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Smart Swaps for a Healthy Valentine’s Day

We’ve put together our top tips and smart swaps for a healthy Valentine’s Day this year.  Like many other romantic occasions, Valentine’s Day can be filled with delicious food, wine and chocolate (which of course is great!). However, it can soon see you falling off the diet wagon and inhaling Ferrero Rochers like they’re being discontinued. So, this year, try some of these healthy Valentine’s Day ideas instead!

Healthy Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Valentine's Day Malteaser Tree

Let’s start with the obvious and of course, our favourite – chocolate! Other than red roses, nothing says Valentine’s Day more than a moreish selection of luxury choccies. However, the average box of chocolate packs over 1,000 calories and nearly 60g fat, which can make for a very unhealthy evening.

Instead of this ever so cute Malteasers chocolate tree (pictured above) from Not on the High Street, try our Exante Choco Balls. Packed with 15g protein and only 158 calories per pack, they’re the perfect chocolate treat that won’t sabotage your weight loss goals.

Plus at £24.99 for the Malteaser tree, vs £2.20 for our Choco Balls, there’s really no question about it!

If you are really craving chocolate, be sure to opt for premium quality dark chocolate, with 80% or more cocoa content. It’s full of anti-oxidants and in small servings can actually good for your health!
Healthy Valentines Day Exante Choco Balls

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Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

Melt in the middle chocolate puddings, rich and creamy chocolate mousse and sweet and tangy fruit cheesecakes are all popular desserts for the special day. (Mainly because most places sell them in cute heart shapes and we literally can’t resist anything that looks that adorable). However, making your own dessert this Valentine’s Day means you can create something delicious AND healthy and means you can indulge guilt-free!

Try this simple 5-ingredient healthy chocolate mousse recipe to help you stay on track!

Spring eBook Recipe | Greek Yoghurt Chocolate Mousse


Spring eBook Recipe | Greek Yoghurt Chocolate Mousse

Everyone needs a little Chocolate from time to time, so we’ve created a light chocolaty pud that’s only 98 kcals per serving!

2017-05-11 09:27:45By Amy Brawn

Following our Total Solution or Man Plan and looking for a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day?

Try our Gooey Chocolate Puddings and Chocolate Delight!

Valentine’s Day Dinners to Keep You on Track

Looking to stay in this Valentine’s Day? Ditch the takeaway and opt for something more nutritious and wholesome with these delicious home-cooked, healthy recipes.

Healthy Sweet Potato Cottage Pie


Healthy Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

This hearty, home-cooked Sweet Potato Cottage Pie is packed with protein and a healthy way to indulge in one of your Winter favourites, without having to sabotage your weight loss goals. 

2017-12-07 17:05:08By Amy Brawn

Skinny Rocket Chicken Pizza


Skinny Rocket Chicken Pizza

A whole pizza for less than 270 calories?

2017-07-21 14:15:36By Sophie Angell

See more of our healthy and delicious recipes in our Exante Recipe Guide.

Amy Brawn

Amy Brawn

Writer and expert

Lover of Blueberries, running and the odd square of dark chocolate

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