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    21 Healthier Ways To Eat Chocolate

    No diet should come between you and chocolate.

    1. Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

    Marie / Via notenoughcinnamon.com

    Spread some peanut butter between two slices of bananas, coat the whole thing with chocolate, and you got yourself a snack!

    Get the recipe here.

    2. Healthy 4-Ingredient Raw Chocolate Mousse

    Julia Mueller / Via theroastedroot.net

    This paleo mousse uses avocados, cacao powder, raw honey, almond milk, and sea salt for a yummy result.

    Get the recipe here.

    3. Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

    Dana Shultz / Via minimalistbaker.com

    Oatmeal + mashed bananas + chocolate chips = amazing pancakes.

    Get the recipe here.

    4. Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Popcorn

    David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl / Via greenkitchenstories.com

    Could you think of any better movie snack? I think not.

    Get the recipe here.

    5. Banana, Almond & Chocolate Cake

    David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl / Via greenkitchenstories.com

    The ultimate proof decadent-yet-healthy-ish chocolate cakes exist.

    Get the recipe here.

    6. Gluten, Dairy and Grain Free Sticky Chocolate Fudge Cake

    Izy Hossack / Via topwithcinnamon.com

    The secret to a super fudgy and moist chocolate cake? Pumpkin puree!

    Get the recipe here.

    7. Healthier Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

    Dorothy Kern / Via crazyforcrust.com

    Avocado is the answer to most existential questions – in this case: What healthy ingredient can I substitute for butter?

    Get the recipe here.

    8. Mint Chocolate Power Bars

    David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl / Via greenkitchenstories.com

    Who said power bars had to be bland? Just throw some cacao powder in there and you've just made the perfect snack.

    Get the recipe here.

    9. DIY Dark Chocolate Almond Bars

    Dana Shultz / Via minimalistbaker.com

    The recipe calls for, among other ingredients, cocoa butter. If you can't find it at your local store, you can get it on Amazon.

    Get the recipe here.

    10. Chocolate Black Bean Power Cookies

    David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl / Via greenkitchenstories.com

    I can see you being all like "black beans in my cookies? Gross." Well, I say, don't knock it till you try it cause it's actually delicious.

    Get the recipe here.

    11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

    Dana Shultz / Via minimalistbaker.com

    This recipe uses dates instead of sugar to sweeten the shake – a good trick you can use in other shakes and smoothies recipes too.

    Get the recipe here.

    12. Chocolate Chia Ice Cream

    Izy Hossack / Via topwithcinnamon.com

    The chia seeds make the ice cream creamier and smoother.

    Get the recipe here.

    13. Vegan and Gluten Free Black Bean Avocado Brownies

    Monique / Via ambitiouskitchen.com

    If you needed proof that vegan and gluten free treats could be tasty, there you have it!

    Get the recipe here.

    14. Sea Salt Pumpkin Butter Cups

    Lexi / Via lexiscleankitchen.com

    If you're not feeling the pumpkin flavor, you can always replace the filling with peanut butter and make homemade Reese's peanut butter cups.

    Get the recipe here.

    15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

    Dana Shultz / Via minimalistbaker.com

    In addition to the avocado, this recipe also calls for bananas to make a sweet and extra rich pudding.

    Get the recipe here.

    16. Healthy Harvest Buckeyes

    Tieghan Gerard / Via halfbakedharvest.com

    These buckeyes are made with, among other things, apple sauce and pumpkin puree, and they still taste like buckeyes. It's a healthy miracle!

    Get the recipe here.

    17. Chocolate Dipped Satsumas

    Ciara Attwell / Via myfussyeater.com

    The healthiest way to get some chocolate-orange flavor combo in your life.

    Get the recipe here.

    18. Homemade Peppermint "Oreos" Dipped In Dark Chocolate

    Emily Voneuw / Via thisrawsomeveganlife.com

    One of the more time-consuming and challenging recipes on this list, but isn't it all worth it for some healthier Oreos?

    Get the recipe here.

    19. Black Bean Chocolate Protein Truffles

    Monique / Via ambitiouskitchen.com

    Only six ingredients required for these vegan and gluten free truffles.

    Get the recipe here.

    20. Raw Chocolate Birthday Cake and Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse

    Laura Wright / Via thefirstmess.com

    Because nothing is better than a good chocolate-Earl Grey combo.

    Get the recipe here.

    21. Chocolate Pretzel Salty Tart

    Laura Wright / Via thefirstmess.com

    Ok, so this pie is more on the "ish" side of healthy-ish, but sometimes you just gotta treat yourself.

    Get the recipe here.