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juventus: gonzalo higuain is back


a painful end to the 2016/2017 seasonever since gonzalo higuain transferred to juventus, the 29 year old striker has endured lots of negative media attention. whether it was his lack of participation in defense or his mediocre performances in big games, higuain was always a topic of discussion. once all the pundits had exhausted their criticisms of his talent, they turned towards his athleticism claiming he is not fast or conditioned enough to play at the highest level of competition. despite all this, higuain manged to lead juventus to their second champions league final in three years.however, it was in that champions league final that higuain was exposed once more; failing to score in juve’s 4-1 defeat to real madrid. with such a painful defeat closing out the 2016/2017 season there wer






gonzalo higuain, mvp of the season!


cast your minds back to saturday 20 august.sami khedira's thumping header has given juventus the lead on the opening night of the season, only for fiorentina to quickly reply and equalise through nikola kalinic.just over 20 minutes from time, gonzalo higuain comes off the bench to replace mario mandzukic. ten minutes later he was celebrating the winning goal in now typical fashion, pouncing on a loose ball in the box before sprinting over to the corner flag, face wide with passion, arms outstretched.that night would mark the beginning of a superb 2016/17 campaign for higuain who has gone on to net a further 31 strikes in all competitions for the old lady. now, pipita's debut season will be honoured not only with silverware but also a personal accolade on behalf of the supporters who have v






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milan (ap) gonzalo higuain is coming back into form at just the right time for juventus.higuain hadn’t scored for five matches before netting two against former club napoli midweek as juventus progressed to the italian cup final. and the forward netted another double to fire the bianconeri past chievo verona 2-0 in serie a on saturday.juventus moved nine points clear of second-placed roma, which visits bologna on sunday.massimiliano allegri will be hoping higuain can make it three out of three when juventus hosts barcelona in the first leg of the champions league quarterfinals on tuesday.“it will be a very difficult match in the champions league, we’re facing a really great team, but we have to remain calm and get to it in top condition,” higuain said. “as we respect them, they respect us,






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milan (ap) gonzalo higuain is coming back into form at just the right time for juventus.higuain hadn’t scored for five matches before netting two against former club napoli midweek as juventus progressed to the italian cup final. and the forward netted another double to fire the bianconeri past chievo verona 2-0 in serie a on saturday.juventus moved nine points clear of second-placed roma, which visits bologna on sunday.massimiliano allegri will be hoping higuain can make it three out of three when juventus hosts barcelona in the first leg of the champions league quarterfinals on tuesday.“it will be a very difficult match in the champions league, we’re facing a really great team, but we have to remain calm and get to it in top condition,” higuain said. “as we respect them, they respect us,






alves, higuain lead juve past monaco in ucl semi first leg (video)


gonzalo higuain, dani alves, and paolo dybala sure made the opening goal of wednesday’s uefa champions league match between juventus and monaco at the stade louis ii look nice.early chances for the hosts from kylian mbappe and kamil glik were missed or stymied by juve keeper gianluigi buffon.[ roma: totti set to retire as king of rome ]higuain broke through off a classy back heel from dani alves, and the no. 9 buried his chance before racing out of bounds and well onto the track to celebrate with visiting juventus supporters.real madrid beat atletico madrid 3-0 in the other semifinal first leg on tuesday.follow @nicholasmendola






gonzalo higuain scores 2 as juventus wins at monaco in champions league semifina


monaco — record signing gonzalo higuain scored two opportunist goals and veteran goalkeeper gianluigi buffon made some crucial saves as juventus won 2-0 at monaco to take a commanding lead from the first leg of their champions league semifinal on wednesday.monaco had scored 146 goals before this game, including three times home and away in the previous two knockout rounds. but juventus gave a masterclass in how to withstand pressure and then punish on the counter attack, with both of higuain’s goals coming after good monaco spells.higuain pounced in the 29th minute, side-footing home after dani alves had latched onto his pass down the right before back-heeling the ball back to the argentina striker as he sprinted into the area.higuain hadn’t scored against barcelona in the round of 16, lea






watch gonzalo higuain finish off a beautiful juventus counter-attack filled with


monaco-juve started with a bang, with both teams really going for it early, but it was juve who opened the scoring in the opening 30 minutes with a beautifully executed counter-attack.not only is it a textbook counter, there’s a little bit of everything for the aesthete here. midfielder claudio marchisio clips a dainty little pass into the path of paulo dybala, and he busts out a perfect flick into the onrushing third man, dani alves. alves then immediately plays in gonzalo higuain, who finds him once again down the right in space.but the sauce isn’t over there.higuain lumbers his way into the box, where dani alves pulls off an inch-perfect backheel that pipita tucks away perfectly into the lower corner. the whole move takes barely 10 seconds from start to finish, and it shows just how qui






ola kamara has goal, assist, crew beat revolution 2-0


columbus, ohio — ola kamara had a goal and an assist and zack steffen made five saves for his third shutout, leading the columbus crew to a 2-0 victory over the new england revolution on saturday night.kamara opened the scoring with his sixth goal in the 13th minute. he took the ball down the left side on a feed from justin meram, stepped right and curled the ball just inside the far post.kamara's patience that led to federico higuain's third goal in the 53rd minute. higuain sent the ball forward to kamara on his right and continued forward. kamara pushed the ball ahead and stopped, waiting for support before sending the ball back to the streaking higuain, who buried the shot high from just outside the box.it was the first time columbus (5-4-1) had scored from distance. last season, they w






monaco 0-2 juventus - bbc sport


gonzalo higuain had not scored in seven champions league knockout matches before the fixturejuventus closed in on a second champions league final in three seasons as gonzalo higuain struck twice to beat monaco in the semi-final first leg.the french hosts started brightly, with kylian mbappe heading at gianluigi buffon before forcing another low save.but higuain ruthlessly finished two fine dani alves assists, sweeping the brazilian's back heel in on 29 minutes.radamel falcao went close for monaco after the break before alves' measured cross saw higuain put juve in control.after real madrid's comprehensive first-leg win over city rivals atletico on tuesday, it now looks almost certain the two teams in cardiff on 3 june will form a repeat of the 1998 final, in which the spanish side beat juv






monaco 0-2 juventus - bbc sport


gonzalo higuain had not scored in seven champions league knockout matches before the fixturejuventus closed in on a second champions league final in three seasons as gonzalo higuain struck twice to beat monaco in the semi-final first leg.the french hosts started brightly, with kylian mbappe heading at gianluigi buffon before forcing another low save.but higuain ruthlessly finished two fine dani alves assists, sweeping the brazilian's back heel in on 29 minutes.radamel falcao went close for monaco after the break before alves' measured cross saw higuain put juve in control.after real madrid's comprehensive first-leg win over city rivals atletico on tuesday, it now looks almost certain the two teams in cardiff on 3 june will form a repeat of the 1998 final, in which the spanish side beat juv






mls snapshot: toronto fc 2-0 d.c. united (video)


the game in 100 words (or less): is there any doubt that atlanta’s designated player signings have paid off? they certainly did on saturday with all three of the club’s dps notching goals in the win for tata martino’s group. it was a brilliant return for josef martinez, who scored his sixth goal of the season with a blast from a tight angle, while miguel almiron continues to impress up front for atlanta. yamil asad is quietly becoming one of the top playmaker’s in mls as well, adding his eighth assist of the year. the victory puts atlanta into the sixth and final playoff spot in the east.three moments that mattered16′ — villalba fires hosts in front — the defensive miscues continue for the crew and hector villalba made the visitors pay big time. side note: that’s yamil asad’s eighth assist






mls snapshot: orlando city 3-3 montreal impact (video)


the game in 100 words (or less): is there any doubt that atlanta’s designated player signings have paid off? they certainly did on saturday with all three of the club’s dps notching goals in the win for tata martino’s group. it was a brilliant return for josef martinez, who scored his sixth goal of the season with a blast from a tight angle, while miguel almiron continues to impress up front for atlanta. yamil asad is quietly becoming one of the top playmaker’s in mls as well, adding his eighth assist of the year. the victory puts atlanta into the sixth and final playoff spot in the east.three moments that mattered16′ — villalba fires hosts in front — the defensive miscues continue for the crew and hector villalba made the visitors pay big time. side note: that’s yamil asad’s eighth assist






report: u-17 usmnt striker timothy weah set to join psg


the game in 100 words (or less): is there any doubt that atlanta’s designated player signings have paid off? they certainly did on saturday with all three of the club’s dps notching goals in the win for tata martino’s group. it was a brilliant return for josef martinez, who scored his sixth goal of the season with a blast from a tight angle, while miguel almiron continues to impress up front for atlanta. yamil asad is quietly becoming one of the top playmaker’s in mls as well, adding his eighth assist of the year. the victory puts atlanta into the sixth and final playoff spot in the east.three moments that mattered16′ — villalba fires hosts in front — the defensive miscues continue for the crew and hector villalba made the visitors pay big time. side note: that’s yamil asad’s eighth assist






the latest: juventus putting shots on target early in final


cardiff, wales — the latest from the champions league final (all times local):___7:53 p.m.juventus forward gonzalo higuain put two balls on target in the opening minutes of the champions league final.higuain first sent a header toward the net that real madrid goalkeeper keylor navas easily controlled. a few seconds later, a shot from higuain was fumbled briefly by navas but he soon got a hold of it.two more attempts from juventus soon followed, putting the italian team in control at the start.___7:47 p.m.the champions league final between juventus and real madrid has started, a bit later than scheduled for the second year in a row.again because the opening ceremony ran long, the match started a short time after its 7:45 p.m. local time slot.___7:40 p.m.the black eyed peas performed on a ma






centurion buffon the difference - fifa.com


gianluigi buffon becomes first player to reach 100 champions league appearances for juventusbuffon made several key saves as juventus earn 2-0 semi-final win at monacoreturn leg next tuesday, with fifa club world cup spot on offer for the winner of next month’s final gonzalo higuain grabbed most of the headlines for his two-goal performance as juventus put one hand on a ticket to the uefa champions league final, but ageless goalkeeper gianluigi buffon played an equally pivotal role in the italian club's 2-0 win at monaco on wednesday. the 39-year-old buffon celebrated his 100th champions league game for juventus – the first player to reach this landmark for la vecchia signora – with a typically flawless performance. buffon notably denied teenager kylian mbappe twice early on at the stade l






meram, kamara each score 8th goal, crew tops sounders 3-0


columbus, ohio — justin meram and ola kamara each scored their eighth goal of the season and the columbus crew beat the seattle sounders 3-0 on wednesday night.columbus (7-7-1) snapped a two-game losing streak, while seattle (4-6-4) had its two-game winning streak stopped.federico higuain opened the scoring in the 10th minute for his fifth goal. hector jimenez intercepted a pass deep in seattle territory and hustled to win the loose ball. it fell to higuain and he slid it inside the far post to tie stern john for third on the crew's all-time regular-season goal scoring list.meram added a goal in the 21st minute to set a career high. he dribbled it from near midfield and sent a shot past two defenders at the top of the box.kamara scored in the 59th. meram slid a through ball past the seattl






tosaint ricketts lifts toronto fc over columbus crew


columbus, ohio—tosaint ricketts scored two late goals to help toronto fc beat the columbus crew 2-1 on wednesday night for its club-record fifth straight victory.toronto (6-1-4) won its second straight road match and avenged its only loss of the season. columbus (5-5-1) had won six of its last eight home games dating to last season.ricketts, who entered as a sub in the 40th minute, tied it with a header in the 81st minute. raheem edwards chipped it from the edge of the 18-yard box and ricketts headed it down to the lower-left corner. nine minutes later, a deflected cross fell to ricketts’ feet at the far post for an easy finish.toronto struggled on the attacking side for much of the match without star striker sebastian giovinco, who did not play for a second-straight match due to a heel br






alves, higuain lead juve past monaco in ucl semi first leg (video)


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higuain salvages derby point - juventus.com


unsurprisingly then, the evening’s first real openings were all carved out by the more enterprising home side. a near miss for sami khedira from a paulo dybala corner kicked off a series of presentable opportunities for juve.the best of them fell to leonardo bonucci who volleyed over the bar after medhi benatia’s header had struck the woodwork and goalkeeper joe hart had smartly denied stefano sturaro on the rebound.juan cuadrado's right-wing cross was flicked narrowly wide of the top corner by a combination of mario mandzukic and defender luca rossettini moments later as cracks began to show in the torino defence.that said, it wasn’t until the 43rd minute that juve managed to slice it in two and create their first genuine scoring opportunity from open play. dybala’s exquisite drive from d






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dani alves and mario mandzukic sent juventus into the champions league final as the italian giants eased by monaco in a 90 minutes that seemed all too comfortable.the brazilian full-back was the real star, with a stunning volley and an assist as well.monaco was dangerous through the opening 20 minutes, and forced the juventus defenders to make a few last-ditch clearances and tackles. georgio chiellini in particular was needed as he cleared it off the line after a shot got past gianluigi buffon.juventus would eventually gain control of the match past the 20-minute mark. gonzalo higuain had a big chance one-on-one with danijel subasic, but while his chip got past the monaco goalkeeper, kamil glick was there to clear it off the line. subasic then made a spectacular save on mandzukic who got t






columbus crew shuts out short-handed sounders 3-0


seattle’s two-game winning streak snapped as sounders muster little minus several key players, including clint dempsey and jordan morris.columbus, ohio — justin meram and ola kamara each scored their eighth goal of the season and the columbus crew beat the reserve-laden seattle sounders 3-0 on wednesday night at mapfre stadium.columbus (7-7-1) snapped a two-game losing streak, while seattle (4-6-4) had its two-game winning streak stopped.federico higuain opened the scoring in the 10th minute for his fifth goal. hector jimenez intercepted a pass deep in seattle territory and hustled to win the loose ball. it fell to higuain, and he slid it inside the far post to tie stern john for third on the crew’s all-time regular-season goal-scoring list at 44.meram added a goal in the 21st minute to se






jose mourinho is "obsessed" with paulo dybala and wants him at manchester united


manchester united boss jose mourinho is obsessed with juventus striker paulo dybala and wants to sign him during the summer transfer window.the 23-year-old was one of the key elements in massimiliano allegri's squad this season helping juventus to first place in the serie a.the youngster scored more than 25 goals for the italian champions since his move from palermo in the summer of 2015.but mourinho will probably fail in his attempts to lure the argentina international to old trafford.dybala is big friends with juventus striker gonzalo higuain and the two are expected to lead their offensive department next season as well.






meram, kamara lead crew to 2-1 win over toronto fc


columbus, ohio — justin meram and ola kamara scored, and zack steffen made four saves to help the columbus crew beat toronto fc 2-1 on saturday night.meram put columbus (4-2-1) in front for good in the 44th minute, poking alex crognale's header — off a corner kick by federico higuain — into the net with the outside of his right foot.jozy altidore gave toronto (1-1-4) a 1-0 lead in the 21st, heading home a corner kick by victor vazquez. kamara tied it about 16 minutes later, tapping in a perfect feed from niko hansen.the 22-year-old steffen tied his career high with four saves — including a sliding stop of altidore in the 24th minute and a diving, right-handed save moments later.tfc outshot the crew 19-11.






alves, higuain lead juve past monaco in ucl semi first leg (video)


as monaco welcome juventus to the stade louis ii on wednesday in an intriguing clash of styles in the uefa champions league semifinal.[ live: champions league scores ] the first leg kicks off at 2:45 p.m. et and monaco, the highest scorers in france, possess plenty of young attacking talents capable of picking holes in one of the meanest defenses around.juve are yet to concede a goal in their previous four knockout games in the ucl this season (they’ve concede just twice in their 10 ucl games so far in 2016-17) but monaco have scored 12 times in their past four games with young kylian mbappe leading the way, plus falcao, lemar and silva all backing him up.[ more: why is cristiano’s greatness surprising? ] to follow live commentary of the massive encounter, click on the link above while her






kevin doyle, alan gordon score late, rapids beat crew 2-1


commerce city, colo. — kevin doyle and alan gordon scored late goals six minutes apart and the colorado rapids beat the columbus crew 2-1 on saturday night.colorado (4-8-1) came in with just 10 goals, tied for the worst in the mls, and appeared headed for more disappointment. but doyle tied it with a sliding tap-in off a short cross from marlon hairston in the 80th minute for his third goal this season. gordon got his first goal, heading in the ball at the far post off a pinpoint pass by joshua gatt in the 86th.the crew (7-8-1) opened the scoring on dederico higuain's sixth goal. he scored from the top of the box in the 61st after his on-target shot deflected off micheal azira into the net as goalkeeper zac macmath dove in the opposite direction. macmath subbed for tim howard, who is away






alves, higuain lead juve past monaco in ucl semi first leg (video)


bertrand traore struck twice to send ajax to a 4-1 home win in the first leg of ajax’s uefa europa league semifinal tie with lyon at amsterdam arena on wednesday.ajax led 3-0 on goals by traore, kasper dolberg, and amin younes. mathieu valbuena did secure an away goal for lyon, but traore completed his brace in the 71st minute to provide the final score line.[ more: villa extends nycfc deal ]the winner gets the victor of the other semifinal between celta vigo and manchester united. the uel final will be held may 24 in solna, sweden.ajax is four points back of feyenoord in the eredivisie table, while lyon is fourth in ligue 1.traore is on his second dutch loan from chelsea, spending two loan seasons at vitesse before scoring four times for the blues last season (two of those goals coming in






crew win 1-0, spoil kaka's final game with orlando city


orlando, fla. — ola kamara scored his 17th goal of the season on his birthday and the columbus crew beat orlando city 1-0 on sunday to spoil kaka's final game with the lions.kaka, the 35-year-old brazilian soccer star, announced on wednesday he would not re-sign with orlando city after a three-year run with the expansion team."a lot of emotions today," kaka said after the game. "it was a special day for me because the whole day keeps reminding the past three years — everything that already happened in this city, with this club."kamara scored on an easy redirection in the 67th minute. federico higuain found an open hector jimenez along the left side for a cross in front of goal to an unmarked kamara.columbus (16-12-5) sits in fifth in the eastern conference, three points back of second-plac






crew pks, steffen keep dc united winless, scoreless, 2-0


washington — the columbus crew scored twice off penalty kicks and zack steffen kept d.c. united winless and scoreless on the season with three saves in a 2-0 win on saturday.federico higuaín scored in the 38th minute and ola kamara connected in the 66th minute for the crew (1-1-1). both shots just eluded diving d.c. keeper bill hamid, who had guessed right on both attempts but couldn't get to the balls, slotted just inside the post — one left and one right.steffen earned his first career win with two great saves in the second half. he came off his line early in the second half to stop josé guillermo ortiz, who made an extra touch off a give-and-go and then couldn't get the chip high enough to go over the sliding keeper. patrick nyarko got his head on a long free kick but steffen got his le






higuain fires juve past milan; roma outlast bologna – prosoccertalk


here’s something said by anyone and everyone who’s watched an hour of the premier league over the last 24 months: liverpool won’t win the pl title until jurgen klopp sorts out that shambolic defense.[ pl roundup: man city’s historic start; man united, arsenal win ]well, duh, and thanks for really going out on a limb with that one.on saturday, nbc sports’ robbie earle went error-by-error in picking apart one of the reds’ many defensive breakdowns (above video) during last weekend’s 4-1 defeat at the hands of tottenham hotspur. in short, dejan lovern, joel matip, joe gomez and simon mignolet were all guilty of critical errors as harry kane opened the scoring after just four minutes. there’s another group of players, though, which is worth considering as opponents continue to pick liverpool a






arena speaks about usmnt turnaround, says “no secret formulas”


sao paolo striker lucas pratto will receive a fantastic opportunity on tuesday when argentina faces bolivia in conmebol world cup qualifying.[ preview: usmnt travels to panama in concacaf wcq ]it just so happens that pratto’s gain is a major letdown for one of the premier league’s top strikers. the 28-year-old is tied for second this qualifying campaign for argentina with two goals.la albiceleste have announced their starting lineup ahead of tomorrow’s clash in bolivia, which features mainstays lionel messi, angel di maria and goalkeeper sergio romero.meanwhile, aguero — who started in argentina’s 1-0 win over chile on thursday — is the lone change from manager edgardo bauza.the copa america runners’ up are currently depleted with a combination of injuries and suspensions. four players wil






alves, higuain lead juve past monaco in ucl semi first leg (video)


uefa is trying something new when it comes to penalty shootouts.the governing body will try the ‘abba’ sequence of shooters at the uefa u-17 women’s tournament this week in the czech republic.[ more: juve beats monaco | ajax topples lyon ]what that means is that instead of teams alternating shooters a-b, a-b, a-b, the team that shoots second will take its first two kicks, followed by the first team then shooting twice. hence:round 1: a-bround 2: b-around 3: a-bround 4: b-around 5: a-b (and so on).the perceived advantage to teams shooting first is real. according to ben lyttleton’s exhaustive book on penalty kicks, “twelve yards”, the team kicking first wins between 56-63 percent of the time.that 56 percent figure is in the europa league and the 63 is in the champions league, with the world






soccer on tv this weekend: man u takes on tottenham


although there will be top-flight soccer on tv all weekend, saturday morning may be the best time to tune in with defending league champion bayern munich and juventus will be in action, as will the top four teams in the english premier league:serie a: juventus, winner of the last six italian titles, finds itself looking up at the leaders six games into this season, making saturday’s away game with eighth-place ac milan an important one. led by the argentine duo of paulo dybala (11 goals) and gonzalo higuain (4 goals, 3 assists) once-beaten juventus has scored 31 times in 10 games. (bein sports, 9 a.m. pt)english premier league:manchester united, winless in epl play this month, will need a big effort at home against tottenham, which is unbeaten in its last seven, winning four straight by a






real madrid and juventus on verge of champions league final


madrid — it could be a momentous week for juventus. and a big one for real madrid, too.two of europe’s grandest teams will be defending big leads this week in the second leg of the champions league semifinals.juventus beat monaco 2-0 last week in its quest to reach the final for the second time in three seasons. madrid, looking to become the first team to win back-to-back champions league titles, defeated atletico madrid 3-0.madrid won the title in 2014 and 2016, both times against atletico, while juventus lost to barcelona in 2015. the italian club is seeking its first champions league title in more than two decades.___ juventus vs. monacothe italian champions have a chance to return to the champions league final and clinch an unprecedented sixth serie a title this week.“first we have to






mls: seattle sounders cruise, 3-0, as la galaxy struggles continue


milan (ap) arkadiusz milik scored his first goal since his lengthy injury layoff but it wasn’t enough to prevent napoli from drawing 2-2 at sassuolo on sunday and missing the chance to move second in serie a.milik scored two minutes after coming off the bench to rescue a point for napoli and move it to within one point of second-placed roma, which visits bottom club pescara on monday.second spot in serie a secures automatic entry into the champions league group stage, while the team that finishes third has to go through a playoff.“the road to second spot has got more difficult, we have to hope our rivals slip up,” napoli coach maurizio sarri said. “we have a point more than last season, even though we played in the champions league, even though we lost (gonzalo) higuain at the beginning of






almiron scores the go-ahead, atlanta united tops crew 3-1


atlanta — amid a stretch of six games in 18 days, atlanta united manager tata martino stressed the importance of managing minutes."it's always important to try and give your guys as many minutes off as possible when you have so many games coming up," martino said through a translator. "today was difficult, though."the result drew a smile from the first-year mls coach.miguel almiron scored the go-ahead goal amid a bevy of defenders in the 67th minute and expansion atlanta beat the columbus crew 3-1 on saturday night.josef martinez scored in the 88th to put the away the game that was delayed 22 minutes because of lightning.both teams had scoring opportunities early. atlanta (6-6-3) struck first in the 16th minute. yamil asad poked the ball loose pressuring the columbus back line and fed an o






ronaldo helps real madrid become first team to retain champions league title


cristiano ronaldo showcased his enduring lethal scoring qualities to ensure real madrid became the first champions league holder to retain its title, netting twice in beating juventus 4-1 on saturday.in an exceptional career in which he keeps rewriting the record books, ronaldo is the first player in the 25 seasons of the champions league era to score in three finals.his first strike was canceled out by mario mandzukic's exquisite 27th-minute hook shot but it was the only high point for juventus on a night when the italian champion was outclassed in its quest for a first european title in 21 years.casemiro restored the spanish champion's lead in the 61st, ronaldo turned in his 600th career goal at the near post three minutes later, and marco asensio wrapped up a record-extending 12th title






paleo cocoa recipe


cocoa may be the most comforting beverage of all time. and while i have fond childhood memories of packets of cocoa with tiny hard marshmallows, my taste in chocolate has become slightly more sophisticated as an adult.this paleo chocolate is high on the cocoa content, lower on sugar. it’s sweetened with dark amber maple syrup and gets a flavor boost from espresso powder.make a double batch of the cocoa syrup base and store it in the fridge so you can have truly great chocolate in the time it takes to heat up some milk!for the milk component of this chocolate, use any type you like. for a rich vegan version, try full fat coconut milk. it’s also excellent with hazelnut, cashew, or almond milk. it also works beautifully with full fat or low fat dairy milk.add as much or as little of the choc