Top 10 Healthy Dessert Recipes

Just because you’ve chosen a healthy lifestyle, doesn’t mean that you have to skimp on dessert – not at all! There are plenty of healthy swaps you can make in the kitchen to ensure your sweet tooth is satiated!


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Desserts can be healthy too! Image sources: Deliciously Ella (left) and Minimalist Baker (right).

Healthy Nutella

Blogger Deliciously Ella is a whiz in the kitchen. How else could she have created this simple recipe for healthy Nutella? That’s right – you don’t have to forgo your fave chocolate spread on your healthy journey, you can just modify it slightly to ensure that you keep all the bad ingredients far, far away.

Read the full recipe here.

Mixed Berry Summersicle

It’s like an icicle, but not. Being healthy doesn’t mean that you’re not allowed to indulge in an ice cream on a stick, it just means that instead of heading to the nearest shop and digging in the freezer, you’re going to make your own! You’ve got Thug Kitchen to thank for this one.

Read the full recipe here.

Snickers Bar Banana Ice Cream

Nana ice cream is actually just made from blended frozen bananas. Yes, it’s that simple. All you need to do to create this dessert, otherwise known as ‘nice cream’, is freeze a couple of bananas and blend ‘em up. Okay, it can get a bit more complex than that – just take a look at this blog that’s completely dedicated to the banana dessert itself! The one that caught our eye was the Snickers Bar Banana Ice Cream – to-die-for!

Read the full recipe here.

Caramel Cheesecake Bliss Balls

Are you drooling at the very thought of Caramel Cheesecake Bliss Balls? Because we certainly are. This is a super-easy recipe to recreate and these healthy desserts make great snacks to take to work or pop in the kids’ lunch boxes! Just be careful not to eat the whole batch in one go – there’s a real risk of that happening.

Read the full recipe here.

Raw Cheesecake

Ah, cheesecake. How I love it so. Unfortunately, whenever I eat the ‘real’ version, my favourite pair of jeans seems to disagree. The recipe below is made using only seven ingredients and is as good for you as it is delicious! They’re so delicious you might even forget that they’re completely dairy-free.

Read the full recipe here.

Lamington Bites With Cashew Cream

This recipe comes from I Quit Sugar and contains, as you might’ve guessed, absolutely zero added sugar. Why not impress your guests and whip them up for your next picnic or dinner party? Top them with cashew cream and raspberry jam and we have ourselves a winner!

Read the full recipe here.

No Bake Quinoa Cookies

You don’t even have to turn the oven on for this one! This cookie recipe is easy, simple and, of course, healthy to the max. The next time your tummy rumbles and you think of shutting it up with a run-of-the-mill chocolate chip cookie, think again – these guys will come to the rescue.

Read the full recipe here.

Gooey Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars

Imagine if being healthy meant that brownies were off limit? Who could cope!? Thankfully, Chocolate Covered Katie’s recipe is free from any bad ingredients that could put a dent in your diet. They look exactly like regular brownies so next time you make them, don’t reveal that they’re healthy until people have tried them – they’ll be flabbergasted!

Read the full recipe here.

Avocado Mousse

Before you turn your nose up at the thought of adding avo to a dessert, read on because this recipe will convince you that not only is it a healthy idea but a good one, too. Topped with fresh fruit and nuts, this avo mousse recipe is a show-stopper. Stop whatever you’re doing and make it now!

Read the full recipe here.

Healthy French Toast

Fitness guru Kayla Itsines knows what she’s talking about! You’d be crazy not to try out her recipe for a healthier version of the breakfast classic that is French toast. Hers is made with rye bread and won’t give you a huge sugar rush that’ll let you down later on in the day – it’s a winner.

Read the full recipe here.

By Nikki Samakosky

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