Swearing off chocolate for weight management? F-That!
12 CHOCOLATE F-Factor recipes to try ASAP.
Truth be told, when it comes to weight management and the foods that will help you meet your goals, chocolate isn’t typically the first food brought up. Here at F-Factor we understand that focusing on what you can’t have leads to feelings of deprivation, denial and depression—feelings that are inconsistent with sustained weight management. On the other hand, when you focus on what you can have, such feelings are minimized. You’re empowered and motivated, rather than discouraged.
So with that being we’ve put together a round up of actually healthy CHOCOLATE recipes that you can feel good about indulging in.
Here’s 12 delicious craving-quelling chocolate recipes:
CHOCOLATE MINT COOKIE SMOOTHIE (per serving: 253 calories, 6g net carb) – You know everyone’s favorite Girl Scout cookie, the Thin Mint? That’s what inspired this thick, creamy smoothie. Except unlike Thin Mints, this smoothie packs 24g protein and 22g fiber. With real cookie crumbles, it’s sure to please, and like all smoothies, makes a great of a breakfast as it does afternoon snack too. To get this recipe, click here.
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE 20/20 PANCAKES (per serving: 307 calories, 4g net carb) – If you have trouble meeting your daily fiber needs, this delicious Step 1 Approved breakfast is for you. The Choc Zero syrup brings the fiber content of these chocolate pancakes up to a whopping 36g! You can actually meet your entire daily fiber needs with just one meal. To get this recipe, click here.
HAZELNUT CHOCOLATE SPREAD (per serving: 43 calories, 1g net carb) – Get the flavor of rich, creamy Nutella… but for 78% less calories! Perfect for when you just need a little smooth creamy fix of something good. Spread on 20/20 muffins, waffles or fiber crackers or enjoy a spoonful right from the container. Two tablespoons is just 43 calories and 1g net carb so it’s practically guilt-free. To get this recipe, click here.
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS (per serving: 207 calories, 13g net carb) – Ever think you’d be having THREE chocolate muffins for breakfast?? Well that’s the case with this one. Each muffin is just 69 calories, so you can also enjoy 1 as a Step 1 Approved dessert or have 3 for breakfast or snack. Want to kick it up a notch? We have an alternate chocolate peanut butter version that is TDF. Just note, the serving size with this recipe goes down from 3 muffins to 2. To get this recipe, click here. To get the chocolate peanut butter version, click here.
CHOCOLATE BELGIAN WAFFLES (per serving: 255 calories, 3g net carb)- With a rich, deep, not-too-sweet, chocolate flavor, these gluten-free, high-fiber waffles are certainly a delicious way to start your day. They also pack 34g protein and 24g fiber per serving so they’re sure to fill you up, and keep you feeling full, too. To get this recipe, click here.
CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE CHIP BISCOTTI (per serving: 94 calories, 2g net carb) – A slight hint of almond flavor elevates this fiber-packed Step 1 Approved chocolate recipe. Enjoy as afternoon snack with a 20/20 latte or for dessert. To get this recipe, click here.
CHOCOLATE MERINGUE COOKIES (per serving: 36 calories, 0g net carb) – This Step 1 Approved dessert recipe is practically magical; it’s a ZERO net carb food, and you get 4 cookies per serving! They’re beyond light and airy so they’re perfect for when you just need a little hint of chocolate sweetness. To get this recipe, click here.
CREAMY MILK CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM (per serving: 87 calories, 4g net carb) – You’ll need an ice cream maker for this one, but oh is it worth it! Homemade ice cream the F-Factor Way is a fraction of the calories and carbs of traditional ice cream, and can fill you up too! This recipe packs 12g protein and 6g fiber per serving. To get this recipe, click here.
CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES (per serving: 106 calories, 10g net carb) – Strawberries + chocolate, what’s not to love? How about the fact that these chocolate covered strawberries contain 4g of fiber each! To get this recipe, click here.
PEPPERMINT HOT COCOA – Grab a mug and cuddle up on the couch with this one. Perfect for when you want to feel warm and cozy, and full! Each serving packs 21g fiber and 21g protein. Not into peppermint? Just skip it, and enjoy a toasty mug of warm chocoalteyness. To get this recipe, click here.
SPECIAL BROWNIES (per serving: 81 calories, 4g net carb) – These brownies are special because they have an all-natural and have a hidden ingredient, something that makes them unlike your average brownie… Zucchini! They also pack 14g of fiber each so if you’re hankering for something chocolate this sure should satiate. To get this recipe, click here.
CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE (per serving: 96 calories, 3g net carb) – Yes, this list is getting more decadent as it goes on. This ooey gooey lava cake is out of this world delicious, contains ZERO grams of sugar per serving and packs 5g fiber per serving. It’s the ultimate way to cure your chocolate cravings. To get this recipe, click here.
Part of the reason some of these CHOCOLATE recipes are so guiltless is because they’re made with Chocolate 20/20 FIBER/PROTEIN Powder, which packs 20g of fat-fighting fiber, along with 20g of muscle-building protein. It’s a hero ingredient that makes achieving your daily fiber goals much easier. 20/20 Fiber/Protein powders are available here, click below to purchase.