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petlover 05-15-2012 07:28 AM

The Rules of Chocolate
 
I received this in an email today and just had to pass it along. Hope you enjoy.

"The Rules of Chocolate"

If you get melted chocolate on your hands, you're eating it too slowly.

Chocolate covered raisins, cherries, orange slices and strawberries all count as fruit, so eat as many as you want.

The problem: How to get two pounds of chocolate home from the store in a hot car.
The solution: Eat it in the parking lot.

Diet tip: Eat a chocolate bar before each meal. It'll take the edge off your appetite and you'll eat less.

A nice box of chocolates can provide your total daily intake of calories in one place. Isn't that handy?

If you can't eat all your chocolate, it will keep in the freezer. But if you can't eat all your chocolate, what's wrong with you?

If calories are an issue, store your chocolate on top of the fridge. Calories are afraid of heights, and they will jump out of the chocolate to protect themselves.

Money talks. Chocolate sings.

Chocolate has many preservatives. Preservatives make you look younger.

Why is there no such organization as Chocoholics Anonymous?
Because no one wants to quit.

Put "eat chocolate" at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you'll get one thing done.

Chocolate is a health food. Chocolate is derived from cacao beans. Bean = vegetable. Sugar is derived either from sugar beets or cane, both vegetables. And, of course, the milk/cream is dairy. So eat more chocolate to meet the dietary requirements for daily vegetable and dairy intake.

Now that you know the rules, I want you memorize them and live by them, you hear me?

lillybeck 05-15-2012 08:05 AM

I love this. I am sending this to a friend

bearisgray 05-15-2012 08:12 AM

Who needs rules?
If it's available - I go for it!

ptquilts 05-15-2012 08:48 AM

Don't forget -

There is no greater sin than allowing chocolate to get so old it goes bad.

Of course, no danger of that around here!!

Jingle 05-15-2012 01:34 PM

Very funny, I sent to my Daughter and Son in law. They really love chocolate.

Neesie 05-15-2012 01:48 PM

Dark chocolate is especially good for you. Just happens to be my favorite type of chocolate but that has nothing to do with my stash, in the fridge. http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articl...chocolate.html

Jammin' Jane 05-15-2012 02:13 PM

Gotta have my chocolate!!!!! :)

petlover 05-15-2012 07:40 PM

Thanks for the information Nessie. It was real interesting. I will have to order a couple of tons tomorrow. That may keep me satisfied for a couple of days. Hehe.

SunlitenSmiles 05-16-2012 04:11 AM

Was reading all the info. for the International Quilt Festival of Ireland
there will be eating venues:
Wicked Thimble is a Pub
Stack & Whack is a sandwitch shop
and............................................... .......................

Fat-Quarter is the Chocolate Shoppe

JoyjoyMarie 05-16-2012 04:16 AM

And check out the Chocolate Scone recipe someone just posted!!

coopah 05-16-2012 04:19 AM

Love chocolate! Thanks for the humor!

Caswews 05-16-2012 06:31 AM

Chocolate never lasts long enough in this house to become stale !LOL Love it .. Thanks for sharing !

Latrinka 05-16-2012 11:19 AM

I hear you! When all else fails, there's chocolate! Gotta love it!

Neesie 05-16-2012 12:38 PM


Originally Posted by SunlitenSmiles (Post 5220333)
Was reading all the info. for the International Quilt Festival of Ireland
there will be eating venues:
Wicked Thimble is a Pub
Stack & Whack is a sandwitch shop
and............................................... .......................

Fat-Quarter is the Chocolate Shoppe

Love it!!!!!! :D

burchquilts 05-16-2012 02:18 PM


Originally Posted by lillybeck (Post 5218373)
I love this. I am sending this to a friend

Ditto... just as soon as I finish these chocolate-covered raisins... LOL!

katesnanna 05-16-2012 04:15 PM

Yes Ma'am, I hear you.

Joanie Owen 05-17-2012 11:44 AM

Reading this on chocolate made me go get a hand full of M&M's. Thanks for the energy lift.

Sassylass 05-17-2012 12:59 PM

Guess what is in my mouth as I read this!!! LOL

Julian 01-27-2013 08:33 PM

Delicious chocolate is a health food. Delicious chocolate is resulting from chocolate legumes. Vegetable = veggie. Glucose is produced either from sugar beets or stick, both fresh vegetables. And, of course, the milk/cream is dairy products. So eat more chocolate to meet the dietary requirements for daily veggie and dairy products intake.

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