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5 Delicious and Healthy Dessert Recipes

If you love dessert and want to fit healthier desserts into your life, there are recipes to help. Continue reading to discover five delicious and healthy dessert recipes. These desserts will satisfy any sweet tooth but also keep menus healthy.

1. Roasted Peaches

Ingredients:

4 fresh peaches cut in half (seed removed)

8 tbsp of brown sugar

Toppings optional:

Whipped cream

Crushed nuts

Drizzle of honey or maple syrup

Toasted coconut

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven broiler to high
  • Place peaches in a baking dish with skin side down
  • Top each peach half with 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • Broil until the brown sugar has caramelized (about 5 minutes)

Place warm peaches in a serving dish and add any of the optional toppings

2. Philadelphia No-Bake Cheesecake

If you are on a keto diet but love the decadence of cheesecake, this recipe will be a hit.

Ingredients:

Crust:

2 cups oats

½ cup honey or maple syrup

1 tsp coconut oil

cinnamon

Filing:

1 pack of softened Philadelphia Cream Cheese

1 tbs vanilla

Honey or maple syrup (for drizzle)

Cut fruit (optional)

Directions:

  • Add all ingredients into a blender or food processor and mix until ingredients stick together.
  • Divide crust into a cupcake pan or press down on a pie plate
  • In a separate bowl, mix all toppings ingredients
  • Pour topping into cupcake pan or pie plate
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour
  • Top with fruit and serve

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3. No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients:

1 cup natural peanut butter

½ cup chopped nuts

½ cup honey or maple syrup

½ cup coconut flour

½ cup almond flour

Parchment paper

Directions:

  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • Mix all food ingredients in a bowl and mix well
  • Wet your hands so that the mixture won’t stick
  • With a spoon, scoop out a spoonful of mixture into the hands
  • Roll into a ball
  • Place on parchment paper with room between each ball
  • Use a fork and smash each ball into a cookie shape
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour

4. Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies

Ingredients:

3 roasted sweet potatoes

½ cup almond butter

1/2 cup sugar or coconut sugar

1 cup of flour

½ cup cocoa powder

1 tbsp of olive oil

½ cup dark chocolate chips

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Roast potatoes for 30-40 minutes. Peel skin when they are cooled
  • Mash roasted potatoes with a fork
  • Turn the oven down to 350
  • Add butter, sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and olive oil to potatoes. Mix well
  • Put ingredients in a 9×12 baking dish and bake for 25 minutes
  • Pull the oven rack out and top brownies with chocolate chips

5. Healthy 3-Ingredient Ice Cream

When a hot summer evening calls for a refreshing, healthy, and easy-to-make snack, this three-ingredient ice cream cannot be beaten.

Ingredients:

3 frozen bananas

2 cups frozen strawberries (strawberries can be replaced with other fruit – mango, blueberries, blackberry, etc.)

At least 1 cup of milk

Directions:

  • Add frozen fruit and ½ cup of milk to a high-speed blender
  • Begin blending until fruit is smooth and ingredients are mixed
  • If your fruit is still too thick, slowly add more milk until ice cream is the consistency that you want
  • Put ice cream in a container and freeze for one hour. Serve cold

Conclusion

As you have read, changing to a healthier lifestyle may mean cutting out certain foods that don’t fit that goal. However, if you love dessert and want to fit healthier desserts into your life, the five recipes above are a great place to begin. These desserts will satisfy any sweet tooth but also keep menus healthy.

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