17 Healthy Desserts That Taste Like an Indulgence
On a warm afternoon or evening, there’s nothing better than a refreshing treat to cool you off and hit the spot u2014 and sweet indulgences can have a place in your healthy diet. For a light and delicious dessert that won’t weigh you down, try one of these recipes fit for Summer.
| Fruity Frozen Yogurt Bites
All you need is plain yogurt and your favorite fresh fruit to create these fruity frozen yogurt bites. They’re the perfect melt-in-your mouth bite when you want a tiny treat.
| Banana Nut Nibblers
Seven peanut butter and banana nibblers are just over 160 calories, offering four grams of fiber and just under four grams of protein. You can feel good reaching for an extra refreshing nibbler u2014 or two!
| Strawberry Banana Creams
For a low-calorie alternative to strawberry cheesecake, try these strawberry banana creams. The creams taste spot-on to the classic, and the dish is only 150 calories per serving.
| No-Bake Watermelon Cake
Certain occasions call for a festive cake, but on a hot day, this crowd-pleasing no-bake watermelon cake hits the spot. Each sweet slice is lower in calories than traditional cake u2014 it’s a highly hydrating treat.
| Mango Ice Cream
With zero saturated fat or cholesterol and no added sugar, each 150-calorie serving of vegan mango ice cream also offers almost five grams of fiber. This tropical treat will become your new Summer go-to dessert.
| Green Tea Popsicle
Green tea, Greek yogurt, and avocado join forces to make the perfect healthy snack for the Summer. Matcha powder is rich with antioxidants and fiber, and the caffeine gives you just the extra kick you need without the extra calories.
| Ginger Limeade Granita
If you want something refreshing and tangy, opt for flaky, tart ginger limeade granita, a frozen dessert that’s easy but elegant.
| Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream
Make the most of ripe bananas with this peanut butter and banana vegan ice cream u2014 it’s a sweet and just-as-refreshing alternative to traditional ice cream and only 150 calories. As an added bonus, each serving contains over three grams each of fiber and protein.
| Mango Chia Popsicles