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27 Sensible Ways to Satisfy Your Chocolate Cravings

Better-for-You Chocolate Treats for 60-160 Calories

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3/29/2016 3:13:03 PM

WALKN4WARD's SparkPage
I'm in agreement about artificial sweeteners. Not only do they mess with my stomach, they also mess with my head! I've never developed a fondness for diet sodas for this reason as drinking one resulted in terrible stomach cramps and a migraine. Just because an item says diet or lite/light; does not necessarily mean it is healthy or good for you!
2/15/2016 2:08:52 AM

MOMWANTSNOWAIST's SparkPage
I agree with BELDAME~having Splenda {sucralose} ISN'T HEALTHY in the diet.I look at most of the list as stuff i USED to eat and don't anymore. The only thing on the list I have had that does help is the chocolate Cheerios with SIlk SOy UNsweetened Almond milk {15 calories for 1/2 cup} . That does satisfy.
2/3/2016 6:04:34 AM

SUNSHINECOOKIE's SparkPage
It would be super to print out this list and keep it in a place that I refer to.

Sometimes we forget what was on the list, it would help to be able to review it.

The list is great, and once in awhile chocolate is a treat, this list makes it easier to select one that is sensible yet satisfying.
FROGSMILE
12/7/2015 5:21:09 AM

I would rather slowly savor one really good dark chocolate truffle than any of the suggested chocolate fixes in the article.
KATHIWASON
11/5/2015 6:59:56 PM

I love the idea of popcorn with chocolate.....years ago a box of mint chocolates with ppopcorn was a go to treat, now I can make changes and still have some choc popcorn yummy.
2/13/2015 9:37:22 AM

PURPLEGIRL22's SparkPage
I love Godiva dark chocolate. It is rich and meant to be savored.
2/13/2015 6:56:16 AM

SEDONACAT's SparkPage
Personally I go for a couple of Dove's Dark Choc pieces a day for my heart, of course. ;-) They are rich, creamy and satisfy.
12/21/2014 11:22:20 PM

MOOMSHINE's SparkPage
Great Ideas! but . . . I prefer 160 cals of Sees Candies any day. 8-)
12/21/2014 11:21:18 PM

MOOMSHINE's SparkPage
Great Ideas! but . . . I prefer 160 cals of Sees Candies any day. 8-)
JANETSHUCK
12/21/2014 5:29:13 PM

Thanks, should have checked in before work, See's candies and cookies everywhere. I need to take some of these to work.


11/7/2014 9:29:33 PM

WALKZWDOGZ's SparkPage
Some days, my breakfast is soft tofu in a blender with a banana, peanut butter, a couple of tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder & some sweetener. Protein fix and chocolate. :-)
11/7/2014 12:47:20 PM

LORNE67's SparkPage
These are great ideas. Some of them I wasn't aware of. Thank you for sharing.
8/24/2014 9:40:47 AM

HOLIERTHANTHOU's SparkPage
The home-made suggestions are by far the best. A large percentage of the suggested pre-packaged "chocolate" items are chemical-laden junk.

What about a square or two of quality dark chocolate?
ETHELMERZ
8/9/2014 3:22:15 PM

These items are good, but "cure" the cravings is a stretch..............really. They do help, but a love affair with some foods is there to stay.
GRATEFULLUZ
7/31/2014 6:35:59 PM

Thanks! I love the homemade choc. covered pretzels, raisins, and popcorn ideas. Will definitely add as a snack. Oh, I also LOVE choc graham crackers with soymilk, but I tend to get a little carried away them :)

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