It's easy to make your own healthy chocolate-covered strawberries at home. Yes, healthy. Mine are (lightly) dipped in (antioxidant-rich) dark chocolate and covered in heart-healthy nuts. If you love Nutella, and who in the right mind doesn't, you'll fall in love with this recipe.
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, finely chopped
1/2 cup shelled pistachios, finely chopped
1 pint fresh strawberries, washed and dried
1. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler by bringing 1 cup of water to a boil in a small sauce pan. Put the chocolate chips in a glass bowl, and place the bowl over the sauce pan. If the water in the sauce pan touches the bottom of the bowl, pour some out to avoid the chocolate from burning. Allow the chocolate chips to melt, stirring occasionally until the chocolate is smooth.*
2. Place the hazelnuts and the pistachios in two separate bowls.
3. Dip each strawberry in the dark chocolate, then immediately dip in the hazelnuts or pistachios, so that the nuts cover the chocolate. Place each strawberry on a baking sheet (that has been lined with parchment paper for easier clean-up), then refrigerate until the chocolate hardens, at least 15 minutes.