If you’re like me, you always crave something sweet after dinner, but sticking to one small, sweet treat can be tough. So we found lots of healthier and not-so guilty ways to indulge in your favourite desserts. Whether you crave chocolate, a frozen treat or something fruity, we’ve got the perfect recipes that will be sure to satisfy.
Chocolate Brownie with Raspberries and White Chocolate Chips
Guiltless chocolate brownies made with butternut squash are bursting with fresh raspberries and white chocolate.
Frosted Vanilla Cupcakes
With only 211 calories for a frosted cupcake, you can enjoy without the guilt!
Roasted Peach Crisp
Caramelized peaches topped with flavoured oats is a treat you’ll never feel guilty about. Only 172 calories for 2 servings!
Mini Doughnut Muffins
That’s right—fresh and fluffy doughnut holes rolled in cinnamon and sugar and baked in neat and tidy muffin pans right in your own kitchen. Eating a Timbit will never be the same.
Two-Tiered Spiced Carrot Cake with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting
Light and healthy carrot cake topped with smooth cream cheese frosting and chopped walnuts.
Chocolate Almond Energy Gems
Although they look like chocolate truffles, these vegan, low-fat, low-sugar gems are packed with dried fruits and nuts. They’re perfect to take along with you as a post-workout protein kick, or if you need an energy boost throughout the day.
Blueberry Skyr Cheesecake
Thick Icelandic yogurt, skyr, is made into a creamy no-bake cheesecake that’s naturally high in protein and calcium. It is also gluten-free with a nut and date crust. This recipe is free of refined sugar, using maple syrup to sweeten everything up instead. Blueberries add drama and big flavour to this impressive dessert.
Dark Chocolate Baked Pudding
These dark chocolate bowls are definitely a great way to not only show you care about someone, but help them start leading a healthier lifestyle!
Grapefruit Watermelon Granita
End your meal on a refreshing note with this sweet and simple no-bake dessert.
You’re Pudding Me On
Warm banana bread pudding is laced with chocolate chips and pecans in this delicious dessert fusion.
La Crème de la Cream Pie
Decadent yet super healthy, this chocolate banana cream pie boasts a crumbly peanut butter graham crust, making you feel like you’re indulging in the most sinful dessert.
Tir-rific Tiramisu Trifle
This deconstructed tiramisu is actually very simple to make, but it looks impressive!
Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt
Oats are one of the more protein-dense whole grains, combined here with tender apples and the real protein star of this breakfast: yogurt. Use unsweetened Greek yogurt for the most protein and lowest sugar option. No more blood sugar crashes!
Easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Perfectly moist, chocolatey and delicious, this nutritious bread is a go-to snack and healthy breakfast option for busy weekdays.
Chocolate Avocado Mousse
You won’t find refined sugar or dairy in this luscious chocolate mousse made from avocados, coconut milk, coconut oil, cocoa, and dates. Because of the fibre and healthy fats found in this recipe, it won’t cause your blood sugar to spike – but it will still satisfy your chocolate craving.
Zucchini Bread with Pecans
Zucchini adds moisture and a bit of sneaky nutrition in this classic quick bread, while chopped pecans add a crunchy twist. Make a double batch and stick a loaf in the freezer for when a craving strikes.