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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

“Fruit is a nice dessert because it has so many vitamins and minerals and is relatively low in calories. Chocolate, in moderation, contains a healthy dose of antioxidants and almonds are a good source of protein.”— Lisa Gorman, Director of St. Joseph Health Wellness Center

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Ingredients

  • 24 strawberries
  • 2 Ounces dark chocolate
  • 1 Cup chopped almonds

Directions

Wash the strawberries and pat them dry. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and set them aside.

Fill a pot with chocolate and place it in a saucepan with about 2 inches of boiling water. Stir until the chocolate is melted. Dip the strawberries into the chocolate while it is still hot, coating ¾ of the berry, before placing it on the parchment paper.

Roll the chocolate-dipped berries chopped almonds and place them back on the baking sheet. Repeat with all the berries, and then put tray in the refrigerator overnight. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings24
Calories Per Serving50
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated0.6g3.2%
Protein1g3%
Carbs4g1%
Vitamin A0.1µgN/A
Vitamin C8mg13%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K0.4µg0.5%
Calcium19mg2%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)6µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)6µg2%
Iron0.4mg1.9%
Magnesium21mg5%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.3mg1.4%
Phosphorus35mg5%
Polyunsaturated0.8gN/A
Potassium73mg2%
Sodium0.5mgN/A
Sugars, added1gN/A
Zinc0.2mg1.6%