2 Ingredient Quinoa Chocolate Bark

Why yes, we are in fact on our third consecutive Valentine’s Day recipe this week. I didn’t mean for this to happen—in fact, I’m positive this 2 Ingredient Quinoa Chocolate Bark would taste lovely cut into standard chocolate bark rectangles—but Martha Stewart had other ideas. You can blame (or thank) her for the hearts.

2 Ingredient Puffed Chocolate Bark. These taste like a homemade crunch bar! Easy, healthy, and perfect for gift giving too.

Although I grew up watching Martha Stewart religiously with my Grammy, I’ve never internalized Martha’s passion for time-consuming flourishes. It’s admirable that Martha hand makes intricate origami valentine cards and festoons her four-layer cakes with delicately spun sugar, but I’m more of a smear-the-icing-on-the-cake-and-hide-the-ugliest-part-in-the-back kind of gal. I’m not proud; I’m not ashamed. It’s just me.

Thus, when I spotted a recipe for homemade heart-shaped Crunch bars in Martha Stewart Living, I surprised myself the most when I immediately stuck the page under Ben’s nose with an emphatic, “I have to make these. Perhaps it was the Valentine’s Day fever; perhaps it was having a fresh excuse to eat chocolate bark. Whatever the reason, I’m pleased to have a stash of 2 Ingredient Quinoa Chocolate Bark in close proximity.

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