Chocolate was once strictly in the category of occasional indulgence (it can be high in fat and calories), but the evidence is piling up that dark chocolate has beneficial antioxidants.
Black Forest Trifle
This is a new twist on the traditional multi-layered English dessert. It contains 16 ounces of no-sugar-added pitted cherries (frozen is fine) and it's low in calories, cholesterol, fat, and saturated fat.
Chocolate Tofu Mousse
This recipe tastes every bit as decadent as the traditional version, and contains nearly 19 g of fiber per serving.
Tasting like a rich dessert, this martini is the perfect after-dinner drink.
Chocolate Icebox Cake With Raspberry Sauce
Thanks to the fat-free sour cream, this recipe has less fat than traditional icebox cake.
Mini Chocolate Cream Pies
If you need “just a bite” then this is the perfect recipe for you. It's super easy to make--just spoon low-fat chocolate pudding into mini phyllo pastry shells and top with light whipped cream.
Brownies with Butterscotch Drizzle
This recipe cuts the sugar almost in half by using a combination of bittersweet and unsweetened chocolate.
Ginger-Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches
Spoon the mixture between two wafers, and freeze. At 169 calories per serving, you'll also get 72 mg of calcium, and some vitamin D too.
Grand Marnier Pistachio Truffles
This recipe is low in cholesterol and sodium, but not necessarily fat (5.7 grams of saturated fat and 157 calories per serving).
Chocolate Fudge Pie
This healthier version of chocolate cream pie is made with low-fat milk, unsweetened cocoa, fat-free whipped topping, and fewer egg yolks than the traditional dessert.
Triple Chocolate Surprise Brownies
These tasty brownies contain some seriously healthy ingredients, including black beans, olive oil, spinach, and applesauce.
Bethenny’s Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark
These shards of chocolate, created by Bethenny Frankel, have an indulgent feel about them and couldn't be easier to make.
Chocolate Bonbon Bombes
With just three ingredients, you can make this easy treat in less than 45 minutes. Just combine light chocolate ice cream with chopped peanuts and fill 1 1/2- to 2-ounce molds.
Chocolate-Dipped Banana Bites
This recipe should win an award: It couldn’t be simpler, healthier, or tastier.
Raspberries with Chocolate Yogurt Mousse
Need a chocolate fix, quick? Then this is the recipe for you—it can be made in 5 minutes flat.
Chocolate–Salted Caramel Tart
126 Calories per slice!
Holiday Chocolate Bark
Great to give as a gift to friends and family during the holidays, this chocolate bark is bursting with the season's richest flavors.
Creamy chocolate pudding
Are you craving some chocolate? This deceptively decadent cross between a mousse and a pudding is slimmed down with low-fat dairy ingredients, which add bone-building calcium.
Sneak in your calcium—plus protein and fiber—with this on-the-go breakfast. Low-fat frozen yogurt adds more than 30% of your daily calcium.
Salted Chocolate Clementine Wedges
For a bit of savory citrus, indulge in 4 clementine wedges, dipped in a bit of melted dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.