Saturday, February 1, 2014

Paleo Chocolate Covered Strawberries - Sweets for your Valentine's Day Sweetie!

                                    What I Gather: Paleo Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Valentine's Day is almost here! We usually celebrate with a simple dinner at home and a special dessert. Before we discovered Paleo, we usually picked up a box of chocolates, a few cupcakes or some cookies. Following a Paleo way of eating doesn't mean we have to give up our sweet treats, though! 

These chocolate covered strawberries are made with only four ingredients and are perfect for sharing. You can prepare them before dinner and let them chill while you cook a romantic meal together. By the time you are ready for dessert, you'll have a plate full of perfect, decadent chocolate covered strawberries. You can even customize them by rolling them in finely chopped nuts or shredded coconut before chilling.

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Paleo Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Makes: 20 Strawberries
Time: 30 minutes (plus cooling time)

                                       What I Gather: Paleo Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients
20 medium strawberries
4 oz dark chocolate
Optional - Shredded coconut, finely chopped nuts

Directions
Rinse and dry strawberries until they are completely dry.

In a medium microwave safe bowl, microwave chocolate on high for 30 seconds. Stir and repeat until all of the chocolate is melted. This can also be done using a double broiler.

Dip strawberries into chocolate and place on a waxed paper lined baking sheet or tray to cool. 

Optional - Immediately after dipping strawberries, roll in shredded coconut or finely chopped nuts.

Refrigerate until chocolate is hardened, about 30 minutes.


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2 comments:

  1. I've made these and they're AWESOME!

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  2. Chocolate-covered strawberries are the perfect treat any day of the year. Love the idea of the addition of nuts or coconut. Yum.

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