For the Love of Chocolate: 14 Best Chocolate Menu Items for Valentine’s Day

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chocolate cupcake

Nothing quite says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like chocolate! It’s the quintessential dessert of the holiday. However, if you’re someone who has been working hard to make healthier lifestyle choices, then you might be worried that splurging on Valentine’s Day will set you off course.

Fortunately, Nutrisystem has lots of smart and satisfying chocolate menu items. They make a great choice not only for Valentine’s Day but any day of the year! These breakfast, lunch, snack and dessert items will have you feeling like you’ve made a decadent indulgence when in reality, you’ve stayed right on track.

1. Double Chocolate Muffin >

Double Chocolate Muffin

A high-fiber breakfast is a great way to start your day off on the right foot—feeling full and satisfied! With this muffin, you’ll not only get your fill of fiber, but you’ll also have a chance to satisfy your sweet tooth. This chocolaty muffin is packed with real chocolate chips for double the sweetness. But it still has only 180 calories.

2. Chocolaty Pretzel Bar >

Chocolaty Pretzel Bar

If you’re someone who likes a candy bar with some crunch, then you’re going to love this delicious snack. It’s basically chocolate covered pretzels stuffed into a milk chocolate caramel bar! It has the rich flavors of chocolate and caramel that make it feel like a decadent splurge—when it’s really 170 calories. It also packs in eight grams of protein!

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3. Chocolate Brownie Sundae >

Chocolate Brownie Sundae

Chocolate, brownie and sundae are three words that don’t sound as though they should be able to fit into a weight loss plan. But this Nutrisystem dessert not only has a mere 160 calories, it’s also a good source of protein and fiber! With chunks of brownies and divine ribbons of fudge folded into chocolate ice cream, it tastes completely indulgent without actually setting you off track at all.

4. Chocolate Flavored Pretzels >

Chocolate Flavored Pretzels

The combination of sweet and salty is what makes chocolate dipped pretzels a snack time favorite. With our version, it’s a diet-friendly choice, too. Not only is a serving a mere 140 calories, but this delightful snack is also a good source of fiber. It’s a great option to grab for when you need to satisfy a craving for chocolate.

5. Chocolate Cupcake >

Chocolate Cupcake

It might sound too good to be true, but you can absolutely splurge on a chocolate cupcake and still stick to your weight loss goals (when you choose our version, that is). There’s a reason this rich chocolate cupcake is one of our best-selling snacks. It’s packed with whole grains, is a mere 140 calories and is a good source of protein. Of course, it tastes amazing, too!

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6. Red Velvet Cupcake >

Red Velvet Cupcake

If you’re more of a red velvet fan—which is made from cocoa powder—then you’re in luck. Our red velvet cupcake is another Nutrisystem favorite. Like our chocolate cupcake, it’s a good source of fiber and doesn’t skimp on taste. At just 130 calories, it may taste like a splurge but is actually a diet-friendly choice that won’t set you back.

7. Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcake >

Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcake

This chocolate cupcake ups the ante even more! It’s bursting with a creamy vanilla filling and tastes like it’s straight out of your favorite bakery. It clocks in at 130 calories and is a good source of fiber. It’s truly a luscious treat you can feel good about.

8. NutriChocolaty Wafers >

NutriChocolaty Wafers

If your go-to splurge is chocolate morsels, you’ve got to try these bite-sized chocolate wafers with just the right amount of caramel. They’ll help keep your weight loss eating plan on track by satisfying your sweet tooth without overindulging. They are 140 calories and also happen to be a good source of protein.

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9. Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich >

Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich

While this classic snack is filled with creamy vanilla flavored ice cream, we pack in the chocolate you’re craving by sandwiching it between two chocolatey wafers. It’s the perfect dessert when you’re in the mood for something sweet! Plus, it’s 130 calories and is a good source of fiber and protein.

10. Dark Chocolaty Sea Salt Nut Square >

Dark Chocolaty Sea Salt Nut Square 

For the sweet-and-salty fan, this delectable square treat is a must-try. It combines sea salt-dusted peanuts, almonds and walnuts, with a dip and drizzle of luscious dark chocolate. It also has a whopping eight grams of fiber and six grams of protein, helping to fuel you up while allowing you to treat yourself to something yummy.

11. Coconut Almond Bar >

Coconut Almond Bar

If you love the combination of coconut and chocolate, ditch the traditional candy bar and give our diet-friendly version a try. It features soft and chewy coconut with slivers of roasted almonds—all enveloped in creamy milk chocolate. But unlike your typical candy bar, it’s a good source of protein and will help keep you on track with your weight loss goals.

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12. Chocolaty Fudge Bar >

Chocolaty Fudge Bar

This frozen treat is reminiscent of a childhood favorite treat is one of our most popular dessert choices. You can indulge in the creamy goodness of frozen fudge while knowing that you’ve only added a mere 80 calories to your daily total. Not only that, but this dessert is a good source of protein and fiber, too!

13. Peanut Butter Chocolaty Square >

Peanut Butter Chocolaty Square

What’s not to love about peanut butter combined with chocolate? They are truly a perfect pair! With this delicious treat, you’re able to indulge while only taking in 170 calories. It also packs in seven grams of fiber and 11 grams of protein! When’s the last time your dessert choice did all that?

14. Double Chocolate Caramel Bar >

Double Chocolate Caramel Bar

Another flavor pairing favorite—who can resist the delectable combo of chocolate and caramel? Enjoy chocolate for lunch with this rich, chocolaty treat filled with milk caramel. In this crispy and gooey bar, you’ll get more than enough of your caramel and chocolate fix while also knowing that you made a smart choice. This bar is only 180 calories and also a good source of protein!

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