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Healthy Desserts

Favorite Healthy Dessert Recipes

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These healthy desserts include all sorts of healthy dessert recipes, from cakes to cookies to bars to frozen desserts. All of these healthy dessert recipes were created with kids' palates in mind.

Yogurt Sundae Recipe

yogurt sundae
Stephanie Gallagher
With a waffle cone bowl, chocolate chips, fresh raspberries, walnuts and maple syrup, this yogurt sundae looks and tastes much like an ice cream sundae, but with more protein, vitamins and fiber and less fat. Could there be a better way to enjoy a healthy dessert?

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Although these cookies still have plenty of fat and sugar, they have less than most chocolate chip cookie recipes. And the addition of bran flakes to the dough adds fiber to these cookies, making them a healthier dessert than typical chocolate chip cookies.

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Fresh strawberries, Greek yogurt and dark chocolate chips add sweetness, creaminess and extra nutrition to this healthy dessert recipe.

Low Fat Brownies Recipe

Healthy Brownies Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Not only do these chocolate brownies have less fat than most brownie recipes, they also have antioxidant-rich dark chocolate chips and heart-healthy walnuts to boost the nutritional profile of this healthy dessert recipe.

Moist Banana Cake Recipe

healthy cake recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Dark chocolate chips, walnuts and brown sugar create an unforgettable streusel layer in this healthy banana cake recipe. You will find yourself wanting to eat this healthy dessert for breakfast, snacks and after dinner!

Frozen Grapes

Frozen Grapes
Stephanie Gallagher
This healthy dessert recipe couldn't be easier to make, and kids just love it. Be sure to leave space between the grapes on the sheet (otherwise they may stick together).

Orange Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Orange Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Greek yogurt adds good bacteria and dark chocolate chips give this healthy frozen dessert recipe a nutritional boost. You'll need an ice cream maker to make this healthy dessert recipe.

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

healthy cake recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
This healthy dessert recipe tastes so rich you will never believe it has good-for-you ingredients in it, like yogurt, ground flaxseed meal and white whole wheat flour. Though this cake certainly has sugar and fat in it, it is less than most chocolate cake recipes.

Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches
Stephanie Gallagher
Fresh peaches make a wonderful, healthy dessert in the summertime when peaches are in season. A sprinkle of chopped walnuts and shaved Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of honey completes this easy, but elegant healthy dessert recipe.

Yogurt Dipped Strawberries

Yogurt Dipped Strawberries
Stephanie Gallagher
Who knew just three ingredients could turn into such an excellent dessert? Like chocolate strawberries, these yogurt strawberries are sweet and juicy, creamy and crunchy (thanks to a quick roll in granola) all at once!

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