Sugar-free chocolate covered strawberries

Buy some strawberries, and get to work on this awesome dessert.
Buy some strawberries, and get to work on this awesome dessert.
Buy some strawberries, and get to work on this awesome dessert.
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Sugar-free chocolate covered strawberries

Buy some strawberries, and get to work on this awesome dessert.

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Nothing screams Valentine’s Day like chocolate covered strawberries, but for people who are watching their blood sugar or carbs, it’s a dessert that seems out of reach.

Chocolate covered strawberries in a bowl

Until now! This dessert is keto and low carb friendly. I’m so excited to share it!

A couple of months ago, my package of Lily’s chocolate arrived. But, in true Houston fashion, the weather melted all of them. I was a little distraught because I wanted to make my almond butter chocolate chip cookies, but my plans were ruined.

Thanks, humidity.

I’d been stewing for a bit about what I could do with them, and these chocolate covered strawberries popped in mind for Valentine’s day.

The recipe is really simple, and that’s why this blog post is pretty short. I don’t think you need me to tell you step-by-step how to do this.

Buy some strawberries and dip them. That’s it.

If you do need a recipe, there’s one below. But here’s one thing you will need for this recipe: avocado oil.

Normally, when you melt chocolate, you use coconut oil, or olive oil to keep the chocolate shiny, and help it create a shell.

I personally think those two oils have a strong and distinct taste. Avocado oil, however, is very mild in flavor.

And if you didn’t know, avocado and chocolate actually make a pretty stellar combination.

Get the recipe below and be sure to save the pin. I can’t wait for you to try it out!

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Chocolate covered strawberries


  • Author: Mila Clarke Buckley
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen strawberries 1x

Description

A delicious, lower carb alternative to your favorite chocolate covered strawberries. 


Ingredients

Scale

2 cups (1 dozen whole strawberries) (~22g carbs)

1/2 cup Lily’s milk chocolate (2 net carbs)

2 tablespoons avocado oil (0 carbs)


Instructions

  1. Microwave the chocolate and oil in a microwave safe dish for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between heating them each time. Do this until the chocolate becomes smooth.
  2. Coat the berries in chocolate.
  3. Refrigerate until the chocolate sets.

Notes

  • Sub a different oil to thin out the chocolate if you don’t have avocado oil on hand. Just choose something with a mild flavor so it doesn’t overpower your chocolate. 
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate and strawberries, valentine’s day

13 Responses

  1. Your recipes are so delicious and easy to make. These chocolate-covered strawberries look amazing. I will definitely try this recipe. Thanks for your guide. I really appreciate your efforts. keep it up.

  2. I honestly never would have known these were sugar-free had you not titled them that! They were so delicious and so easy to make my kids devour them in minutes.

  3. I made these chocolate-covered strawberries tonight and it was the easiest, most delicious treat I could ask for! The avocado oil worked perfectly to thin out the chocolate.

  4. These strawberries had alot of bold flavor and i think them being sugar free really allowed the natural flavors to shie through!

  5. First of all, if I didn’t make these I would have never believed they were sugar free! They were so delicious and my new go-to recipe for chocolate covered strawberries!

  6. I am allergic to coconut oil and agree that olive oil leaves an aftertaste in desserts. The chocolate came out so beautifully, and I always have avocado oil in the pantry, I will be doing a 2nd Valentine’s Day batch. Thanks for the tip!

  7. I get so frisky whenever I make chocolate-covered strawberries. I’ve never used Lily’s before this recipe and now I don’t think I’ll use anything else.

  8. I’m always looking for guilt free desserts! I’m so glad that I came across this recipe because it was so easy and so indulgent without all of the sugar!

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Mila Clarke Buckley

Hi! I'm Mila.

I’m a millennial woman living with LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults) after a type 2 diabetes misdiagnosis.  I love food, travel and my kitchen!

Hangry Woman is for anyone with diabetes – regardless of type.

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