Strawberries & Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks

Losing weight doesn’t mean giving up dessert. This almost-effortless dessert recipe for chocolate peanut butter sauce is perfect for dipping all kinds of fruit—strawberries, bananas, apples, or whatever you can think of.

One serving of this Strawberries & Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce counts as one SmartCarb, half of a Powerfuel and two Extras on the Nutrisystem program. Click here to log this recipe in the NuMi app >

Servings: Makes 4 servings; serving size is 1 cup of strawberries

Calories per Serving: 173

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1/2 Powerfuel and 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup low fat milk
  • 4 cups strawberries, tops removed
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter

Directions:

  1. In a small pot, heat milk until almost boiling, then lower heat to medium and add peanut butter. Whisk until peanut butter is totally dissolved.
  2. Add chocolate chips to mixture, and whisk until chocolate is completely melted. Remove mixture from heat.
  3. Pour sauce into small bowl and leave uncovered in the refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes or until sauce thickens. When sauce has thickened, serve or cover and leave refrigerated until needed. Serve with strawberries or other fruit for dipping.