If you are trying to figure out ways to make healthy desserts at home, it’s important to note that what is considered healthy for you may not be for another person’s concern. Like maybe for you, healthy desserts should not contain sugars, while for some others who avoid gluten, sugar may not be a concern.
Everyone has their own health goals, and you should watch out for yours. When making healthy desserts at home, you can twist or replace any concerning ingredients using alternatives according to your requirement and health needs. Different healthy alternatives can be used to replace ingredients such as eggs, yogurt, flour, and sugar.
Still, there is something for everyone out there! So let us check how we can enjoy our homemade desserts without any guilt.
Frozen Fruit Popsicles
Every one of you has fruit in your refrigerator. Whether they are raspberries, blueberries, mangoes, strawberries, bananas, or even watermelon, just take them out, deseed, blend and freeze! You can add some maple syrup or honey if you like your frozen popsicles a little extra sweet, or you can enjoy it just like that. You can also mix two or three fruit according to your likeliness.
These refreshing fruit pops are healthy and rich in fiber and Vitamin C.
Raw Fudgy Brownies
Chocolatey, fudgy, luscious dreams are built of these no-bake vegan fudge brownies. They’re crafted with all-natural, raw ingredients and topped with a decadent chocolate coconut ganache.
Just a single bite will keep your sweet tooth satisfied all night long.
This healthy, protein-rich recipe will surprise your guests. It looks incredible too!
Just toss your favorite fruit into the yogurt and if required, add honey for extra sugar. Add one tablespoon of gelatin mixed in hot water, mix in and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours. This dessert is also great for a daytime snack.
Are you an apple pie sauce? You would love this recipe then. It’s simple too, just like the inside of an apple pie. The basic things you need are green apples, water, and some sweetener. And to make it divine, sprinkle a little cinnamon powder and add warm spices like ginger, clove, or nutmeg while you cook. You will meet the best applesauce you ever had!
It’s up to you how you like your applesauce. Cut big bites if you like chunky, or you can make it smooth with smaller pieces that are overcooked. Apples are high in fiber and antioxidants and contribute to a positive effect on blood sugar management.
So what makes these oatmeal cookies healthy? We replaced some of the butter and sugar with the applesauce to help these cookies stay soft and sweet for a long time. The cookie is basically oats and a quarter cup of whole wheat flour. But a cookie will not taste cookie until it has the crunch of nuts and the smoothness of chocolate chunks that we replaced with dark chocolate.
You can also add dried cherries or cranberries and relish every bite! These oatmeal cookies do not only taste delicious but are super healthy with lots of vitamins to look your skin healthier and fiber to protect your gut.
As the name indicates, you can bake peaches in your oven sprinkled with a bit of brown sugar or try variations using apple, bananas, apricots and top them with nuts and cream! If you are watching out for your calories, replace cream with Greek yogurt. These baked fruits will look just fantastic and colorful on your turntable cake decorating dish to present them at hi-tea to your guests.
Chocolate Fruit Bites
You already know about strawberries dipped in chocolate but have you tried halved bananas, orange segments, or kiwi? Try it out right away. And to make your recipe super healthy and delish, use dark chocolate. Don’t forget to garnish with coconut flakes or flaky sea salt. Kids will love them too.
There is nothing to “cook” here. Just add your liquid to chia seeds and see the magic happen! You can add regular milk, low-fat milk, almond milk, fruit juice, or even yogurt. Top your chia pudding with nuts, nut butter, muesli, or your favorite granola.
No-Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you are avoiding carbs for any reason, this gluten-free recipe is best for the keto diet as well. You would require one and a half sticks of butter, one cup of sweetener according to your health option, two large eggs, vanilla extract, 2 ¾ cups of almond flour, ½ cup cornstarch, ½ t.sp baking soda, ¾ tsp salt, 1 ¼ cups of dark chocolate chips.
Mix the ingredients and place the dough in the refrigerator for 20 minutes before baking. Bake until the edges are golden. This may take 10 to 12 mins. Enjoy your chocolate chip cookies without any regrets.
Really? Chocolate mousse a healthy way? Yes, this is just three secret ingredient chocolate mousse made with riped avocadoes, cocoa powder, and your healthy option sweetener. You can add vanilla and a pinch of salt to add more flavor.
Don’t hesitate to use avocado in your dessert. It will give the butter and cream richness to your mousse, and the cocoa powder will mask the mild particular avocado flavor. Top your mousse with chocolate shavings and nuts of your choice. Do give it a try.
No-Bake Energy Bites
You want to stay healthy, and you also don’t want to on your oven? This is the best recipe to chew on healthy bites that will energize you when you are feeling a bit lazy. These bites are just a mash-up of tasty and healthy ingredients that you would already have at home.
They’re nutrient-dense, high in protein, and contain healthy carbs, fats, and fiber. This aids in the maintenance of lean muscle mass offers a suitable energy boost and benefits in weight supervision. They include peanut butter (chunky or smooth), old-fashioned oats, shredded coconut, ground flaxseeds, Semi-sweet chocolate chips, honey, vanilla extract, and chia seeds. Wow! Go and mix them up right now!
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