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Book Giveaway: Theo Chocolate

CONTEST CLOSED. THANKS EVERYONE. Oh my goodness. The LOVELY folks at local chocolate masters, Theo, are providing a divine holiday giveaway for Cookus Interruptus subscribers.

First there’s this gorgeous book of chocolate recipes. Both sweet and savory delights, along with the fascinating story of how North America’s first organic and Fair Trade chocolate factory came to be (and why they are so passionate about how their chocolate is made).

But that’s not all! The winner will also receive TWO baking bars (85% dark chocolate and 70% dark chocolate) and a box of nibs! Win win and (chocolate) WIN! Continue reading

Theo Chocolate Giveaway!

1_Lo CONTEST CLOSED.

THANKS EVERYBODY!

We are awfully proud to once again feature our local chocolatier, THEO CHOCOLATES,  for this month’s giveaway:

I’ve toured their happy factory in the Fremont neighborhood where they welcome everyone with big smiles and divine chocolate.  But delectable flavor is not the whole story.  Theo Chocolate is dedicated to:

  • Using only pure ingredients that are grown sustainably. We source our ingredients locally whenever possible.
  • Partnering with our growers by ensuring they earn a living wage and have access to education for their families.
  • Honoring and respecting our employees and suppliers. This is possible due to the unique fact that we control every step of our own manufacturing process.
  • Using green energy sources to power our factory.
  • Using sustainable packaging and printing methods.
  • Educating about social and environmental accountability 7 days a week through public tours of our artisan factory.

Guess what Theo’s is offering up to the luckiest of lucky Cookus fans?  ONE FULL set of their 13 CLASSIC BARS!  Read the list and drool – Continue reading

Theo Chocolate Mother's Day Congo Box

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CONTEST CLOSED!  HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL YOU MOMS OUT THERE!

We are awfully proud to once again feature one of our local chocolatiers in this week’s giveaway: THEO CHOCOLATES.

One can drop by their smallish factory in the Fremont neighborhood and they are arms wide open.  The friendly, local attribute is only the surface of the confection.  Dive into the center to discover the sweet politically-correct heart of of the company.   Theo Chocolate is dedicated to

  • Using only pure ingredients that are grown sustainably. We source our ingredients locally whenever possible.
  • Partnering with our growers by ensuring they earn a living wage and have access to education for their families.
  • Honoring and respecting our employees and suppliers. This is possible due to the unique fact that we control every step of our own manufacturing process.
  • Using green energy sources to power our factory.
  • Using sustainable packaging and printing methods.
  • Educating about social and environmental accountability 7 days a week through public tours of our artisan factory.

This Mother’s Day CONGO collection is part of their new partnership with Ben Affleck and the Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) to help Congolese farmers cultivate a brighter future. A portion of proceeds from these boxes and their new Congo bars will be donated to ECI, with the potential to positively impact more than 20,000 people living in Eastern Congo.

They have high standards at Theo.  And the flavor of their products stands up as tall as their mission. Continue reading

Big Cup of Wellness Giveaway

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The Bastyr University bookstore is tucked away in a smallish room in the corner of the building.  You might not notice it if you were wandering the halls, but you’d miss out.  For within the small store are, sure, the usual scantrons, notebooks,  text books and sweatshirts with the school logo, but that’s where the typical bookstore similarity ends.  We have homeopathic remedies, herbal extracts, chef’s knives, stethoscopes, locally-authored cookbooks, healthy snacks, reflexology mats….I mean, Bastyr is a School of Natural Medicine.  Our bookstore reflects this in every way. Continue reading