Chocolate is one of the few things in life that can really make a bad day better. Regardless of your dietary needs, there are chocolatey treats accessible in any form you could want! Better yet, you can use some of the products below to make decadent recipes.
Take a look at a few of the treats below for some ideas about how to get your chocolate fix. Get ready for cocoa overload!
1. Hail Merry Dark Chocolate Macaroons
If you’re not on the macaroon train yet, hop to it because Hail Merry’s Choco Macaroon is too moist and delicious not to experience. Not only are these little treats vegan and gluten-free, they’re completely free of refined sugar! At $17.99 for a 3-pack, buying on Amazon is a bit pricey but can be a good way to test them out – especially since they’re currently sold out on the company’s website.
Nanga by Nature uses USDA organic, fair-trade ingredients to make this blueberry, lavender, rose-infused chocolate bark. At $1.58/ounce, the online price is a great way to try out the bark.
As one Amazon reviewer wrote, “The lavender and rose dark chocolate is quality, specialty chocolate, the perfect touch of lavender and rose in each bite. Organic too.” Of course, you can always try making your own Blueberry-Almond Dark Chocolate Bark at home!
3. Nutiva Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
Oh, yeah – vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO hazelnut spread exists thanks to Nutiva. With a price of $0.42/ounce, you really can’t go wrong trying this indulgence out.
Amazon reviewer Cierra Shore said, “Nutiva Dark Chocolate Hazelnut spread is a wonderful alternative with healthy ingredients! Granted, it doesn’t spread as easily as the name brand stuff, but I will happily take this tasty alternative with its healthier ingredients. I’m able to indulge & feel good about it.”
If you’re feeling adventurous, you can always try making your own ‘Nutella’ Spread and perfecting the chocolate-to-hazelnut ratio in your own kitchen.
4. Lucy’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
Lucy’s crunchy, non-GMO, kosher cookies are the perfect companion to a cold glass of cashew milk. At $7.28 for a snack pack, the online price is pretty competitive with what you’ll find in the store. One reviewer said it clearly: “I really like the chocolate chip cookies the best. I like crunchy cookies and these are crunchy and tasty.” The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is a pretty good substitute, though.
Rule Breaker brownies are breaking all the rules by ditching all the top 8 allergens, which makes them ‘school safe,’ and they’re non-GMO. $32.99 for a 12-pack is competitive, though you might want to get one and try it out before committing to filling up your pantry. As one Amazon customer said, “These are absolutely delicious! I can’t believe chickpeas are the first ingredient!” If you can’t try Rule Breaker out, take these Ultra-Rich Fudgy Brownies for a spin.
6. Cocomels Chocolate Caramel Bites
Complete with coconut milk caramel, Cocomels are the dairy-free, gluten-free treats you need to keep stocked. They can be found in-store for slightly less than their Amazon price. Reviewer Kelly Stassi reported, “These are absolutely amazing!” Once you’re hooked on the caramel-chocolate flavors, try out these Raw Chocolate Caramel Bars.
7. No Whey! Nougat Bars
Nobody turns down a chocolate No Whey! nougat bar, especially when it’s nut-free! At $31.95 for a 16-pack, there’s really no better way to stock up on these bars. One reviewer shared that, “My son absolutely loved these.. Great for Nut allergies.” If you want to try your hand at making your own chocolate nougat bars, check out these Truffled Chocolate Nougats.
Enjoy Life chewy bars are gluten-free, vegan, kosher, and halal! At only $3.19 for a box of 5 bars, the Amazon price is a great find. As one Amazon customer said, “I really liked these. They satisfied my sweet tooth and had a good flavor. The texture takes a little getting used to if you aren’t used to eating GF foods. I happen to like it. They are a bit gritty, but soft and chewy.” Or, try out these Raw Chocolate Walnut Brownies.
An Amazon reviewer wrote, “I could eat this stuff all day. It is fresh and delicious. Some people compare it to Nutella, but I think it’s better – richer, more chocolatey better ingredients.” Try drizzling some of Date Lady’s sauce on top of this Raw Banana Ice Cream Sundae.
Belvas Belgian Thins Organic Dark Chocolate organic, fair-trade, hand-made chocolates can be savored – if you can resist eating them at once! For $31.99, this order of the Belgian chocolates is a good deal – especially because they can be a bit harder to find in stores.
One reviewer said, “As a vegan, I like trying different vegan products, and I also like to share them with my non-vegan family to get their opinion. Generally, we all liked the chocolate, it’s tasty, but not too sweet, it’s 82%, but not as bitter as other similar products. The pieces are small, but filling, so one or two with your cup of coffee or tea should be enough.”
If you’re looking for a challenge, you could also try making these Melt-in-Your-Mouth Chocolate Truffles.
11. No Whey! Milkless Chocolate Bars
No Whey! Milkless Vegan Chocolate Bars are vegan, gluten-free, and nut free, and they still manage to look just like non-vegan chocolate bars. At $7.95 for a 3-pack, the Amazon deal is a good way to get a few bars at once. One reviewer raved that the bar, “Tastes just like real, high-quality milk chocolate! I love it! I’ve been a vegan for 6 years, and finally, I can eat milk chocolate again!” Break up one of these bars and use them in these Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches.
Lenny and Larry’s non-GMO, soy-free, preservative-free cookies are moist and perfect for a cookie craving. The 12-pack available on Amazon breaks down to $1.00/cookie, which is comparable to store pricing. As one reviewer said, “Hands down.. best tasting protein cookies ever made. It even tastes like an actual chocolate chip cookie, without that chalky protein taste.” If you’d prefer to try out a new recipe, give these Chocolate Chip Cookies.
If you love chocolate, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App. It’s available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more!
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