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Dark Chocolate Almond Bark Recipe

Munch on these creamy dark chocolate bark bits from Dietitian Debbie Dishes. It’s easy to make and yummy in your tummy! Feel free to substitute your preferred dried fruits or nuts if you don’t fancy the ones featured in this recipe. These treats are handy to have around, especially when you need a little pick me up and you are on-the-go.

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces dark chocolate (certified gluten-free or vegan if necessary)
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened flaked coconut
  • dash sea salt

Directions

Melt chocolate on the stove using a bowl fitted over a saucepan of gently boiling water or a double boiler.

Pour melted chocolate onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Spread out until about 1/8-inch thick.

Sprinkle chocolate with apricots, almonds, coconut and salt. Chill in the fridge or freezer until hardened. Break apart and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serves: 5 |  Serving Size: 1 (2-inch long) slice

Per serving: Calories: 202; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 32mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 3g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 110mg; Iron: 9%; Vitamin A: 4%; Vitamin C: 0%; Calcium: 3%

dietitian debbieDeborah Davis, MS, RD, practices clinical dietetics in Chicago, Illinois. She shares practical nutrition tips and healthy recipes on her personal blog, Dietitian Debbie Dishes. In her free time, you’ll likely find Deborah in the kitchen, camera and spatula in hand, developing recipes for her blog and freelance pieces. Connect with Deborah on Twitter and Instagram. Photo courtesy of Deborah Davis.

Source: MyFitnessPal

 

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Jenna Bensoussan is an entertainment, lifestyle and wellness writer and editor. She served as executive editor for Smart Talk Magazine, associate editor for Counselor Magazine, and continues to serve as contributing editor for ACED Magazine. She has also contributed to newspapers such as the Boynton Times. Bensoussan holds a B.A. in communication and public relations from Florida Atlantic University.