Take juicy, red strawberries and add dollops of your favorite sensuous, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and what do you end up with? One of the most palate-pleasing aphrodisiacs in the world — and an arrow for Cupid’s bow.
So go on: surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s day with a classic, decadent dessert. With just a few simple ingredients you can create these lovely bites for 2.
- Put 2 tablespoons allergy-friendly semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips in a small bowl and heat in microwave on High.
- Stir in 2 tablespoons sunflower seed butter and 1 teaspoon coconut oil and microwave on High for 15 seconds. Whisk until smooth.
- Hold strawberry by the stem and dip in chocolate mixture. Place on parchment paper in freezer to firm up.
- Repeat with more strawberries, thick banana slices or fully dunk raspberries or blueberries.
Alisa Fleming is a contributing editor to Allergic Living magazine and the author of Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance and Casein Free Living, and founder of Godairyfree.org.