Monday, April 21, 2014

healthy desert.

Dark Chocolate & Oat Clusters

dark-chocolate-oat-clusters RecipeJim Bathie


  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats


1. Heat peanut butter, milk, and chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat 3 minutes or until chips melt.
2. Stir in oats. Remove from heat.
3. With a spoon, small ice cream scoop, or melon baller, drop 8 ball-shaped portions on a wax paper−lined baking sheet. Let set in fridge 10 minutes.
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    • Yield: 4 servings

    Nutritional Information

    Calories per serving:160
    Fat per serving:8g
    Saturated fat per serving:3g
    Monounsaturated fat per serving:3.5g
    Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1.5g
    Protein per serving:5g
    Carbohydrates per serving:19g
    Fiber per serving:3g
    Cholesterol per serving:0mg
    Sodium per serving:40mg
    Rs per serving:1.7g

    Good to Know

    What’s not to love about chocolate and peanut butter, especially when both are high in MUFAs? As a bonus, the oats provide resistant starch.

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