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21 Healthier Ways To Eat Chocolate

No diet should come between you and chocolate.

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1. Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

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.
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

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

Oatmeal + mashed bananas + chocolate chips = amazing pancakes. Get the recipe here.
Dana Shultz / Via minimalistbaker.com

Oatmeal + mashed bananas + chocolate chips = amazing pancakes.

Get the recipe here.

4. Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Popcorn

Could you think of any better movie snack? I think not.Get the recipe here.
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Could you think of any better movie snack? I think not.

Get the recipe here.

5. Banana, Almond & Chocolate Cake

The ultimate proof decadent-yet-healthy-ish chocolate cakes exist. Get the recipe here.
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

The secret to a super fudgy and moist chocolate cake? Pumpkin puree!Get the recipe here.
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

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

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.
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

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.
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

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.
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

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.
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

The chia seeds make the ice cream creamier and smoother. Get the recipe here.
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

If you needed proof that vegan and gluten free treats could be tasty, there you have it!Get the recipe here.
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

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.
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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

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

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.
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

The healthiest way to get some chocolate-orange flavor combo in your life. Get the recipe here.
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

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.
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

Only six ingredients required for these vegan and gluten free truffles. Get the recipe here.
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

Because nothing is better than a good chocolate-Earl Grey combo.Get the recipe here.
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

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