These 7 super scrumptious and healthy desserts will make you wonder why you ever considered doing without the most important part of the meal! Most of these sweet delicacies have little prep or cooking time too. Your friends and family will also love these super scrumptious and healthy desserts!
1. Fruit with Agave
How easy can it get? Go to your favorite produce section, and start perusing. If you’re single, this could take on a different meaning, but right now, we’re talking about fruit. Find what talks to you — mango, pineapple, banana, grapes. Next, go to the baking aisle and look for a natural wonder called agave. It’s made from the same plant as tequila, so it must be good! It’s light, syrupy goodness can be drizzled over fruit, angel food cake, or even fruit-filled crepes. It’s a great alternative to refined white sugar, which is why this simple combo has earned the top spot on my list of scrumptious and healthy desserts.
2. Small Portion of Your Favorite Dessert
How do those gorgeous French women stay so slender and yet sane? A famous diet from a few years ago gave up their secret. Eat what you like, when you like in smaller amounts. Have the tiramisu, the tarts, and the truffles, just in moderation. Do the old 'chew your food' a few dozen times trick, and you will be amazed at how long one brownie can take to eat.
3. Honey-Soaked Poached Pears
What better to warm your winter soul than a sweet, soft, delicate pear? Poach it in a little juice whilst drizzled with the bee’s nectar, and you have a sensuous, decadent treat without a drop of sugar or added fat.
This is where science and food meet to have some fun. If you can freeze hot water, you can have a delicious fruity dessert. Why not try the above-mentioned agave instead of sugar for an even healthier treat? Cool, full-flavored straight-on fruitiness that the whole family will love!
5. Carrot Cake
OK. Perhaps this is not the dessert with the least calories, but it may be the most addictive! Add raisins, real carrots, walnuts, and agave, and you have a stupendous piece of heaven on a plate. If you make it moist enough, you might not even miss it if you skip the cream cheese frosting.
6. Baked Apples
One of the best parts of the fall harvest is thinking of all of the ways to feast on the abundant apples of the season. The most tried and true way is with baked apples. They bring back memories of childhood, grandma’s kitchen, or perhaps your own kitchen from years gone by. You can probably smell them baking just by the thought of them. Baked apples can satisfy even the staunchest sweet craving while still giving you a good dose of vitamin C. And if you need a reason to be happy about the nippy weather and impending fall, thank an apple for that.
7. Grilled Peaches
When the last burger has been taken off the grill, and the coals are still smoldering, peel that peach and call it dessert! The sear marks on the tender flesh of the stone fruit are a perfect complement to a bowl of creamy vanilla frozen yogurt. Who said delectable desserts have to be involved? Just remember to put enough peaches on, because people will surely ask for seconds!
Whether you’re having a party for eight or dinner for one, these tips to make a scrumptious and healthy dessert will satisfy the most expert dessert aficionado. What is your favorite treat when you’re looking for a delicious yet healthy dessert?