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If you've experienced that internal debate over healthy food vs. junk food (and who hasn't?), we think Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Almond Bark Thins might just be the snack food to bridge the gap. Not health food, but not exactly junk food, these mighty morsels will satisfy the chocolate craving, the salty craving, and the crunchy craving.
We start with rich dark chocolate (65% cacao content), spread it super thin, and blend in pieces of dry roasted and salted almonds. Once the chocolate solidifies, it's broken up into random-size pieces, perfect when you just want a little something chocolate-y to satisfy a craving. Dark chocolate is famous for its potential health benefits, and the nutritious nature of almonds is well documented. To be sure, Dark Chocolate Almond Bark Thins are not health food. But if you're sticking to a healthy eating regimen, and you need a little something naughty, these aren't too naughty.
And their price is downright nice. We're selling each nine ounce tub for $3.99, every day.