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Chocolate Ladybugs

by Stacey Antine, MS RD and HealthBarn USA

Servings: 1 (5 Strawberries Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 5 Strawberries
    
Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g7%
 Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g5%
 Dietary Fiber 3g12%
 Sugars 12g 
Protein 2g 
 
Vitamin C90%
Calcium2%
Iron2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

There is nothing better than fresh strawberries. They are not only sweet and delicious, but also loaded with vitamin C, which helps keep our immune systems strong and healthy. Strawberries are a great snack by themselves, or you can add a dose of antioxidants by making chocolate ladybugs. We use semi-sweet dark chocolate chips to create the spots on our ladybugs that kids and parents go wild about! In just minutes you have a sweet, healthy treat that everyone loves.

Ingredients

5 fresh, large whole strawberries
30 semi-sweet dark chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Cut the tops off of the strawberries and cut them in half lengthwise.
  2. With your fingers, gently push three chocolate chips into each half to create the ladybug's spots.
  3. Serve on a fun platter.
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About the author:

Stacey Antine MS RD

Stacey Antine, MS RD

Founder of HealthBarn USA, a leader in healthy-lifestyle educational programs for kids and families. For more information go to www.healthbarnusa.com

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