Nutritionists and trainers agree that incorporating the occasional cheat day into a weight loss plan can actually help you reach your goal weight faster. If you’re following a strict calorie deficit plan or a low carbohydrate plan, briefly giving your body what you’ve been withholding can help boost your metabolism by shaking up the hormones that control your appetite. Experts also agree that indulging in a cheat meal every so often can help keep you on track and can help you manage cravings. Here are a couple suggestions of chocolate treats worth eating on your cheat day.
Rich, smooth, packed with intense chocolate flavor in every bite, molten chocolate lava cakes are the ultimate cheat day treat. Small enough to not undo all your efforts, but big enough to satisfy even the biggest cravings, these whip up in no time meaning you won’t even have to plan your cheat day all that far in advance.
Indulge your chocolate sweet tooth with this smooth, delicious chocolate fondue. Dip fruit, marshmallows, cake chunks, nuts or more into the milk, dark, or white chocolate that comes with this adorable set. Melted chocolate is right up there with melted cheese when it comes to frequent cravings; satisfying this one will be an utter delight.
When the sun is beating down, but you still want a cheat treat, this iced mocha is the perfect solution. It’s refreshing and sweet and filled with wholesome ingredients that won’t derail your diet even as it satisfies your cravings.
Each of these little truffles carefully created by Southern California's premier artisan chocolatier is a cheat day treat all to itself. The flavors range from savory salt caramel to hazelnut latte, meaning that whatever you’ve been craving can definitely be satisfied by one of these small treats.
Indulge your cravings and your inner child at the same time with these soft, fluffy, and oh so chocolatey homemade chocolate marshmallows. Make it an extra special cheat day treat by dipping them in melted dark chocolate or dunking them in some hot chocolate.