Whether it is due to the nutrient compound found in chocolate or just the way it makes most people feel inside after taking one bite, chocolate alone has been shown to help improve cardiovascular health (lowering LDL cholesterol and blood pressure), reduce inflammation, control appetite (ex. overeating/excessive snacking), increase insulin sensitivity, reduce blood clot risk by improving blood flow and improve stress and mood.
Being satisfied is not just about calories, carbs, protein and fat but also keeping your taste buds happy.
6-8 large pretzels (chopped/broken) (optional)
-For those who don't like to follow ingredient steps, melt chocolate and then combine all ingredients. Spoon onto parchment paper as cookies on cookie sheet and then put into the freezer for 2+ hours.
Steps (for recipe followers)
If using pretzels, also add pretzels at this time. Stir until combined.
6. Spread chocolate and nut mix on paper as individual "cookies".