Senior living communities with Benchmark Senior Living

Benchmark Blog

The Benchmark Blog offers news, recipes & resources for seniors, caregivers & professionals. Visit our blog today and enjoy our free senior care resources!

Return To Blog

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

 

Directions

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

Blog Topics

Email

Loading...