Carob Pods: The Natural Sweetener

Carob pods are a sweet treat with a taste suggestive of chocolate, but nutritionally a lot better for you.

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Carob pods are flat and leathery, and can be foraged and eaten directly off the tree... but you'll have to spit out the hard seeds that are inside!
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