Dark Chocolate Blueberry Cups

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This healthy dessert recipe for dark chocolate blueberry cups combines two superfoods with dark chocolate and blueberries for a dessert recipe you can feel good about eating. This healthy dessert recipe looks as good as it tastes, the combination of the two delicious ingredients is irresistible. This is a gluten free dessert recipe that most anyone can enjoy. It doesn't get much better than this easy dessert recipe; you can bring along these delicious dark chocolate cups to picnics and hikes, and not feel bad about the kids eating them when they are craving something sweet. And this healthy dessert recipe idea might be the easiest thing you've made. This is sure to be a recipe that you make time and time again. You could also substitute some blackberries or raspberries for the blueberries in this healthy dessert recipe idea.

There are lots of nutrients in blueberries from moderate amounts of dietary fiber and Vitamin C to minimal amounts of Vitamin A, iron, and calcium. Blueberries are good for you because they are a natural source of antioxidants which we can't get enough of. Antioxidants are so good for you because, over time, free radicals in the body may contribute to cancer and other diseases. So antioxidants that are found in many fruits and vegetables may offer help to neutralize these free radicals, therefore making antioxidant-rich foods an important part of a healthy diet. Blueberries are an especially good choice because they contain high levels of antioxidants, especially when eaten raw. Canned blueberries contain fewer antioxidants than fresh blueberries. Fresh blueberries are a great addition to healthy dessert recipes and fresh fruit bowls. Antioxidants in blueberries may also help reduce age-related mental decline. Blueberries are in low in calories and contain lots of blueberry nutrition. Studies suggest blueberries may offer some powerful and long-lasting health benefits.

One study found that by eating a cup of blueberries per week blood pressure can be lowered and may help speed up metabolism. Another study suggests that consuming blueberries can help lower levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) which may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Blueberries may also help to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. Blueberries are considered to be a superfood that is good to eat on a regular basis full of nutrients in blueberries and health benefits. The term superfood is just a marketing term. The term superfoods may just be a marketing term, but people recognize what superfoods are. They are foods that come from a variety of different colors that are healthy and beneficial to the body. Popular superfood examples include nuts and seeds, berries, dark green vegetables such as spinach, kale, collard greens, Brussel sprouts, Swiss chard, and broccoli. This healthy dessert recipe for dark chocolate blueberry cups is just one of the recipes you will find on the "Healthy Recipes" site. You will also find dessert recipes, healthy dessert recipes, appetizers, main dish recipes, breakfast, entrees, side dish recipes, drink recipes and so much more. **

Nutrition Facts for: Dark Chocolate Blueberry Cups from Healthy Recipes
Ingredients: Fresh blueberries, dark chocolate, coconut oil.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 178, Calories from Fat 98, Total Fat 10.9g 17%, Saturated Fat 8.1g 40%, Cholesterol 6mg 2%, Sodium 20mg 1%, Potassium 114mg 3%, Carbohydrates 18.9g 6%, Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%, Sugars 15.6g, Protein 2.1g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 7%, Calcium 5%, Iron 6%

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