Who doesn’t love good desserts? It doubles the special treat if they are guilt-free, am I right? Well, here are 5 delicious guilt-free desserts that even sweet-tooth people will love.
Who said desserts cannot be healthy, delicious, and addictive? Here are the 5 best examples of healthy desserts that are easy to do, yummy, and effective for your sugary cravings if you are a sweet tooth.
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#1 Banana ice cream with zero sugar
Naturally delicious and filled with protein, potassium, and other vitamins and minerals, this easy-to-do ice cream will leave you wanting more.
Take a couple of frozen bananas, cut them into small pieces, and blend them with a couple of peanut butter spoons to create a natural, tasty, and potent ice cream filled with protein, omega-6 fatty acids, and energy.
#2 No-cooking oatmeal bars
Oatmeal is another superfood filled with antioxidants, great for gut bacteria, sugar levels, and even preventing colon cancer!
Mix them with a couple of other superfoods in an easy no-cooking recipe, and you will be making a great dessert to devour and repeat!
You will only need 4 cups of raw oatmeals, 1 cup of peanut butter, half cup of honey, half teaspoon of cinnamon, and another of salt, and you will be good to go!
Mix the ingredients in a bowl until you get a sticky consistency, and then put the mix in a sheet of parchment paper inside a pan. Take them to the fridge for ten minutes, and they will be ready to enjoy.
#3 Chocolate pudding made out of Greek yogurt
Greek yogurt is an excellent superfood that helps to: improve your gut health, lowers your blood pressure and the risk of suffering diabetes, aids to fight your hunger, boosts your metabolism, and many more!
Yogurt is one great base for many healthy desserts, but have you ever tried to make chocolate pudding with them? Here is your chance to get an easy sweet treat with a healthy twist!
You just need half a cup of plain Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of dark cocoa powder, and one and a half tablespoons of maple syrup. Mix all of them in a bowl, and then take the mix to the fridge. Add extra water or maple syrup to play with the texture, and it’s ready for a mid-day snack. Are you looking for more recipes with Greek yogurt? Try this link.
#4 Dark chocolate truffles
Dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants and takes care of your brain, blood pressure, and even skin glow. Here is another no-cooking recipe that is easy to prepare, especially for chocolate cravings.
Along with Greek Yogurt and almond butter – or peanut butter, you can enjoy this healthy variation of classic truffles.
To make them, you need half a cup of dark chocolate – tablets or chips, a tablespoon of almond or peanut butter, a quarter cup of Greek yogurt, and a tablespoon of cocoa powder.
First, mix the Greek yogurt with the almond or peanut butter, then add the previously melted tablet of dark chocolate to mix them well. Later, put the mix in the fridge to make it more manageable. Touch the mix, and when ready, start making little balls and cover them with your cocoa powder. You can add frozen bananas for extra sweetness and power.
#5 Brownies made out of sweet potatoes
Who else is a chocolate lover?
All sweet tooths have a special place for chocolate in their cravings!
So, what about brownies? An all-time American favorite dessert with a healthy twist, ready for your afternoon snack or a tasty bite anytime!
These brownies made with sweet potatoes bring extra fiber and vitamins A and C to your table! Here is how to make this tasty dessert:
- First, roast and mash a cup and a half of sweet potatoes with a touch of salt and olive oil until having a creamy texture
- Then, add half a cup of gluten-free flour, half cup of cocoa powder, and other of almond butter, with three-quarters of sweeteners, a teaspoon of baking powder, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and mix them until getting a thick dough
- Finally, add some chocolate chips to the dough and the top when placed into the pan
- Bake for 30 minutes at 350 Fahrenheit degrees and then let it cool for one hour
Pro-tip: For recipes #4 and #5, try sugar free dark chocolate chips that are sweetened with stevia.
Check out the other recipes on the Nutrition section of Your Health Forum website.
Still looking for more guilt-free desserts? Here are a few links:
Skinny Ms. 17 guilt-free desserts
Brit+Co 24 guilt-free takes on the most decadent dessert recipes
Dr. Becky Campbell 6 healthy guilt-free desserts.
And, of course, if you are on Pinterest, here is the link for too numerous to count pins on guilt-free desserts.