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Dark Chocolate Bark with Pistachios and Tart Cherries

Who says being heart-healthy cannot be sweet? This bark is loaded with polyphenols from the chocolate, antioxidants, and resveratrol from the cherries and Pistachios of which have been shown to lower BP and cholesterol! Recipe Melt 5 oz of dark chocolate (70% or higher) in a microwave-safe glass bowl or on top of a double boiler. Add 1 t coconut oil. Mix well. Spread onto a baking sheet lined with parchment. Sprinkle with ½ cup pistachios and 1/3 cup tart cherries. Chill one hour then break into 8 or fewer pieces. Can substitute 1/3 cup tart dried cranberries. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Dark-Chocolate-Bark-with-Pistachios-and-Tart-Cherries.pdf" text="Download Printable Recipe!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]...

3 Ingredient Chocolate Almond Bark Recipe

3 Ingredient Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Almond Bark Recipe is an easy recipe for thick pieces of indulgent chocolate bark packed with crunchy, roasted almonds. Thanks for our friends at Beaming Baker for this yummy recipe INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups vegan chocolate chips or chopped paleo chocolate (about 12 oz) 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil 1/2 cup unsalted, roasted almonds Optional Topping 1/4 cup unsalted, roasted almonds INSTRUCTIONS Line a small or medium baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. Clear some room in the refrigerator for this sheet. Set aside. To melt the chocolate, use the double boiler method or do the following. Add vegan or paleo chocolate and coconut oil to a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Heat in 20-second increments until melted. Stir in between heating increments, until smooth. Fold in almonds. Pour onto a prepared baking sheet. Using a rubber spatula, spread into...