Chocolate-Covered Fruit Kabobs
If you're like me, you have a sweet tooth pretty much 24/7. However, I noticed that processed sugar and my gut do not go well together, so I have to keep my dessert intake to a minimum. But when that sugar craving hits, I have to satisfy it, and one of my favorite go-to snacks is these chocolate-covered fruit kabobs.
I love these kabobs for a few reasons. First, it allows me to integrate a wider variety of fruits into my diet while also feeling indulgent since they are drizzled with chocolate. I also love using dark chocolate (at least 85% cacao) to boost my antioxidant intake, and the bitterness pairs nicely with the sweetness of the fruit. Lastly, I love how easy these are to make and that I can make them ahead of time and take a few out of the freezer whenever I want something sweet. My 3-year-old daughter also loves these, so it makes eating healthy while satisfying a guilty pleasure possible.
Feel free to sub in whichever fruits you like or tolerate the most. Enjoy!
Makes ~12 kabobs
Seriving size: 1 kabob
Ingredients for chocolate-covered fruit kabobs
- 1 pint organic strawberries
- 4 bananas, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 2 cups pineapple, cubed
- 3/4 tsp. coconut oil, divided
- 6 oz. milk chocolate
- 6 oz. dark chocolate
- 6 oz. white chocolate
- 1 package of kabob skewers
Directions for chocolate-covered fruit kabobs
- Slide alternate pieces of strawberries, banana, and pineapple onto kabobs (6 pieces total).
- Place wax or parchment paper on a baking sheet and place kabobs on top.
- Freeze for 30 minutes.
- In 3 separate small bowls, mix 1/4 tsp. coconut oil with milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate. Microwave, using 30-second intervals, until melted.
- Using a large spoon, drizzle chocolate over fruit kabobs to the desired amount.
- Store in refrigerator (or freezer if not eating same day).
- calories: 273
- carbohydrates: 40g
- cholesterol: 7mg
- fiber: 3.5g
- potassium: 378mg
- protein: 3.4g
- saturated fat: 8.6g
- sodium: 30mg
- sugars: 31.6g
- total fat: 13.3g
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