Surprisingly Healthy Indulgences You Can Treat Yourself to this Valentine’s Day

Surprisingly Healthy Indulgences You Can Treat Yourself to this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, we all want to treat ourselves to something delicious but don’t want to feel guilty about it. Luckily for you, some indulgences don’t come with the same health consequences as others – and these are them.


Champagne is full of antioxidants, which help to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body. Antioxidants are also known for their ability to boost brain function and memory.

In addition to being a good source of vitamin C, potassium, selenium, and other powerful nutrients, Champagne is also high in dietary fiber—helping you feel fuller longer so that you’re less likely to overeat later on in the day (or night).

Health Benefits:

  • Aids with weight loss

  • Supports a healthy heart

Salted caramel

One of the most famous Valentine’s Day treats chocolate. But did you know that salted caramel can be just as healthy? The darker the chocolate you choose, the healthier it will be for you! Salted caramel is an excellent way to enjoy chocolate without feeling guilty later on. It’s also incredibly easy to make at home, so what are you waiting for?

Here’s how:

  • Heat some heavy cream in a saucepan on medium-high heat until it starts to simmer and bubbles form around the edge of the pan (about 4-5 minutes). Remove from heat and set aside for another minute or so before adding sugar into your saucepan with heavy cream; stir continuously until sugar fully dissolves (about 1 minute) then pour into another container such as a bowl or jar with lid while still hot so that all liquid gets incorporated into mixture rather than staying separate when cooled down later on after making sure there aren't any clumps left behind once everything has been mixed together well enough but not too long otherwise they might become harder/crystalized instead which wouldn't work well either though this shouldn't happen often anyway due mainly because each person has different tastes when eating something like sweets so depending on theirs alone could lead someone else only wanting one type over another if they're given options like these but still want both instead maybe we should see what other foods might taste good together besides just dessert ones like chips - maybe pizza too since everyone loves pizza especially kids!"

Dark chocolate

You might think that dark chocolate isn't healthy because it's high in fat and sugar, but the truth is that it has several health benefits. Dark chocolate contains antioxidants that help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer. It also has some caffeine-like compounds called phenylethylamines (PEAs), which are thought to enhance feelings of love and attraction.

It’s also good for your brain: Research shows that eating chocolate boosts cognitive function and improves mood and memory. It can also help you fall asleep faster by relieving stress hormones like cortisol and norepinephrine, which are linked to weight gain, and boosting serotonin levels in your brain.*

It's Valentine's Day, and you know what that means: chocolate and flowers. While the chocolates are delicious, they're not necessarily the healthiest option. Fortunately, there is another way to indulge in your love of decadence without all the guilt!

I'll show you how to enjoy some indulgences while still being healthy. The trick is to find foods rich in nutrients, usually found in fruits and vegetables (not just candy hearts).

So let me be clear: these foods aren't just for special occasions—you can treat yourself to them daily!

 The point of this post is that you should feel free to treat yourself. Just because something is a “sin” doesn’t mean it doesn’t have health benefits. Indulging in some of these treats can be good for your body and benefit ahead: treat yourself without guilt this Valentine’s Day.

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