Monthly Archives: October 2014

Even if You’re on a Diet, It’s Good to Treat Yourself Occasionally

Sticking to a diet is tough — it’s nearly impossible to stick to lettuce and chicken breast while your friends are enjoying delicious treats. In order to succeed on a diet, you need to allow yourself a special treat once in a while. This will keep your cravings under control so you don’t completely fall […]

Lose the Sugar in Your Recipes: How to Replace It With Honey

White sugar is devoid of nutrients, and lacks flavor when compared to raw honey from Hawaii. In order to include more honey in your diet, use it in place of the white sugar in your favorite recipes. Here are some tips to help you adjust your recipes properly, so your end results are even tastier […]

Store Your Chocolate Properly to Prevent Blooming

chocolate treats from Hawaii

Have you ever pulled a nice chocolate bar or some chocolate covered macadamia nuts out of your cupboard and discovered that they were covered in white spots? These white spots are known as bloom, and while they make the chocolate look old and unappealing, they only have a small impact on its color and flavor. […]

Throw an Elegant Halloween Party for Adults With Delicious Treats From Hawaii

Halloween does not have to be just about the kids. With a little planning, you can throw a stellar Halloween party for adults. Here are some festive ideas to get your planning off to the right start. Decorations Instead of going with the classic orange and black, shake things up with something more sophisticated. A […]

Welcome Fall With a Delicious Macadamia Nut Tart

recipes with Macadamia nuts

The sweetness and crunch of macadamia nuts, paired with their subtle creaminess, makes them a perfect ingredient for luscious baked goods. This drool-worthy macadamia nut recipe, for instance, will impress guests at your next party — expect them to ask for seconds! You’ll need: 1 cup flour 2 1/2 sticks butter, cut into cubes 3 […]

You Can Make Amazing French Press Coffee With These Tips

Hawaiian coffee

Waking up in the morning is not so tough when you get to start the day with the perfect cup of our Hawaiian Ka’u coffee. If you are interested in brewing your coffee using a method a bit different from the norm, you may want to try using a French Press. Here are some tips to […]

Fermentation: How Chocolate Gets Its Flavor

chocolate from Hawaii

Like many gourmet foods, high-quality chocolate takes time to produce. Between the time when the beans are harvested from the tree, and the time when they are processed into chocolate, they undergo a vital fermentation process. It is this fermentation stage that gives artisan chocolate, such as our chocolate treats from Hawaii, its deep and […]

Super Simple Honey Granola Snack Bar to Get You Through the Day

There are so many ways to incorporate honey into your daily diet. All-natural honey is a healthy natural sweetener, and that’s one of the reasons why we recommend using honey in your baked goods and snacks. Now that the kids are back in school, we have some super simple honey granola snack bar recipes that can help […]

For the Best Coffee, Make Sure You Store It Properly

Hawaiian Ku'a coffee

There’s nothing as soothing as a great cup of coffee in the morning. One of the secrets to the freshest, most flavorful brew is not only choosing the best beans, but storing them carefully. Even the highest quality coffee, including our Hawaiian Ka’u coffee, will not taste its best if you don’t make the effort […]