For the Love of Chocolate: 14 Best Chocolate Treats 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 Double Chocolate 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 also packed with real chocolate chips for double the sweetness.

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 Chocolaty Pretzel Bar 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 not only does this Nutrisystem dessert have 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, this Chocolate Brownie Sundae 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. One serving of this delightful snack is 140 calories and five grams of protein. Chocolate Flavored Pretzels are 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, has 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. With 130 calories, it may taste like a splurge but is actually a diet-friendly choice that won’t set you back.

7. Mint Ice Cream Sandwich

Mint Ice Cream Sandwich

If your go-to splurge is mint chocolate chip ice cream, you’ve got to try this frozen treat with just the right amount of minty flavor. This Mint Ice Cream Sandwich help keep your weight loss eating plan on track by satisfying your sweet tooth without overindulging. Each one is 130 calories and five grams of protein.

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8. 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, our Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich is 130 calories and is a good source of fiber and protein.

9. Dark Chocolaty Sea Salt Nut Square >

Dark Chocolaty Sea Salt Nut Square 

For the sweet-and-salty fan, this delectable Dark Chocolaty Sea Salt Nut Square treat is a must-try. It combines sea salt-dusted peanuts, almonds and walnuts, with a dip and drizzle of luscious dark chocolate. Fuel up while treating yourself to something yummy with this easy snack that contains no added sugar. It also has eight grams of fiber and six grams of protein..

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10. Chocolaty Fudge Bar >

Chocolaty Fudge Bar

This frozen treat that’s reminiscent of a childhood favorite is one of our most popular dessert choices. You can indulge in the creamy goodness of frozen fudge without worrying about your weight loss goals. Not only that, but this Chocolaty Fudge Bar dessert is a good source of protein and fiber, too!

11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar >

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar

What’s not to love about peanut butter combined with chocolate? They are truly a perfect pair! With this delicious lunch bar treat, you’re able to indulge in this classic candy flavor combo. Our Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar also packs in 10 grams of protein … When’s the last time your dessert choice did all that?!

12. 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 Chocolate Caramel 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 180 calories and also a good source of protein!

13. Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Calling all cookie-lovers! Indulge in a delightful snack that satisfies your sweet tooth. Our Chocolate Chunk Cookie is crafted with wholesome rolled oats, delectable chocolate chunks, and a touch of cinnamon. Crush those chocolate cravings while staying on track with your weight loss goals.

14. Chocolate Caramel Bar

Chocolate Caramel Bar

Indulge in the irresistible combination of chocolate and caramel! This crispy Chocolate Caramel Bar is generously coated in creamy caramel and topped with a thick layer of smooth milk chocolate. With a delightful swirl of chocolate throughout, this sweet-tooth indulgence is perfect for treating yourself on Valentine’s Day.

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