Categories
Dessert First!

11 Healthy-ish Desserts

Me and sweets have an on-going love/hate relationship. As they say, “a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips”. When I started working with a fitness coach, she showed me that desserts can be healthy and delicious. Below are 11 desserts that you can feel good about making -and eating-.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

The perfect healthy recipe to satiate your chocolate craving, this bread calls for 1.5 cups of zucchini! Since it’s relatively “healthy”, you can eat it for breakfast too!

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Though this recipe does have its fair share of butter and sugar, it’s certainly less than the usual baked dessert. This would be incredible topped with a little bit of cream.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Protein brownies….I know! But the nut butter in these make them fudgey and yummy. Just make sure you are using a high quality protein powder in these and they should turn out great.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Grilled pineapple is the ultimate summer treat, caramelized on the outside and soft on the inside. It is crucial that you get a ripe pineapple though, as grilling it won’t make it any sweeter.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Bananas are the perfect base for healthier “icecream” aka nicecream. Mixed with chocolate powder and peanut butter, it becomes a creamy treat that tastes just like the real thing!

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

I love the simplicity of this recipe. Just mandarin oranges, sea salt, dark chocolate chips, and shortening (which in my experience can be omitted).

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

What holds this recipe together (literally) is the coconut flour! This clean dessert recipe is vegan, low carb, and gluten free!

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Super simple and customizable, chocolate covered bananas are one of those desserts you can make almost anytime with whatever you have on hand.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Apple pie taste without the guilt! This recipe only has 5 ingredients and is baked instead of fried for a crispy exterior texture and gooey interior.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

Like a Crunch Bar but without all the calories, processed crap, and sugar! This awesome recipe makes about 12 delicious crisps.

11 Healthy Recipes, Frugal LA Living, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Low Carb Desserts, Gluten Free Desserts

If you’re looking for something a little more upscale to serve at a party, this no-bake vanilla bean cashew “cheesecake” is definitely a winner! Soaked cashews blend into creamy deliciousness that you can add any flavor to.

Do you have a favorite healthy-ish dessert? Leave it in the comments below!

By Natasha

City dwelling nature lover with homestead dreams.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s