I'm a big chocolate lover. In my opinion, if it has chocolate in it or on it, it has to be good.
That said, chocolate contains caffeine, which is why some people unfortunately can't have it. That's where where your new favorite ingredient comes into play.
Carob is a great alternative when you're looking for something similar to chocolate. Plus, carob is naturally sweet, low in fat and high in fiber.
You can try carob in cookies, puddings, smoothies, etc. The options are limitless, just as with chocolate. You can substitute one to one in any recipe that calls out for cocoa powder.
Here's a recipe to try out carob: