SunSpire Grain Sweetened Chocolate Chips (283 g)
Chocolate Chips All Natural Grain Sweetened by SunSpire
Sunspire's own alternatively sweetened chocolate chips use malted grains (barley and corn) for a delicious alternative to refined sugars. SunSpire's specially formulated grain sweetener allows the chocolate's taste to be enjoyed more fully, rather than being masked by sugar and flavorings.SunSpire's Natural Chocolates
Good chocolate is more than just rich flavor and a texture so smooth it melts on your tongue. It's also made with 100% natural ingredients, without artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. That's what makes good chocolate even better. Health Facts
Health Benefits of SunSpire Sweeteners
- All Natural - No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives
- No Hydrogenated Oils
- SunSpire Organic Chocolates Support Chemical-Free, Sustainable Agriculture
- Natural Alternative Sweeteners: Malted Grains, Organic Sugar, Dried Cane Juice & Molasses
- Cholesterol Free
- Non-Dairy Varieties
- No MSG/HVP
- Kosher OU-D
Sunspire's commitment to delicious and healthy products is shown in the variety of sweeteners that SunSpire uses. SunSpire believes that less refined sugars are a better choice and they even enhance the flavor profile of SunSpire products.What does "organic" mean on Sunspire products?
Organic means that all the ingredients are grown, harvested, produced and packaged without chemicals. Sunspire has a dedicated line of organic confections as well as organic chocolate baking chips. SunSpire products are third-party certified organic by QAI. (Quality Assurance International). Are Sunspire products certified Kosher?
Yes. SunSpire products are certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union, the most widely recognized Kosher certification in the world. This certifies that every ingredient has been inspected and/or approved by a qualified Rabbi from the Orthodox Union. SunSpire products carry the OU-D symbol. As our dairy-free ingredient products are made on equipment that makes dairy ingredient products, the Orthodox Union certifies our products as OU-D. Is Sunspire Chocolate "fair trade" certified?
SunSpire organic cocoa is grown in Central America and parts of South America. It is purchased at premium prices and produced to standards that map very closely to globally defined fair trade practices. Many of the growers who supply SunSpire with organic cocoa are members of fair trade coalitions within their own countries. SunSpire supports the principles of fair trade; however, SunSpire products do not have fair trade certification. SunSpire's conventionally grown cocoa comes from all three major cocoa growing regions: Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. SunSpire works closely with our chocolate suppliers and stand by their statements that the cocoa in SunSpire products is being produced under fair labor conditions. Further, as members of the World Cocoa Foundation, SunSpire has extended their work to directly support the well-being and livelihood of cocoa growers worldwide.How is chocolate made?
Raw cocoa beans are dried and roasted, then they are cracked, and the "nibs" (the center of the cocoa bean) are ground. Using a hydraulic press, the cocoa butter is extracted, leaving a dense, rich, and bitter substance called chocolate liquor. Despite the name, this substance does not contain any alcohol. After drying, the chocolate liquor is ground into powder form. This is unsweetened chocolate. &:" ": business. As she began her quest to develop all natural recipes, Jennings also discovered ways to innovate many of her family's classic ones. She researched nutritive sweeteners and worked on crafting the best-tasting and purest natural candies. As a result, Sunspire pioneered the natural chocolate category, setting the taste and quality standard for natural chocolates and confections - a standard that has never been met by another company.
- 1/4 cup oil
- 2 tbsp. dark molasses
- 1/2 cup raw honey
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup wheat germ
- 1/4 tsp. ginger
- 1 cup SunSpire chocolate baking chips
Instructions: Mix liquid ingredients. Add nuts. Stir in wheat germ, flour, chocolate chips, and mix well. Drop teaspoons of mix onto oiled cookie sheet. Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 300 degrees or until golden brown.
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1/2 cup unrefined oil
- 6 tbsp. raw honey
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
- 1 cup ground toasted almonds or almond flour
- 1 cup SunSpire chocolate baking chips
- 3 tbsp. orange rind
- 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Instructions: Mix yogurt, oil, honey and apple juice well. Add whole wheat flour and almond flour. Mix well. Stir in chocolate chips, orange rind and vanilla extract. Mix well to make a dough. Pour into a lightly oiled 8 x 8 cake pan. Bake in a preheated 300 degree oven for one hour or until golden brown.
Whole grain malted barley and corn, unsweetened chocolate, cocoa butter, soy lecithin (a non-GMO emulsifier), and pure natural vanilla. Made in a facility that uses dairy, peanuts, sesame, soy and tree nuts. Incidental milk may be present. Not guaranteed gluten-free.
Sunspire Chocolates was founded in 1979 when Janet Jennings, a fourth generation chocolatier, decided to follow her vision of crafting high quality sweets with only natural ingredients instead of joining her family's successful chocolate business.
The Hain-Celestial Group
4600 Sleepytime Dr.
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Sunspire Grain Sweetened Chocolate Chips have been part of my diet for over twenty years! I do not eat sugar but still have a sweet tooth. This product contains NO SUGAR OR SUGAR SUBSTITUTES like Splenda or NutraSweet or other well known products. Barley malt metabolizes so much easier, does not affect blood sugar, and is as gentle to the body as it comes. These are wonderful to add in yogurt, eaten on their own, or added to a favorite smoothie. LuckyVitamin is an excellent supplier and offers free shipping on this excellent product when purchased in bulk.
Great product for diabetics!!
BEST CHOCOLATE CHIPS EVER!!!! As my family doesn't consume any cane sugar, these have been a great substitute for the more traditional childhood cookies. My 8 year old loves them, and I love that they have a lower glycemic load than the average chip.
Love them...I use them all the time for baking protein bars and other stuff requiring choc. chips. They do not taste the same as Nestle so don't be fooled if you eat them on their own.
look forward to baking with
tastes great. we use 1 cup chocolate chips, 2 cups whole wheat flour, 2/3 cup olive oil,2/3 cup water, 1/3 cup agave, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Mix, bake at 375 10 minutes. makes 24 cookies
I needed a chocolate product without sugar. This actually tastes like chocolate, melts like chocolate and meets my needs.
I purchased this item, as it's getting more difficult to find locally. I've had them before and use them primarily is low-sugar baking with crystalline fructose due to my health issues. I will undoubtedly buy them again, when I run out.
well, this product definitely has a unique flavor, it does not tast like chocolate at all. On it's own it does not taste very well but mixed with sliced bananas it's an awesome sweet treat, I actually purchased this product to make protein bars but I have not accomplished that yet...!
Does not have the strong flavor of regular chocolate but does have something of and an initial burst of flavor and is not nearly as sweet, which is what I wanted. I chop it and mix it in small amounts with unsweetened cocoa powder.
The only place I could find this product was here on LuckyVitamin so I ordered enough to take advantage of their free shipping offer and stored the extra in the fridge. the product is awesome for you Clean Eaters out there! No sugar, and the fudge that my wife makes using this, some natural peanut butter, and a hint of vanilla is to die for! The item is spot on in terms of what you think you are getting - something healthy (relatively speaking) with NO sugar!!