Most chocolate not only has milk or milk powder added as a filler (even some dark chocolates!) but also an artificial vanilla flavoring called "vanillin" (not to be confused with the natural vanillin found in vanilla beans. The label will specify! I've only ever seen "natural vanillin" twice!) Artificial vanillin is either made from the lignin as a wood pulp manufacturing byproduct, or more commonly, is made from petrochemicals. Since Z has neurological side-effects from other petrochemical food additives, and I've seen behavioral issues when she gets too much artificial vanillin, we just avoid it altogether.
My mom was all impressed when I handed my sister a stack of Ghirardelli and Lindt dark chocolate bars to melt down, since in our family, Lindt and Ghirardelli are considered the "good stuff." But in my house, they're now the "cheap stuff," since they're the least expensive option for us!
gluten-free "Oreos" from MOMables. My sister had pretzels and marshmallows for her kids, plus I had a sleeve of regular Oreos I'd gotten free from something that I brought for them. But the hit of the day were the fresh strawberries!
Needless to say, my girls were beyond thrilled at having an all-you-can-eat chocolate smorgasborg! After they were done licking and double-dipping everything, my sister went to town dipping as much stuff as she could fit on her extra baking trays, to use up all my extra dark chocolate! She also helped me make and photograph some chocolate-dipped orange wedges for MOMables!