When : Always July 7th
Chocolate Day is the perfect opportunity to eat you favorite chocolates in ample portions. Do you really need another excuse to over indulge with your favorite food treat?
Chocolate is America's favorite flavor. It's the flavor of choice in candies, ice cream, cakes, breakfast cereal, toppings, and a whole host of desserts. Unequaled in popularity, it certainly deserves a day in it's honor.
Did you know? Chocolate is a vegetable. It comes from the Cacao tree found in tropical rain forests.
We don't need to tell you what to do to celebrate this day, do we? Eat Chocolate!
May we offer these suggestions for your menu today.......
Breakfast: Your favorite chocolate cereal along with two or three chocolate cream-filled donuts. Wash it down with a little hot chocolate.
Mid-morning snack: A chocolate candy bar(with or without nuts) to hold you over and give you a boost until lunch.
Lunch: A big tall glass of chocolate milk is a must along with your meal. Try a piece of chocolate pie or pudding for dessert.
Mid-Afternoon: Eat healthy(???) with some chocolate covered raisins. This contains both vegetable and fruit.
Dinner: If you are an adult, sip a chocolate liqueur before dinner. Chocolate flavored coffee is a must with dinner. Dessert is none other than chocolate cake.
Nighttime snack: Chocolate ice cream, of course!
Origin of Chocolate Day:
Our research on this day did not uncover a specific date when this holiday began, Nor, did we uncover specifically who created it. But, without a doubt, you and I can guess who created this day...... the chocolate confectioners!
The Story of Chocolate