Picnik's First Annual Chocolate Festival is just in time for Valentines day this year – it'll be taking place at Picnik Austin this Saturday, February 13th from 2pm to 4pm!
Picnik will be announcing a special chocolate-inspired drink menu exclusively for this event. Stay tuned for more details, we will be sharing this special one-day-only menu with you guys this week. And in addition to our special drink menu, we'll also be whipping up some Valentine's day treats in the Picnik bakery. Naomi's famous cupcakes will be making an appearance for sure, as well as our paleo/vegan chocolate tartes. Follow this event for more surprises!
This year you will also find delicious little treats like Chocolate Pharmacy's truffles. Chocolate Pharmacy's motto is “chocolate as medicine”, and their chocolates are packed with some of the earth's most delicious and medicinal edibles- spices. Their organic, raw, paleo and vegan chocolates are sweetened with yacon syrup!
You'll also find truffles and bars from Crubom – another like-minded local business. These chocolates feature raw cacao, raw honey, and coconut oil for a rich, creamy texture without dairy. Seriously divine! Additions like sunbutter, maca, basil, lemon zest, and bee pollen create beautifully elevated flavor profiles.
And in addition to the assortment of edible chocolates – there will be plenty of chocolate to drink! MALK- Cold Pressed & Plant Based Milk will be here with their ridiculously tasty Chocolate Pecan Milk. We use their Cashew Milk in your coffee by request, but we're excited for you to try this chocolatey version! It contains organic pecans, organic raw cacao, organic maple syrup, organic vanilla, Himalayan salt, and filtered water. That's it! And somehow, it tastes like the chocolate milk of your childhood.
The lovely Barefoot Provisions will be here with an assortment of chocolates from various paleo-businesses around the country, like our friends at eating EVOLVED! Organic raw truffle cakes, coconut “mylk” chocolate, %100 chocolate with bits of date, organic chocolate hazelnut spread, and chocolate chip cookie dough butter can all be found on barefootprovisions.com. I can't wait to try them all!
And we will have Hazelnut Coffee Maca bars from Thunderbird Energetica! These bars are grain-free, soy-free, paleo, and vegan. And they feature some of our favorite ingredients – like cacao butter, fair trade coffee beans, chia seeds, maca root powder and Himalayan sea salt. Sweetened with dates and texturally enhanced with rich, creamy hazelnut butter. They are divinely delicious, loaded with superfoods, and handcrafted right here in Austin, Texas! Doesn't get much better than that!
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