You could always try it out this weekend in preparation for the Christmas or New Year festivities ... now there's a thought!
9g carb per serving
240 ml mixed berries
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons lime juice
¼ dark chocolate cake
30 g pecan nuts, chopped
2 tablespoons roasted unsweetened coconut chips
240 ml heavy (double) whipping cream or crème fraiche
Dark chocolate cake
250 g dark chocolate with a minimum of 70% cocoa solids
150 g butter
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions can be found here
Did you know many studies have shown that dark chocolate is incredibly healthy, and may reduce your risk of several diseases.
Dark chocolate is loaded with fibre and antioxidants, as well as minerals such as iron, magnesium, copper and manganese. Plant compounds in dark chocolate have been shown to lower blood pressure, protect against heart disease, improve brain function and protect the skin against the sun’s harmful UV-rays. To make the most of the health benefits, it is recommended to eat dark chocolate with a cocoa content of 70–85% or higher. A piece of dark chocolate is especially delicious when enjoyed with a good cup of coffee.
Bottom line: Dark chocolate contains high amounts of fiber, antioxidants and minerals. It may reduce the risk of heart disease, improve brain function and protect the skin from the sun.
Please note, not all may be suitable for you.
If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.