In the world of healthy eating, desserts get a bad rap. Many desserts taste delicious but are packed with sugars and fats. So how can we indulge in sweet, dessert bliss without the regret that often comes along with unhealthy eating? Thankfully, we’ve found some incredible, guilt-free dessert recipes that will satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
These brownies may taste too delicious to be healthy, but they are actually a significantly better for you than your typical brownie treat, even though they aren’t completely sugar-free. You’d never guess these chocolatey treats contain the “secret” ingredients of zucchini and applesauce. Next time you’re craving a chocolate packed dessert you don’t have to feel bad about eating, give this recipe a try.
We’re firm believers that pumpkin-flavored foods shouldn’t be limited to the fall season. These sugar-free pumpkin cheesecake bars are the perfect example. With a crust of ground pecans and a delicious, creamy pumpkin topping, these dessert bars will have you daydreaming of fall after one bite, even during the heat of summer. Instead of granulated sugar, this recipe has you substitute with liquid stevia and powdered erythritol, a sugar alcohol. Enjoy the rich, flavorful taste of pumpkin cheesecake without the guilt!
We can all admit to doing this at some point in our lives. We buy (or make) chocolate chip cookie dough with the intention of making some warm, delicious cookies. However, before we know it we’ve snacked our way through most of the dough without even turning on the oven. The creator of this recipe obviously had those moments in mind when she came up with this healthy, sugar-free cookie dough dip. You may question the unconventional ingredients while you’re putting the recipe together, but you’ll be in cookie dough heaven once you try the finished product.
Nothing sounds better on a hot, sunny day than a scoop of refreshingly cold ice cream. While making your own healthy ice cream might be a strenuous, time-consuming project, this strawberry frozen yogurt takes less than 5 minutes to whip up and only has 4 ingredients. Blend together your favorite plain yogurt, lemon juice, agave nectar or honey, and some frozen strawberries and pop the mix into your freezer. In a short while, you’ll have a refreshingly tart and delicious frozen treat to enjoy.
Summer means fresh, juicy peaches, and what better way to enjoy them than in the form of a peach crisp? This particular crisp recipe is grain-free with walnuts and coconut giving the crumb topping plenty of crunch and is sweetened with maple syrup instead of loads of sugar. If your hesitant to use maple syrup in the filling, the comments are full of alternative sweeteners you can try out! As an added bonus, this recipe only takes half an hour from start to finish so you won’t have to wait long to chow down once the sweet aroma of cinnamon and peaches begins to fill your kitchen.
Next time your sweet tooth calls for some dessert, don’t be afraid to indulge. Give these healthier dessert recipes a try, and let us know what you think on Facebook!