If we’re being truly honest with one another, then we can confess that a really delicious dessert is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Taking the first bite (and second and third bites) of a yummy sweet treat hits the spot. I was born with quite the sweet tooth, and when it takes over, I turn to this list of the best Healthy Desserts.
Whether you like desserts with fruity flavors, chocolatey flavor, or a mixture of both, there’s a recipe here for you. Along with my full list of healthy desserts, the recipes you’ll find here use healthy swaps that don’t compromise on flavor.
Instead of looking for healthy desserts to buy, these homemade recipes taste delicious and are better for you. And, that’s great news for those of us who love to dabble in desserts on the daily (ME).
You’ll find recipes that are perfect for special occasions, quick and easy recipes you can make when you need a sweet treat in a hurry, and comforting recipes that are best enjoyed when snuggled up on the couch with a cozy blanket.
No matter which dessert you choose to make or what reason prompts you to make, these healthy desserts will be fast favorites in your household.
50 Easy, Healthy Dessert Recipes
Click on any of the below to jump quickly to that category. For my best healthy dessert tips, read on.
Can I Eat Dessert and Still Lose Weight?
- While I am not focused on weight loss myself, many people do eat dessert and still lose weight. The most important thing is to enjoy dessert in moderation. Also, choose recipes that are made with simple natural ingredients, like the recipes on this healthy desserts list.
- Is it OK to Eat Dessert Every Day? According to a registered dietician interviewed for Self.com, it is OK to eat dessert every day—which is good news for me, because I actually eat dessert twice a day! I have a small treat after both lunch and dinner. I find that I’m less likely to overdo it, because I don’t deny myself. The most important tip she offers in the interview is to avoid other added sugars throughout the day so that you can enjoy dessert.
- What is a Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss? Below, I have created a section of healthy desserts under 100 calories, which are great recipes to choose if you’re trying to lose weight and calorie count is a part of your weight loss plan.
- Want More Information About Desserts and Weight Loss? I’m not a doctor or R.D., and I always recommend consulting a medical professional to find out what’s best for you.
Recommended Tools for Making Healthy Desserts
Now, let’s dive into those delicious healthy desserts!
(Don’t Worry, You Can’t Actually Taste the Veggies)
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