If you were to show up at my house each night, you would see that this Clean Eating Chocolate Fruit Dip is my go-to snack before bed.
I rarely tire of eating it.
There is just something about chocolate that ends a day perfectly.
This Clean Eating Chocolate Fruit Dip recipe was born when I was trying to get in shape a few years ago.
My clothes were tight and I knew I was not taking care of myself. It’s embarrassing to admit when most of my friends think I am kind of a health nut.
But nobody is perfect and health journeys are never easy.
Enter: portion control. Why does it have to be so hard?!
Let’s just say, my skinny jeans don’t exactly appreciate where my body chooses to store it. 😉
That is when I jumped on the Greek yogurt bandwagon. Do you remember a few years ago, when Greek yogurt was this exciting new health food? It was all the rage and I knew I wanted to try it!Skinny Chocolate Fruit Dip for One | Clean Eating | Gluten-Free | 100 Calories Click To Tweet
I couldn’t believe how similar it was to sour cream, yet high in protein!
I started to use it as a substitute for oil in baking and subbing it for sour cream in savory dips.
Then one evening, a light bulb went off. I wondered if I could create a sweet dip to accompany my all-time favorite snack, a crisp apple.
My original recipe used liquid stevia to sweeten, but I am partial to coconut sugar now. I will be the first to admit, this dip may not be sweet enough for your taste buds. If that is the case, increase the amount of coconut sugar in 1 tsp increments until it is the perfect dip for you.
I prefer a slightly richer-tasting dip to balance out the sweetness of my fruit.
Okay, I know you are chomping at the bit to try this incredible Clean Eating Chocolate Fruit Dip recipe so let’s get to it!
Here are the ingredients you will need:
1/2 cup plain Greek Yogurt
1 Tbsp cocoa powder
2 tsp coconut sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/16 ( a couple drops) almond extract
Dash of salt
Apple, strawberries, or fruit of choice
Mix all ingredients (minus the fruit) in a small bowl.
Wash and slice apple. Cut into wedges or prepare other fruit of choice. Enjoy your healthy fruit dip!
What is your favorite nighttime snack? Does it involve chocolate?
Clean Eating Chocolate Fruit Dip for One
- small bowl
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
- 2 tsp coconut sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/16 tsp (a couple drops) almond extract
- a dash of salt
- sliced apple or fresh strawberries
- Mix all ingredients (minus the fruit) in a small bowl.
- Wash and slice apple. Cut into wedges or prepare other fruit of choice. Enjoy!