4 Decadent Chocolate Recipes That Have Secretly Healthy Ingredients
Try these decadent, but surprisingly healthy chocolate desserts, and you won't have to worry about packing on the pounds this holiday season. Celebrate with festive, superfood-filled treats—presents for your body and spirit.
Spiced Chocolate and Sweet Potato Brownies
With cacao nibs, you get all the benefits of dark chocolate—antioxidants, fiber, iron, magnesium, and more—without added sugar or other fillers.
Ingredients: Sweet potatoes, Medjool dates, almonds, buckwheat flour, raw cacao nibs, raw cacao powder, honey, orange zest, cinnamon
Try this recipe: Spiced Chocolate and Sweet Potato Brownies
Decadent Chocolate Mousse
Avocado gives this treat a rich, creamy texture, along with a potent shot of fiber. And the healthy fats help your body absorb the vitamins A, E and K in other ingredients.
Ingredients: Raw honey or maple syrup, avocados, banana, vanilla bean, raw cacao powder, coconut water, raspberries, lemon, rose water, pistachios
Try this recipe: Decadent Chocolate Mousse
Banana and Raw Cacao Ice Cream
Whenever you have a very ripe banana, peel it, slice it, wrap in plastic wrap and freeze in a ziplock bag: use in recipes for up to six months.
Ingredients: Bananas, raw cacao powder, almond milk, maple syrup, pomegranate seeds, cacao nibs
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Be sure to buy pure coconut milk (preferable organic), not a “coconut beverage.” The latter is usually sweetened and loaded with fillers.
Ingredients: Cashews, coconut milk, cacao powder, honey, cinnamon, orange zest, vanilla powder, chili powder
Try this recipe: Hot Chocolate