Valentine’s Day!! Forget Godiva, Make Your Own!

www.farmfoodieandfitness.comValentine’s Day is almost here! Forget Godiva and Hershey’s! Make your own chocolate from scratch and dip your own fruit for your honey bunny! I’ve made my own recipe for raw chocolate and dipped different fruits in the chocolate and then topped them with unsweetened coconut, crushed pistachios and hazelnuts, and sliced almonds. Feel free to change-up what you’ve got lying around for fruit and your dipping extras. I really wanted to still have my mangoes sitting on the counter, they would have been perfect with chocolate! Everything in this recipe is raw!! You just need a little prep time and some time in the freezer and you’re guaranteed to make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter! 😉 Here’s to sweethearts and sweet holidays! (Without all the guilt!)



  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • Pinch Himalayan sea salt
  • Pinch Cayenne pepper

Fruit and Extras for Dipping:

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 banana
  • 10-12 ripe strawberries
  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 1/4 cup crushed hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup crushed pistachios
  • handful sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut


Add 2 cups of water to a sauce pot and bring to a boil. Place glass bowl on top of pot, add coconut oil. Allow oil to melt from the heat passing through the bowl. Add cacao, honey, cinnamon, and cayenne. Whisk well. You should have a chocolate sauce. Keep stirring for about a minute so it thickens. Dip fruit in chocolate and immediately roll or sprinkle nuts and coconut on top. Place parchment paper on a baking sheet or in plastic container. Lay fruit on parchment paper. Place in freezer for an hour or more to allow the chocolate to harden. Remove from freezer and serve!!


I did…

  • strawberries plain and with hazelnuts
  • bananas with almonds
  • pineapple with pistachios
  • apples with coconut
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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

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