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Hi!<br><br><br><br>
Ive been a strict veggie for 11 yrs but Ive recently been trying to be more of a vegan! But Im a bit rubbish at it to be honest! Ive giving up milk, eggs, icecream, yogart, all that kinda stuff (mostly, sometimes Ive had the odd cake - egg obv! :S and things!) but the 2 things Im havin problems with are cheese (the soya one isnt the best is it really hehe!) but mainly chocolate, which probably makes it worse as I work in a choc shop hehe! Ive been eating 70% dark at work, but it still has milk traces <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":("> Ive tried a few of the vegan ones but theyre all a bit gross haha! can any1 recommend any that are tasty? Im soo missing it and neeeed to find a good vegan one b4 I explode haha! thank yooouu!
 

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hi again Becky<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br><br><br>
Here is a link to a vegan chocolate review<br><br><br><br><a href="http://veganreview.blogspot.com/2005/12/december-vegan-chocolate.html" target="_blank">http://veganreview.blogspot.com/2005...chocolate.html</a><br><br><br><br><br><br>
So far out of the bunch they listed, I've only tried the 'Tropical Source' Hazelnut Dark Chocolate, and being a hugh fan of milk chocolate (well, used to be before going vegan) I didn't think I'd like it, but its sooooooooo good!
 

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My favorite chocolate is terra nostra dark truffle... it's 57% dark, and is vegan. I find it quite creamy and not bitter at all.
 

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I love the endangered species ones, my fave being the extreme dark (to me, the more cocoa, the better!) and at least in buying them a percentage of your purchase goes to help the environment and the animals...a perfect combination
 

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I haven't heard of any of the above brands, so maybe they are available only in the US?<br><br><br><br>
In the UK, try the Plamil ones, if you haven't already. Some of those are very good and they come in different flavours; you will find them in a health food shop or in large supermarkets. They are all vegan and some are a bit like milk chocolate, rather than being very rich and dark.<br><br><br><br>
Green and Black's and Lindt make high % cocoa chocolates. For amazing truffles, try Booja Booja - they are gorgeous, but quite expensive. Perfect for a treat though.<br><br><br><br>
They are the main ones I can think of for now.
 

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Green and Black's DEFINETLY, especially the mint bars, which taste way much like those peppermint patty/ junior mint things, if you were missing those. Endangered species bars are awesome too, and for a good cause, if you don't mind the whole "produced on the same equipment as..." thing.
 

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If a person who likes and eats chocolate buys carob expecting it to taste like chocolate, they will be sorely disappointed.
 

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Green and Black's DEFINETLY, especially the mint bars, which taste way much like those peppermint patty/ junior mint things, if you were missing those. Endangered species bars are awesome too, and for a good cause, if you don't mind the whole "produced on the same equipment as..." thing.</div>
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Green and Black's mint bars. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":drool:"> I had forgotten about them until just now, curse you bethany! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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Yes, the dark chocolate ones are great! They also come with a coupon in the wrapper.</div>
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The last one of those bars I bought had a coupon that had expired 1 YEAR previously.
 

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If a person who likes and eats chocolate buys carob expecting it to taste like chocolate, they will be sorely disappointed.</div>
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The last one of those bars I bought had a coupon that had expired 1 YEAR previously.</div>
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That sucks!
 

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C'mon by MrsFalafels chocolate factory and shop. She's always got a selection of handmade vegan chocolates available. My faves are the kirsch cherry chocolates and the peppermint creams.<br><br><br><br>
She'll even make you custom ones if you have a large enough order. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D"><br><br><br><br>
Plenty of vegan chocolate out there if you know where to look!
 

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I love the endangered species bars- but for convinience , I go for Lindt's.<br><br>
They have a new couple of vegan dark chocolate bars-<br><br>
There is an the Equador- 75% intense cocoa.<br><br>
The traditional Excellence-70% cocoa.<br><br>
The Madagascar bar -65% cocoa and my new personal fav-<br><br>
The Cuba at 55% cocoa, but still free of milk products!!!! It's a little creamier and definitely less bitter!
 

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Hachez is a German brand that may be available in the UK. Not all of theirs are dairy free, but they have some 70% dark ones that are. Talk about smooth!
 

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Ooh theres lots! wicked! thank u all so much! Ive obviously been lookin in the wrong places hehe! thanks every1 xxx
 

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I never really acquired a "love" of chocolate. I really can't see the lure. I'm a girl even, and we are supposed to be addicted to it. I like sour fruit candies-- thats all! I guess I am weird. So I would say in answer to your chocolate problem-- just quit eating it.
 

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I'm not addicted to chocolate but I do get a taste for it every so often. I acutely miss it. I thought going vegan I would miss cheese the most but, turns out, it's chocolate that wears that crown. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br>
Just an idea, I've tried several dark chocolates and I dislike them all. The last one I tried was Green and Black (my Target just got a few flavors in and they were on sale even). I bought it today and it was yucky. It's not the chocolate so much as the fact that I hate dark chocolate I guess.<br><br>
All my failed chocolate bars become experiments though. lol I melted down the G&B bar and mixed it with a few globs of peanut butter. Then I put it back in the fridge. The peanut butter sort of cut the bitter taste a bit. It was tolerable and gave me the chocolate taste I was looking for. You could try doing that. I've mixed it with confectioners sugar too but it doesn't harden well. Good luck!<br><br>
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