Think healthy means a life without sweetness? The thought alone is enough to make us abandon the pursuit of losing those last 5 pounds. Life is not complete without a little bit of dessert at the end of a meal. Now, not every meal needs it, but it’s nice to have a treat once in a while.
What’s even better is having a healthy option we can indulge in! The good news is eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up on those sweet treats that make a meal indulgent.
With ingredients like dates, nuts, avocado, fruits, peanut butter, lemon, yogurt, and whole grains, you never have to say goodbye to amazing desserts. We promise this list will give you mouth-watering ideas of what a healthy dessert looks like!
Almond Date Truffles
Yes, you can opt for healthy meals and still eat truffles. This wholesome combination includes vanilla, almond butter, and Medjool dates. It’s one of our favorite recipes from Sprouted Kitchen. You can balance eating healthy and satisfying your sweet tooth! The key nutrient, protein from the almond butter, keeps you full longer. Just don’t eat them all at once.
Almond is one of the healthiest nuts to consume when you are trying to cut out carbs and stay fit. Instead of a regular fudge, why not try one made from the rich sweetness of almonds? This fast and easy recipe developed by the Big Man’s World uses coconut oil, maple syrup, and almond butter to make this mouth-watering dessert. You do not need sugar-packed regular fudges, and you can even make this treat in batches to save for days ahead!
Mango Chunks and coconut yogurt
Indulge your tastebuds in this rich blend of sweetness. This combination promises to taste so decadent and so creamy that you wouldn’t think it is healthy and satisfying. To spice things up, you can prepare the yogurt with banana slices, macadamia nuts, and shredded coconut.
Eating healthy is certainly not a life of condemnation to the most boring foods on the surface of Earth! With these easy to make, yet delicious dessert ideas, you’ll be all set on the dessert front. Yum! Enjoy!