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Chocolate & Nut Butter Bites

From: EatingWell

Sweet satisfaction in seconds.

Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Rated : 
 by 7 people
8 1/4-ounce squares  bittersweet chocolate
4 teaspoons  almond, cashew or pistachio butter
1. Top each chocolate square with 1/2 teaspoon nut butter of your choice (almond, cashew, pistachio).
Nutrition Facts
Calories 79, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 1 g, Sodium 12 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 1 g, Potassium 20 mg. Exchanges: Other Carbohydrate 0.5,Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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mcduffymary wrote:

The best diet is self control. If you don't have that.. No diet would work!

9/30/2013 02:07:19 AM Report Abuse
queentartsandi wrote:

I am a chocoholic and appreciate ideas such as these. I usually eat 2 dark chocolate truffles for my evening snack. I will have to try this as I also love nut butters. Thanks Fitness for the great ideas.

8/9/2011 05:06:19 PM Report Abuse
cfurst3 wrote:

This looks good -too good, and that is the problem. I could never eat a small portion of a snack like this. If I would eat it, I would have to eat more, and then some more, and then some more, etc. A lot of people with weight problems cannot tolerate foods such as this. We need to stay away from them to eliminate cravings.

6/16/2011 01:57:32 PM Report Abuse
JamieN wrote:

Its funny. I used to love chocolate, but after not eating sweets or candy or anything for as long as I have, this doesn't even look appetizing to me xD

5/14/2011 07:17:10 PM Report Abuse wrote: with everything in life-read some advice-then check that suggestion elsewhere and on your own-compare and use the good sensible ideas you find-nothing is perfect-it may still be useful to know

3/18/2011 03:14:02 PM Report Abuse
sarahparker5 wrote:

hockeygal4ever: Changing up your nut butters adds variety to your diet, which is great. Different nut butters have different flavors and different mineral/micronurient profiles. Also, having a variety of options available are great for people with food allergies, like my kids.

11/27/2010 11:55:00 PM Report Abuse
hockeygal4ever wrote:

What is the purpose of using "almond" butter as opposed to a peanut butter? Just curious. I've seen that technically they are basically the same nutrition wise/calorie, etc., especially when you get a lower fat PB. I think I'd like PB better flavor wise but just curious what the reasoning was for using the other "butters" as opposed to a peanut?

9/23/2010 03:33:27 PM Report Abuse
cookie_people wrote:

Awww... if you dont like it point out whats wrong, dont just complain. I thought it was excellent.

8/19/2010 05:12:41 PM Report Abuse
pharmdconway wrote:

do you all want some low fat cheese with your whine??? since when has a publication of anysort shown one serving of anything as an ad for that product/food??? get a grip and welcome to reality!

7/16/2010 08:56:26 AM Report Abuse
ashf23 wrote:

You all should chill out. really. they are just giving nice ideas. and its still better than a whole candy bar you would pick up and eat mindlessly

7/13/2010 01:21:22 PM Report Abuse
anonymous wrote:

STOP COMPLAINING! THIS STUFF IS ALL FREE! thanks for all of the free info, exercise and recipes you share each and every day to help people learn/maintain healthy habits for life!

4/14/2010 11:35:41 AM Report Abuse
jankmama wrote:

COME ON people.. common sense. It has chocolate!! One of the most caloric desserts!!!!! What do you want! a diet chocolate? 'cause that would taste goo! Also 79+79=158calories, I think someone needs to go back to grade school addition.

4/14/2010 11:29:25 AM Report Abuse
kelly_houck wrote:

No, there are 2 servings on the plate. Not the whole 4 servings. So, technically, there's 158 calories on the plate. The idea of this recipe is to only eat one serving at a time, just to get your mind to think it got what it needed to curbe the craving.

3/24/2010 05:32:35 PM Report Abuse
katoutofthebag wrote:

People, get real. If it says the recipe makes 4 servings and there are 8 squares of chocolate then there are two pieces of chocolate per serving. Get it! One serving is the mini sandwich-2 squares of chocolate with the nut butter inbetween.

3/21/2010 08:31:42 PM Report Abuse
mmaschino1 wrote:

This would get 5 stars had it not been so missleading. It looks like the portion in which they are serving is ONE serving.. HOWEVER theres nearly 400 calories on that plate.. and only a couple of BITES! ugh

3/21/2010 05:27:49 PM Report Abuse

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