood Orange, Meyer Lemon or Lime Infused Olive Oil is a given, but imagine how it might blend with Basil or Chipotle Infused Olive Oil for an intriguing culinary treat? Or pairing it with some of the berry or fruit infused dark balsamic vinegars like Strawberry, Raspberry, Fig or Pomegranate Infused Dark Balsamic.
Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals and polyphenols are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Chocolate is potently rich in micro minerals – copper, magnesium, iron, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. It also contains caffeine and theobromine potentially stimulating brain function. Dark chocolate is also a powerful antioxidant and is anti-inflammatory, containing polyphenols; flavanols and catechins that improve blood flow to the skin protecting it from sun damage, improves insulin sensitivity, lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) oxidation and improves blood flow in the arteries decreasing blood pressure.
Dark Balsamic Vinegar Traditional Modena dark balsamic vinegar is made from reduced grape juice and has all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in the grape, one of the healthiest and most nutritious fruits. The antioxidants in this vinegar have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer Traditionally aged balsamic vinegars have many health benefits. Acetic acid is its main constituent. It is antimicrobial and antioxidant and is known to regulate blood sugar with its antiglycemic or antidiabetic effect. Acetic acid in balsamic vinegar has strains of probiotics that promote digestion and gut health, supporting the microbiome and the overall immune system. Balsamic vinegar can lower cholesterol, regulate blood pressure and aid in weight loss. Inhalation of steamed vapor can clear congestion. Polyphenols from the grapes may promote blood circulation. Some use balsamic vinegar to treat acid reflux and heartburn. Acetic acid also aids in belly fat loss, and the probiotic chemicals found in it help to promote a sense of fullness, which helps to reduce overeating. In addition, balsamic vinegar is fat-free and has an anti-obesity effect.