There are so many sweets to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. We work day after day, week after week to make sure that we eat right. We eat right for our health and we do it to feel good about ourselves. But one thing that consistently gets a bad rap is chocolate. Dark chocolate is actually healthy for you. There are many health benefits of chocolate that you can take full advantage of. All you need are some Valentine’s Day desserts with chocolate and a date. Actually, the date isn’t necessary, just the chocolate.
There are healthy Valentine’s Day desserts with chocolate that you can enjoy, of course, not as healthy as a bowl of kale but much tastier.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies | Bakerita
Black Bean Lava Cakes | The Healthy Maven
Chocolate Raspberry Brownie | The Big Man’s World
Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse | My Fussy Eater
Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas | Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Health Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate isn’t healthy in all of its forms. However, dark chocolate has a lot of natural components that make it healthy. For example, dark chocolate is known to have fiber, magnesium, copper, manganese, and potassium. It is filled with antioxidants, improves blood flow, lowers blood pressure, may help prevent heart disease. There is no reason you should be avoiding dark chocolate or Valentine’s Day desserts with chocolate.
Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes | Healthy Slow Cooking
Olive Oil Chocolate Cake | Camille Styles
No-Bake Raspberry Chocolate Truffles | My Food & Happiness
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake | All Day I Dream About Food
Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecake | Nothern Nester
Valentine’s Day Desserts with Chocolate
These desserts all use chocolate in one way or another. You could simply melt down dark chocolate and dip fruit in it for a healthy option. However, that gets boring, fast. That is why using these recipes is so helpful. You can have cheesecakes or candies and share them with your loved one. Or you could just make them for yourself.
Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes | Joy-Filled Eats
Valentine’s Day Puppy Chow Chex Mix | Best of Life Magazine
Almond Butter Cups | Whole New Mom
Mexican-Spiced Keto Chocolate | A Clean Bake
Keto Brownies | Savory Tooth
Instant Molten Brownie Cups | Beauty and the Foodie