by Bev Klatt, Avena Member — Oliver BC


  • 14 Fresh Strawberries
  • ¼  cup Cacao Powder
  • ¼ cup Avena’s Coconut Oil
  • ½  cup Agave Nectar
  • ½  cup Slivered Almonds (optional)
  • ½  cup Fine Coconut (optional)
  • 2 drops of essential orange oil, or other natural flavours of choice.


  1. Mix the chocolate and coconut oil together, then add the agave nectar and  the essential oil.  Mix well.
  2. With a knife, spread chocolate on the Strawberries, then roll half the strawberries into the slivered almonds and the other half into the coconut.
  3. Place in refrigerator to cool.  Serve cold.

Ways to serve

  • 1- put into a dish.
  • 2- place into valentine shaped box.
  • 3- push skewers into the green stem of strawberries and place into a box to look like roses.
  • 4- place each Valentine chocolate in a clear cellophane bag with tie and place into vase