Although chocolate is rich in fat, 20-30g won’t send calories sky high and its surprisingly low glycaemic index won’t send blood-sugar levels soaring.
Dark chocolate also contains flavonoids, which seem to have a very mild ‘aspirin-like’ effect and may benefit circulation.
How to make
- 150g (5oz) low-fat Greek yoghurt, partially frozen
- 20g (1oz) 50% cocoa dark chocolate, grated
- 150ml (5fl oz) semi-skimmed milk
Melt the grated dark chocolate in a bain marie. Mix the yoghurt with the melted dark chocolate, then blend with the milk and serve.
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