The phrase “healthy desserts” may seem like an oxymoron at first. After all, isn’t the whole point of a dessert to have food for the sake of enjoyment? And who ever enjoyed eating healthy, for crying out loud?
Well, buckle up, because these healthy desserts are about to take you on an unexpected, yet truly exciting ride. This means we’re not talking about chocolate covered strawberries—as tasty as they are. From potassium-packed chocolate banana bread muffins to “clean” cookie dough (that’s totally safe to eat raw), these amazing healthy desserts prove that healthy eating doesn’t have to mean salads without dressing. What’s more, making healthy choices can mean actually looking forward to what you eat.
We firmly believe food is meant to be enjoyed and savored, no matter what your reason for eating healthy is. And that enjoying food simply wouldn’t be complete without dessert. Whether you’re looking to lose a few pounds or you simply want to feel better after indulging, these healthy desserts are perfect for both your tastebuds and your belly.
Have your cake health benefits and eat them too with the best healthy dessert recipes on the Internet below.
Healthy Desserts Jumbo Choc Chips
Jumbo Chocolate Chunk Cookies
As if this gluten-free and dairy-free treat weren’t tempting enough, you can make it using only one bowl. Excuse us while we pull one out! Find the recipe at Oh She Glows.
Healthy Desserts Froyo Bark
Frozen Yogurt Bark
This dreamy summer treat is kid-friendly and waistline-friendly. And there’s four different ways to do it! Who would’ve thought? Find the recipes at Buzzfeed.
Healthy Desserts Salted Caramel
Salted Caramel Fudge
Prefer a little savory flavor with your sweet? Then this is exactly what your tastebuds ordered. Find the recipe at Feel Great in 8.
Healthy Desserts Cheesecake
Just in case the idea of feeling good after eating cheesecake wasn’t appealing enough, the addition of protein powder ensures you’ll feel full, too! Find the recipe at rd.shahad’s Instagram page.
Healthy Desserts Cookie Cups
Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups
As much as we love traditional peanut butter cups, these healthy cookie dough fillings just might upstage them. Find the recipe at Chocolate Covered Katie.
Healthy Desserts Unicorn Cookies
No-Bake Unicorn Cookies
Even if you’re not into fairy-tales, these sprinkled delights will have you believing in magic. Find the recipe at The Big Man’s World.
Healthy Desserts Pear Crisp
Stuffed Pear Crisp
Fruit never looked so festive! Lighten up any holiday meal with this stellar and sweet finish. Find the recipe at Hummusapien.
Healthy Desserts Cookie Dough
Clean Cookie Dough
This protein-packed blend is perfect for a dessert dip—or eating straight off your spoon! Find the recipe at getcleanandfit’s Instagram page.
Healthy Desserts Carrot Cake
Clean Cheat Carrot Cake
You’ll totally forget that this dessert is made with vegetables. But lucky for you, your belly won’t! Find the recipe at Live One Life Coaching.
Healthy Desserts Pudding
Short, sweet, and to the point—the point being that it’s delicious. That’s all we could want in a dessert, after all! Find the recipe at beckyj150’s Instagram page.
Healthy Desserts Pumpkin Mousse
You’ll want to eat this autumn-inspired dessert all year round. And hey, we won’t blame you! Find the recipe at Super Healthy Kids.
Healthy Desserts Choc Banana Muffins
Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins
One bite of this deviously delectable sweet and all thoughts of its potassium and protein will go right out the window. Find the recipe at Buzzfeed.
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