Wednesday, March 31, 2010

A healthy(ish) snack for a sweet tooth

Hi guys.

It's me, Lauren and today I'm going to let you in on a little not-so secret.....

I have a terrible sweet tooth.

It is the one thing that derails my healthy eating quicker than anything.

So, I thought I'd share a new snack that is healthy(ish) that satisfies my sweet tooth.

Dark Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Apricots

AND..... even better..... they're super easy to make.

Here's the "recipe":


½ cup dark chocolate chips
(or dark chocolate squares chopped)
24 dried apricots
4 tbs. chopped pistachios


Melt chocolate chips. 
Dip half of each apricot in chocolate. 
Place on waxed paper. 
Sprinkle with pistachios. 
Let chocolate set in fridge.
Serving size: 4 apricots
Calories: 140
Happy snacking!

P.S.  I'm having a giveaway over at my blog.  Le Creuset baking dishes....perfect for baking up healthy meals :).  Check it out!


Dorothy said...

Ooooh. I want some.

Katie said...

Oooh! Those look yummy! Although I might leave out the apricot.

...just kidding. :)

Kathy Haynie said...

This would make a special treat. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Lauren!

Lisa Lou said...

oh yum yum yum. I really need to make these. now.

Marae Lindsey said...

mmm. sometimes i forget about dried apricots (i should not). i really really love them with walnuts. and will have to try this!

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