Try this delicious disease-fighting indulgence.
2 cups (500 mL) red seedless grapes, stemmed
1/2 cup (125 mL) semisweet dark chocolate chips
1 Tbsp (15 mL) honey
2 Tbsp (30 mL) cocoa powder
Wash grapes and dry thoroughly. Melt chocolate chips in saucepan over low heat, stirring continuously (this should take a few minutes).
Remove from heat when melted and immediately stir in honey.
Allow chocolate to cool to room temperature before gently stirring in grapes to coat.
Place chocolate-covered grapes on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet and sprinkle with cocoa. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
Each serving contains:
87 calories; 1 g protein; 3 g total fat (2 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g fibre; 2 mg sodium
source: "Longevity-promoting foods", from alive #348, October 2011
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