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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Verging on the Bern, Cayenne Cocoa Snack

 Dear Sillies,

   How are you, my friends? Please be and treat yourselves well.

   In the midst of things, I tried to experience that Berning sensation that my favorite senior man incites. So I sampled a snack, Western Cocoa Cayenne - granola with cocoa nibs, cayenne pepper, and other yummy stuff. It's very low in sugar and thus a healthy snack for me. I'm trying to cut down. Sort of. Smiles. 



I've mixed it with some cashew yogurt (also very low in sugar). Mmm. It's good. Unfortunately, though I wore my favorite t-shirt*, this didn't get me there. I'd describe the flavor as sweet, fruity, crunchy, and rustic. *("Feel the Bern 2016") It has a bit of a kick; no burn, though. None at all. A bit disappointing. It's a yummy snack, though. I'd recommend making it yourself with a mix of nuts and cocoa nibs, perhaps some cranberries or raisins. Otherwise, it's not worth the $7. I give it a 5 out of 10. My tens are reserved for the man himself.  Because I love him.


 




17 comments:

  1. and he loves you. Do you have Bernie mittens? Still the rage. Especially since I think it's still snowing in VT. You'll have to be ready when he invites you up to the cabin.
    Cheers and not so much sugar - good luck!

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    1. No Bernie mittens. In CA, I wouldn't have much use for them.
      Thank you, Joanne.

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    2. think bigger and create the modified CA version of Bernie mittens - you could get a whole movement going...c'mon, Super Fan. The CA surfer style! Hugs to you

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  2. I'll take all the sugar and you can have all the cayenne. Did it have a scoville rating? It takes a scoville rating of 1.5 to make my eyes burn.

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    1. Hm, I don't know, Mike. Never heard of a scoville rating so I'm guessing it doesn't have one.
      Hey, thanks for joining our silly crew.

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    2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoville_scale
      You need to learn this. There will be a test on Monday.

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    3. Haha, thanks, Mike.
      I'm wimpy when it comes to spices, so I never did study up on it. Sigh. I'll do my best. *Excuse me while I seek a Cliff Notes version. Do they still have those? In the days of Google, perhaps there's no need. But the Cliff Notes thing was a genius life-saver.

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  3. I think I will pass as I am not much into yogurt and the rest of the stuff although I like chocolate covered raisins...yummy

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    1. Now that you mention these things, I love yogurt covered raisins or pretzels, Birgit. But chocolate covered (almost) anything is good too.
      Hugs.

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    1. It is pretty good. I might try for a home made concoction at some point.
      Thanks, Annalisa.

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  5. Love your awesome t-shirt! Unlike your snack, Bernie never disappoints!

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    1. That's the thing about my Bernie - he's ever predictable, never disappointing.
      Cheers, Debra.

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  6. Cayenne pepper but no heat? What's the point?

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    1. I know, Alex. I was expecting much more of a kick, but I didn't even need to have water on stand-by.

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  7. Snacks and Bernie, I like how you mix things up!

    https://fromarockyhillside.com

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    1. Only the most delicious of things for me. ;-)
      Thanks, Jeff.

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