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Recipe of the Month: Fudgy Fruit


Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with this easy, healthy dessert recipe.

  • 6 Tbsp. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 large bananas, peeled and quartered
  • 8 large strawberries
  • ¼ cup unsalted peanuts, chopped



Place chocolate chips in a small microwave safe bowl. Heat on high for 10 seconds and stir. Repeat until chocolate is melted, about 30 seconds.
Place fruit on a small tray covered with a piece of waxed paper. Use a spoon to drizzle the melted chocolate on top of the fruit.
Sprinkle the fruit with chopped nuts. Cover the fruit and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes or until the chocolate hardens. Serve chilled.
Makes: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Total Calories                     151
Total Fat                              10 g
Protein                                 3 g
Carbohydrates                    24 g
Dietary Fiber                        4 g
Saturated Fat                       2 g
Sodium                                 2 g
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Source: USDA

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Jayne Sallerson is a warm, enthusiastic and compassionate executive with a heart for working with seniors. Jayne has been in senior care for more than 20 years and she says, “I still love what I do.” At Benchmark Senior Living, Jayne now serves as Executive Vice President. A native of New England, Jayne loves to travel, meet new people, and hang out with her favorite pug, Henry.
Jayne started this blog as a way to share the many questions she and her team get every day with other people looking for answers.