Dairy-Free Chocolate Bars (and a Guilt-Free Chocolate Treat!)

The most important ingredient in chocolate is not milk, but cocoa! And the more cocoa the better, if you ask me. Dark chocolate comes in all shapes and sizes, but I prefer somewhere between 70% and 85%. That percentage is the percentage of cocoa to total ingredients. Since I’m trying to be dairy-free right now, I didn’t want to have to stop eating chocolate in general, so I’ve been doing a little research and here are a few bars that fit into this new-to-me lifestyle:

My Favorite Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Bar!

My Husband’s Favorite! (I like it too!)

My Favorite Organic Brand! (I also love the Espresso Dark Chocolate Bar from Green & Black’s.)

And if you’re wanting a high-protein snack with a little chocolate kick, consider chopping up about 3 or 4 squares into these “Raw Cookie Dough Bites” from A Dash of Compassion‘s blog. The recipe in the link makes about 12 one-inch cookie dough balls. I used honey instead of agave nectar, and they were deliciously guilt-free! Plus, they make a great on-the-go breakfast, if you’re in a hurry, since they’re just nuts, oats, a little honey, cinnamon, a pinch of salt and some dark chocolate. Feel free to substitute raisins for the chocolate if you want them to be even more nutritious!

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4 responses to “Dairy-Free Chocolate Bars (and a Guilt-Free Chocolate Treat!)

  1. Aldi’s chocolate is dairy free as well, a bit cheaper than the above two brands. Their mint variety and their orange variety are good, but my favorite is the chili variety. Of course, plain 70-85% are good as well. 😉 The cookie balls looks delicious!!! 🙂 Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. Have you ever seen the chocolatecoveredkatie blog? She does healthy desserts, many of them chocolate, almost all dairy free and many gluten free!! I love her recipes, especially since I’m always looking for guilt-free (or low-guilt) desserts–especially chocolate desserts!

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