Along with some of the usual Valentine’s Day gifts, like flowers, cards and stuffed animals, there comes the box of chocolates. These diet saboteurs are loaded with calories! Just 4 pieces of assorted chocolate is close to 300 calories and it’s easy to eat that many or more quickly. Here is a list of low-calorie Valentine treats, all under 80 calories.
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries 2 strawberries dipped in 1 tablespoon Baker’s Dark Semi-Sweet Dipping Chocolate 74 Calories
Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate 22 pieces of Hershey’s Special Dark Pieces 79 Calories
White Hot Chocolate 1/2 tablespoon Ghirardelli Sweet Ground White Chocolate Powder with 1/2 cup skim milk and a dash of cinnamon 69 Calories
Chocolate Sticks 5 MarieBelle La Famille Fine Chocolate Sticks mariebelle.com 60 Calories
Valentine’s Cookie Valentine’s Lace Cookie from Flour Pot Cookies flourpotcookies.com 79 Calories
Chocolate Truffle Godiva Passion Fruit Truffle 63 Calories
Mini Chocolate Fondue 1/3 ounce melted dark chocolate chips with 10 miniature marshmallows 69 Calories
Berries and Whipped Cream 10 raspberries with 1/8 cup light whipped topping 54 Calories
List courtesy of health.com.
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