Trying to eat healthy but in need of something sweet? It is possible to indulge in a dessert without feeling guilty. These healthy dessert recipes can satisfy the strongest sweet tooth without derailing your whole diet.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Sweet, sensuous, and delicious, chocolate covered strawberries are a Valentine’s Day favorite. Don’t leave them for that day alone! They are an excellent healthy dessert option, as they pair whole fruits with a tiny bit of chocolate. To lower your sugar and fat consumption and increase your antioxidant consumption, opt for dark chocolate rather than milk chocolate.
Chocolate covered strawberries are very easy to make but, if you haven’t tried to do so before, here’s a recipe.
Tasty on its own but even better when paired with some low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, Broiled Fruit is a tasty and healthy dessert option. This recipe uses peaches and nectarines, but you can broil many types of fruit. Think mangos, citrus fruits, pears, and bananas.
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Craving a cookie? Try these healthy chocolate chip cookies. Rather than regular flour, these cookies use ground whole grain oats. The entire recipe only uses four tablespoons of sugar for 18 cookies. Ooey, gooey, and deliciously chewy, these cookies will quickly become a healthy family-favorite.
Vanilla Ricotta Cream
Low-fat ricotta makes a delicious and decadent dessert option. Best of all, it isn’t going to ruin your diet. This tasty Vanilla Ricotta Cream pairs beautifully with fresh fruits, chocolate, or anything else you’re craving. It’s elegant enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for every day. Yum!
Low-Carb, Dairy-Free Raspberry Truffles
Treat yourself to a truffle (or two). These Low-Carb, Dairy-Free Raspberry Truffles are the perfect, refreshing end to a long day. Don’t like raspberries? Substituting other fruits is easy.
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