Don’t just gift any chocolate or candy for Valentine’s Day, gift something that has a little bit of everything wonderful to that very special person. Show loved ones how much you care by giving something beautiful, healthy and delicious. Surprise that lucky Valentine with dark chocolate, because it’s loaded with nutrients that’s also healthy. Dark chocolates contain antioxidants, fiber and minerals. It also helps reduce the risk of heart disease, and protect skin from sun damage. Dark chocolates contain less sugar than milk chocolate, so the darker the chocolate, the less sugar it will contain. So this Valentine’s Day, treat loved ones to something healthy that’s beautiful for them inside and outside. Below are some ideas for chocolate lovers (and non-chocolate lovers too).
Godiva offers beautifully decorated premium chocolates, and is loved all over the world. For Valentine’s Day, be sure to gift a box of Godiva’s 27 Piece Dark Chocolate Valentine’s Day Gift Box, which contains a whole box of Godiva’s dark chocolate covered classic favorites. The gorgeous box is wrapped with a romantic red ribbon that will be sure to make her heart melt. Another great option is Dark Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, which offers a little something sweet and tangy. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and provides fiber, folic acid, manganese and potassium. Also, strawberries contain powerful antioxidants and can help protect against inflammation, cancer and heart disease.
noosa finest yoghurt is perfect for those who don’t love chocolate. noosa yoghurt is made in small batches, with farm-fresh whole milk, sweet honey and puree made with real fruit. That sweet-meets-tart flavor and thick, velvety texture is what makes noosa different. Go ahead, and try dipping strawberries in noosa yoghurt’s strawberry rhubarb or tart cherry flavors. Simply freeze them the night before and serve after a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. This makes for the perfect sweet treat for Valentine’s Day and anytime you need something sweet and delicious, that’s also healthy.
Panera Bread is the first national restaurant company that offers a Clean Soup menu. So, definitely treat yourself to Panera’s Clean Soup, and you’ll be sure to love every sip of soup and love what’s in it. The cold winter weather is here, so now is the perfect time to enjoy a hot bowl of tasty, healthy and hearty and very special bowl of Clean Soup. It’s “clean,” so it’s free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives — including hydrolyzed soy and corn protein, maltodextrin and sodium phosphate that are common commercial soup ingredients. Panera sells approximately 200 million servings of soup a year, rotating daily between ten core soups in addition to seasonal favorites, such as Turkey Chili, Autumn Squash and it’s most popular — Broccoli Cheddar. Panera’s chefs also took the opportunity to focus on improving overall ingredient quality, such as moving from conventional bleached flour to unbleached wheat flour. In fact, Panera went through 60 revisions in order to properly preserve the beloved Broccoli Cheddar soup. Check out Panera’s 60 second video trailer here, that shares the story behind the clean remake of the Broccoli Cheddar soup. For a chance to have your review featured in the ever-growing video trailer, Panera fans can participate now through March 31, 2016. For more information, visit panerasoupreview.com and tweet, by using hashtag #soupreview.
Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps are light, yummy and loaded with fresh ingredients that makes it a special and healthy snack. They do not contain trans fats or saturated fats, and have only 21 to 23 grams of carbohydrate per serving. Thus, it’s safe to enjoy Pretzel Crisps in carbohydrate meal plan as a snack or with a meal and not raise blood glucose levels dramatically. For Valentine’s Day or to satisfy a guilt-free chocolate craving any time, be sure to try Pretzel Crisp’s Dark Chocolate Crunch, which boasts of premium-quality 45% dark chocolate cacao. It has about half the amount of calories of a regular chocolate bar. The thin and crunchy Pretzel Crisps are dipped in rich dark chocolate, which offers the ultimate blend of salty and sweet, and the perfect combination of crunch and chocolate indulgence.