Sugar-Free Chocolate Bark


You can never go wrong with a good chocolate bark recipe. It’s a delicious treat and makes great gift. Mix it up by using different raw nuts or a combination of your favourite nuts with coffee beans, seeds, or dried fruit or berries. Any chocolate lover will approve of this recipe!

Servings: 4


  • 4 squares Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 1 tbsp Butter (optional)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon (optional)
  • powdered Stevia or Xylitol to taste
  • 1 handful of raw Almonds, raw Pecans, raw Hazelnuts, or a Combination of any raw nut you have on hand
  • 1 handful of a combination of coffee beans, seeds, dried fruit or berries (optional)



  1. Melt chocolate and butter (optional) over a double boiler.
  2. Add stevia/Xylitol to taste.  NOTE: To sweeten melting chocolate, use approximately 1/8 of a teaspoon of powdered concentrated Stevia. Depending on “How liquid” your brand of liquid stevia drops are, liquid stevia may sieze melting chocolate.
  3. On a piece of parchment paper in a 1⁄2 sheet pan or on a rimmed cookie sheet, distribute the nuts over the surface.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the nuts, and other optional topping ingredients such as dried berries.
  5. Cool in refrigerator or freezer. When the bark has hardened, remove from the parchment paper, break into pieces, and store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator or freezer.

Recipe from Maximized Living Nutrition Plans and a favourite for Recipe Night.


Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is an organic food fanatic, green living aficionado, and has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he wrote his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, which has now been used professionally in over 500 health clinics. Dr. Hardick regularly blogs healthy recipes and holistic health articles on his own website,, and speaks to numerous professional and public audiences every year. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More