Dark Chocolate Almond Raspberry Cups
Of course you can go out and buy chocolates for Valentine’s Day to give to your special someone, but you know what is even more special and meaningful? Making some yourself. I always appreciate it when someone puts time into something for me, much more than spending money. I have a recipe so simple for you today, that anyone can make it, and it will look pretty and taste good. It just requires 3 ingredients. Dark chocolate, dried raspberries, and almonds. It is a heavenly combination, let me tell you. I use Luv dark chocolate because it is sugar free without all the fake stuff and tastes just as good as other good quality dark chocolate. So these are heart healthy, won’t spike your blood sugar, and delicious! So you can give your someone special a treat that will help them be healthy without them even knowing it.
Amy currently works in our deli contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan dessert and food blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She is also a cookbook author, of the books Just Vegan Cakes, Fragrant Vanilla Cake: Sweet and Savory and Rawlicious Desserts. She specializes in raw, vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local,fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.
In the top of a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate chunks. Stir in the raspberries and almonds, and pour into foil muffin tins or silicone molds. drop a few more raspberries and almonds over the top, then place in the freezer to set up for about 15 minutes. Pop out of the molds, and enjoy! May be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month in a sealed container.
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- Heart Healthy
- Child Friendly