Hey you guys, these dark chocolate oranges are AMAZING! If you are looking for a simple, delicious, and healthy recipe to impress your guests this is it. I mean who could resist oranges dipped in dark chocolate. If your anything like me you probably have a couple of potluck parties. Let’s face it, time is of the essence. I made these dark chocolate oranges with hemp hearts on a whim within a few minutes after I completely ruined my initial dish. I never intended on making a super healthy dish, honestly. These dark chocolate oranges with hemp hearts are delicious, easy to make and healthy.
These dark chocolate oranges are sprinkled with hemp hearts for additional crunch. These oranges are so good your guests won’t even mind that they are healthy. Hemp hearts are added to many dishes in our house, for good reason. Hemp hearts are a great source of plant protein and a source of omega -3 fatty acids for fighting inflammation. Furthermore, these little seeds also contain fibre, iron, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorous.
- 3 mandarin oranges, peeled
- 100 grams of chocolate, chopped
- 1 tsp of coconut oil, melted
- Hemp hearts
- Place peeled oranges on a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Allow to dry
- Melt coconut oil in a double broiler
- Add chocolate and melt over medium heat
- Dip oranges in chocolate and place on parchment paper
- Sprinkle hemp hearts on oranges
- Place in fridge until ready to serve
Mr. D was pretty skeptical when I first made these but after trying one he couldn’t stop. Miss E is begging me to make some for the family. It’s nice to provide guests with healthy dessert and show them how to incorporate healthy strategies for the holidays.
Not only do these dark chocolate oranges with hemp hearts taste great but they are easy to make and clean up afterwords. Let’s just say these oranges will be making a regular appearance during the holiday season.