5 Healthy and Delicious Dessert Recipes

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Do you recognize the slightly guilty feeling when you are eating a super tasty dessert? Do you ever feel the feeling that you need to do a regimented detox every time you eat a big meal? Does having a dessert make you feel guilty? Well, you don’t have to worry anymore! We think a day without a dessert is like an ocean without water. You should be able to eat your dessert without any remorse caused by unhealthy ingredients. There are plenty of healthy options that also taste great. We have prepared a list of 5 healthy and delicious dessert recipes, which are also easy to make! Stop worrying and start enjoying desserts with our favourite ideas for a little healthy indulgence.

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Fruit pops

Who doesn’t love a pop? They are even better, when you make them yourself. Fruit pops are super easy, super cheap and super fun to make. Oh, and healthy as well. What more can you wish for.

All you will need is some pop molds and any fruit you like. You can use a blender if you want, but anything to mix and puree the fruit will do. After it’s a nice and uniform blend, just put it in the molds and in the freezer. Easy as that. Leave it there for a couple of hours and you have some super tasty and healthy fruit pops!

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Applesauce is super easy to make and simply delicious. It makes me think of visiting my grandma, years ago. She used to make her own applesauce every time we came to her house because she knew how much we liked it.

All you need is:

  • 1 kg of apples. Try the softer varieties, like Golden Delicious or Granny Smith.
  • Around 40 grams of fine granulated sugar.
  • 50 ml of water.
  • A bit of cinnamon.

This is a recipe that literally anybody can make. Applesauce is great to make with your children as well, to introduce them to cooking healthy meals.

Peel the apples and cut them into small pieces. Put it in a pan and add the water. Add the cinnamon and sugar. Bring to boiling point and let it simmer for about 10 minutes. Stir every now and then. You can make it as coarse or fine as you wish. Also add more or less cinnamon and sugar to suit your personal taste. Just let the applesauce cool a bit and eat it while nice and warm.

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Baked Apples with Honey and Nuts

Baked apples with honey and nuts are the perfect healthy dessert for the colder days of the year. Apples can be eaten in many different ways, but are always a natural medicine for many things.

This recipe is quick and super delicious. You will need:

  • 4 apples.
  • 2 teaspoons of honey.
  • 50 grams of crushed nuts. You can use walnuts, almonds or whatever you like.
  • Some extra flavour if you desire, like vanilla.

All you need to do now is remove the inner parts of the apples. Mix the nuts and the honey and the vanilla and fill the apples with the mix. Put the apples in a pre-heated oven at 390 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Be sure to put them on baking paper to be able to remove them easily. Serve them while they are warm and enjoy this healthy and delicious dessert.

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Fudge Brownies With Raspberries

Many people think that chocolate is unhealthy, but this isn’t the case at all! The higher the percentage of actual cocoa in chocolate, the better. Sure, candybars and choco bars bought in a supermarket usually have lower cacao levels and thus more added ingredients, and are not healthy at all. But that doesn’t mean you cannot make delicious, healthy desserts with chocolate. This has to be one of our favourites and we are sure you will like it too!

What you will need for 8 pieces:

  • 4 oz. of chocolate, best over 70% pure. Break it into small pieces.
  • 16 raspberries, 2 per piece of brownie.
  • 1 avocado.
  • Half a cup of Almond butter.
  • Half a cup of maple syrup.
  • Some cocoa powder.
  • Vegetable oil spray.

Making these delicious fudge brownies isn’t that much work if you have a food processor or blender. First, melt the chocolate in a sauce pan with very low heat until it’s a smooth paste. Then puree the avocado, almond butter and maple syrup until is a smooth mix. Add the cocoa powder and a little bit of water and finally the melted chocolate and puree again until it’s a smooth mix. Transfer the whole mixture to flat plate (put some veggie oil spray on it beforehand) and season it wilt the salt. Let it chill for about an hour cut it into 8 pieces. Then add the raspberries and enjoy your home made fudge brownies.

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Mango Coconut Chia Pudding

The Mango Coconut Chia Pudding is a super refreshing and delicious dessert, but can be used as a breakfast on hot summer days as well. It’s an all-round great addition to your book of recipes. It combines some great flavours that work very well together and lets you make a simple, yet healthy dessert that will keep people asking how you made it. Not only does it looks great and fresh, it also packs a nutritional punch as chia is filled with all sorts of essential nutrients, omega 3 fatty acids and fibre.

What you will need:

  • 1 fresh mango. Peel and cut it in small pieces.
  • 200 ml of coconut milk.
  • 30 grams of chia seeds.
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Some coconut flakes.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup.
  • Additionally you can add some lime too.

Here is what you will need to do, to make your own Mango Coconut Chia. Mix the coconut milk, chia seeds, vanilla extract and maple syrup (or honey) in a bowl and put it in the fridge for 15 minutes. Then mix it again to make sure it’s a homogenous blend. Then cover the bowl and leave it to soak for at least 2 hours in the fridge.

After peeling the mango and cutting it to smaller pieces, put half of the mango in the blender to make a nice puree. You can add some lime to this mix if you like. Then take the cooled mix of coconut milk out of the fridge put it in some glasses. Add the mixed mango puree on top. Then add some regular pieces of mango and sprinkle the whole with the coconut flakes. Serve this delicious dessert while still cold and enjoy a super healthy, vegan and stunning, gluten free dessert.

Final Words

We have given you 5 healthy and delicious dessert recipes, that are all pretty easy to make and don’t take that much time. If you want to spoil your family, or impress people with some great desserts, these recipes are for you.

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Author : Mike

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