Health by Chocolate (cont.)
Yield: 16 servings
Per serving: 195 calories, 5 g protein, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 3 g fiber, 311 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 18%.
Chocolate Truffle Bars
If you would rather not use Splenda, simply delete it. These brownie-like bars have a wonderful texture, too.
2/3 cup less-fat margarine (with 8 grams of fat per tablespoon) like Take Control
Yield: 24 bars
Per serving: 130 calories, 3 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 7 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 2.5 g monounsaturated fat, 2.5 g polyunsaturated fat, 13 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 31 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 50%.
Recipes provided by Elaine Magee; © 2007 Elaine Magee
Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.
Published March 30, 2007.
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