This Light and Indulgent Grapefruit Dessert Is the Perfect End to Any Meal

We’re always on the lookout for a great Winter fruit dessert that is light yet indulgent. After a luncheon with Real Girl’s Kitchen’s Haylie Duff| where every course included grapefruit| we couldn’t stop thinking about the grapefruit brul¨¦e and sweet ricotta dessert she created. Haylie said she definitely loves to have dessert but wanted to create something that didn’t feel too heavy| which is how she came up with the brul¨¦e that only adds a hint of sweetness. The caramelized sugar on the grapefruit balances the tart flavor| and it all blends nicely with the creamy base. And the best part is that the recipe is super simple.

Grapefruit Brul¨¦e and Sweet Ricotta

Haylie Duff| Real Girl’s Kitchen

Grapefruit Brul¨¦e and Sweet Ricotta

Notes

If your grocery store doesn’t have mascarpone cheese| softened cream cheese makes a fine substitute.

These Low-Fat Desserts Are Sure to Wow Your Guests on NYE

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These Low-Fat Desserts Are Sure to Wow Your Guests on NYE

Healthy dessert recipes that taste like heaven ¡ª HealthEscape the holiday gym madness with this home workout ¡ª Real SimpleYoga mats for people who appriciate beautiful things ¡ª ShapeAppetizer platters worthy of the best hostess ¡ª Self10 facts about eating disorders and why they’re important ¡ª Women’s HealthFoods that will have you swooning in 2016 ¡ª Cooking LightAlchohol and food post-holiday detox plan ¡ª FitnessDon’t let soreness stop you from working out with this easy routine ¡ª GreatistHealthy and tasty supermarket snacks we loved in 2015 ¡ª POPSUGAR FoodImage Source: Shutterstock

70 Healthy Desserts For Guilt-Free Indulgence

70 Healthy Desserts For Guilt-Free Indulgence

If you’ve got a serious sweet tooth but are determined not to let it ruin your healthy lifestyle| look no further. All of these sweet treats are healthier than their traditional counterparts| and many are nutritionally boosted with superfoods like chia seeds| flax| and blueberries. And don’t you worry| lactose-intolerant| Paleo| vegan| and gluten-free friends u2014 there are lots of treats for you| too. Take a look at all the cakes| cookies| ice cream| and bars that you’ll want to try ASAP!

| Sweet Potato Banana Protein Bread

An on-the-go breakfast that’s sweet enough for dessert| this sweet potato banana bread is packed with protein and fiber.

| Vegan Almond Butter Cups

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups get a redo in our vegan version of the classic! Made with almond butter and maple syrup| it’s lower in calories| fat| cholesterol| and sugar and tastes more rich and decadent than the original.

| Vegan Thin Mints

If you can’t get enough of vegan Girl Scout cookies| you’ll flip for this version of the most classic of them all u2014 vegan Thin Mints.

| Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Classic cookies have nothing on perfectly chewy peanut butter kiss cookies. This nutty favorite used to be off-limits to vegans u2014 until now!

| Raw Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

If cheesecake is your weakness| you’ll love these raw raspberry cheesecake brownie bars that are packed with protein and healthy fats.

| Frozen Banana Pops

Made with three ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen| these frozen banana pops are great to keep in your freezer for when your sweet tooth strikes.

| Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

Tired of dates yet? Well| this Paleo treat is free of them! Our dark chocolate nut clusters contain under five ingredients and take virtually no time at all to make.

| No-Bake Almond Cookies

These no-bake almond cookies may be small| but they make up for their size in the flavor department. They’re all natural| have only five ingredients| and have no added sugar.

| Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

These cinnamon-spiced baked pumpkin doughnuts are perfect for any time of year.

| Vegan Peanut Butter Patties

Not Girl Scout cookie season yet? Satisfy your Tagalongs cravings with these vegan peanut butter patties.

| Pumpkin Pie

A pumpkin pie that’s raw| vegan| and gluten free| and tastes good? You better believe it does.

| Oatmeal Pumpkin Bread

Adding rolled oats to this oatmeal pumpkin bread recipe ups the fiber content and imparts a satisfyingly chewy texture.

| Dairy-Free Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This bread pudding recipe is a cinch to make and low in calories. While the ingredients aren’t explicitly animal-product free| you can easily make this recipe vegan by choosing bread| maple syrup| and sugar that’s not processed using animal products.

| Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Try a quick and easy whole-wheat pumpkin bread made with low-fat buttermilk for moisture and dried fruit and honey for sweetness.

| Molten Lava Cake

This decadent lava cake has over 20 grams of protein u2014u00a0recovery has never tasted so good!

| No-Bake Vegan Brownies

The only thing better than vegan brownies are no-bake vegan brownies.

| Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cups

These mini chocolate mousse cups are an adorable treat| and each weighs in at just 100 calories.

| Zucchini Brownies

If you’re tired of making yet another loaf of zucchini bread| here’s a decadent dessert you can whip up using the garden favorite. These fudgy brownies taste so sinful| you’ll be amazed that they’re vegan and just over 150 calories.

| Vegan Iced Lemon Pound Cake

Starbucks-lovers| rejoice! Your favorite lemon pound cake gets a vegan makeover with this healthy version that’s just as delicious but free of butter (and guilt).

| Vegan Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts

You will never guess the secret healthy ingredient in these completely vegan| 100-percent delicious chocolate frosted doughnuts.

| Vegan Strawberry Fudgsicles

If you remember creamy Fudgsicles when you were a kid| here’s a healthier version made without high-fructose corn syrup and added sugar. Plus| you won’t find a drop of dairy in this strawberry fudgsicle recipe.

| Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

These low-calorie| dairy-free sugar cookies taste as good as the original| and one cookie (before decorating) is only 52 calories.

| No-Bake Cookie Dough Balls

With the right combination of ingredients| you can make a healthy snack that’ll kick your cookie-dough craving. These no-bake cookie dough balls are naturally sweet without any added sugar.

| Vegan Chocolate Fruit Dip

Don’t knock chocolate hummus until you try it. This vegan chocolate hummus is a creamy| satisfying dip that’s perfect for apples and strawberries.

| Pumpkin Apple Muffins

These pumpkin apple muffins have avocado instead of butter| and at just 144 calories each| you can enjoy more than one without regretting it later.

| Vegan Samoas

If Samoas are your favorite Girl Scout cookie| you’ll want to try this vegan version immediately.

| Vegan Thumbprint Cookies

These vegan thumbprint cookies are fun to make and fun to eat u2014 and they clock in at only 125 calories per dense cookie.

| Vegan Avocado Frozen Yogurt

If you love frozen-yogurt treats but are looking for vegan options| this creamy avocado frozen yogurt is a tasty bet.

| Crispy Chocolate Coconut Protein Bars

These crispy chocolate coconut protein bars taste exactly like candy bars.

| Vegan Cookie Dough

Friends won’t even guess that this cookie dough recipe is completely vegan and brimming with protein| thanks to the addition of chickpeas.

| Brown Rice Crispy Treats

With no artificial ingredients or added sugar| these brown rice crispy treats are a healthy dessert for grown-ups and kids alike.

| Vegan Spinach Brownies

This vegan spinach brownie recipe sneaks greens into the batter| but you won’t taste anything but chocolaty goodness.

| Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream

If cold and creamy ice cream calls to you after dinner| here’s a sweet alternative that’s lower in calories| fat| and cholesterol. Added bonus: a scoop of this vegan banana peanut butter ice cream contains over three grams each of fiber and protein.

| Creamy Banana Coconut Ice Cream

Craving something creamy| cold| and sweet minus all the dairy? Whip up a batch of this creamy banana coconut ice cream!

| Strawberry Banana Creams

You only need four ingredients to make these low-cal| creamy strawberry poppers. One serving of eight stuffed strawberries contains only 150 calories.

| Coconut Banana Bread

What could possibly make banana bread even more addictive than it already is? When it’s coconut banana bread.

| Gooey Apple Pecan Bars

A hybrid of apple pie and pecan bars| this Paleo apple dessert is a healthy and dairy-free crowd-pleaser.

| Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin (and Bean!) Cookies

These peanut butter oatmeal cookies are made with pureed cannellini beans| which add to their moist and chewy texture. Enjoy two cookies for 220 calories| and also get 3.6 grams of fiber and 5.8 grams of protein.

| Almond and Coconut Macaroons

We enjoyed these almond and coconut macaroons for Passover| but they’d make a lovely| low-sugar treat for any occasion!

| Cranberry Almond Minimuffins

Here’s a healthy cranberry muffin recipe| made partially with whole wheat| to help satiate your sweet tooth. Making them smaller cuts down on calories and fat u2014 plus muffins are way cuter in miniform.

| Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Can’t get enough of chocolate cake but unable to eat gluten? This gluten-free chocolate cake recipe satisfies your sweet tooth without upsetting your stomach.

| Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

Making this vegan sweet potato pie was one of the highlights of our Thanksgiving celebrations u2014 and watch out: the vegan coconut-milk whipped-cream topping is to die for.

| No-Bake Apricot Balls

You’ll love the fruity factor of these no-bake apricot balls. Besides being an in-season cookie for the Summer| they’re also full of fiber.

| Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Full of sweet peanut-buttery goodness| these peanut butter cookies are made without a pinch of flour| and you can’t even tell!

| Pecan Pie Bars

Perfect for a bake sale or a big gathering| these pecan pie bars are even OK for your Paleo guests.

| Hidden Gem “”Butter”” Cookies

These hidden gem “”butter”” cookies may look like your average butter cookie from the outside| but don’t let that fool you. One bite and you’ll be welcomed to a soft and sweet date center.

| Vegan Apple Cranberry Crisp

With flavors of baked apple| cranberries| and pumpkin pie spice| we loved celebrating Fall with this vegan apple cranberry crisp.

| Vegan Chocolate-Mousse-Filled Strawberries

You won’t be able to stop at just one chocolate-mousse-filled strawberry| but that’s OK| because each serving is five strawberries.

| Warm| Flourless Chocolate Cake

Bake this flourless chocolate cake in an individual ramekin for a decadent| low-calorie end to a meal.

| Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes With Avocado “”Buttercream”” Frosting

These vegan chocolate cupcakes with avocado “”buttercream”” frosting are about to become your new favorite cupcake.

| Vegan Snickers

If Snickers is a favorite of yours but you could do without the hydrogenated oils and refined sugar| whip up this version that’s made with a handful of ingredients and vegan| too.

| Dairy-Free Mango Ice Cream

Satisfy the need to spoon up something frozen and sweet by making this recipe for dairy-free mango ice cream. Don’t worry u2014 no ice cream maker is required| just your freezer and a good blender.

| Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls

These beauties are disguised as truffles| but they’re really chocolate raspberry protein balls. You can indulge in more than one| too; each protein ball has just 70 calories| three grams of protein| and one gram of fiber.

| Avocado Green Tea Popsicle

Skip the afternoon cup of coffee| and refresh with a green tea popsicle. Greek yogurt and avocado combine for the creamy base| while antioxidant-rich matcha green tea powder provides a caffeinated kick.

| Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

This healthy pumpkin pie alternative has us drooling! Make this recipe for a lightened-up pumpkin cheesecake mousse for your next holiday get-together.

| Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

If you have bananas| unsweetened cocoa powder| and dairy-free chocolate chips| you’re on your way to enjoying killer vegan chocolate ice cream.

| Vegan Chocolate Coconut Mousse

Step up your dessert game with this sophisticated chocolate coconut mousse.

| Vegan Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Four simple ingredients come together to form this irresistible vegan cherry chocolate chip ice cream.

| Frozen Nutty Banana Nibbler

Try this healthy u2014u00a0and mini u2014u00a0version of an ice cream sandwich. Banana nibblers| filled with a mixture of Greek yogurt and peanut butter| will satisfy your sweet tooth while cooling you off.

| Ginger Molasses Cookies With Quinoa Flour

For someone who craves spice or sweetness| whip up a batch of these dairy-free ginger cookies. No one will even know that there’s quinoa hidden in the recipe!

| Coconut Cream Strawberry Parfait With Almond Biscotti

It’s two treats in one! That special someone will love you even more for whipping up this coconut cream strawberry parfait with almond biscotti. (Bonus: it’s vegan!)

| Vegan Persian Ice Cream

Have you ever savored creamy| custardy Persian ice cream before? Now vegans and dairy-free dieters can enjoy the dreamy signature blend of saffron| pistachios| and rosewater in this coconut-milk-based vegan Persian ice cream.

| Low-Cal Brownies

Looking this good| it’s hard to believe that these slimmed-down brownies only contain 125 calories each.

| Paleo Blueberry Crumble

Satisfy your sweet tooth without the need for grains or refined sugars with this Paleo-approved blueberry crumble.

| Vegan Banana Apple Chunk Bread

Don’t let almost-brown bananas go to waste by making a batch of this vegan banana apple chunk bread. A healthy breakfast option that’s so sweet and moist| you’ll want to devour it for an after-dinner treat| too.

| Banana-Carob Protein Bars

These banana-carob protein bars are so good they work as a post-workout snack or as a dessert later on that evening!

| Low-Fat Chocolate Cake

This decadent-looking chocolate cake is hiding a few healthy secrets: applesauce and prunes to keep the batter moist and Greek yogurt to make lower-calorie frosting. Get the low-fat chocolate cake recipe here.

| Double-Chocolate Paleo Gooey Cake

Yes| you read that right. This gooey double-chocolate cake is Paleo and dairy free.

| Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookie

If you’re craving a chewy peanut-buttery treat| our peanut butter sandwich cookies will become your new favorite cookie. The chewy oatmeal cookie coupled with the creamy peanut butter and mashed banana mixture makes a perfect flavor combination.

| Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot cake and cream cheese frosting is a classic combo that gets a bit of a twist in this vegan makeover.

(I Can’t Believe They’re) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Gingerbread men, iced sugar snowmen, spritz cookies ¡ª these classic holiday cookies have nothing on perfectly chewy peanut butter kiss cookies. This nutty cookie favorite used to be off-limits to vegans ¡ª until now.

Made with homemade dairy-free chocolate kisses for an extraspecial flair, these dairy-free cookies will not disappoint.

(I Can't Believe They're) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness

(I Can’t Believe They’re) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

For the chocolate kisses:1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

For the cookies:1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter1/4 cup vegan margarine1/3 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon vanilla soy milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup whole wheat flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup turbinado sugar (for coating)

(I Can’t Believe They’re) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Gingerbread men| iced sugar snowmen| spritz cookies ¡ª these classic holiday cookies have nothing on perfectly chewy peanut butter kiss cookies. This nutty cookie favorite used to be off-limits to vegans ¡ª until now.

Made with homemade dairy-free chocolate kisses for an extraspecial flair| these dairy-free cookies will not disappoint.

(I Can't Believe They're) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

From Jenny Sugar| POPSUGAR Fitness

(I Can’t Believe They’re) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

For the chocolate kisses:1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

For the cookies:1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter1/4 cup vegan margarine1/3 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon vanilla soy milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup whole wheat flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup turbinado sugar (for coating)

The No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie of Your Dreams

If you’re following a vegan diet and are craving a soft and chewy cookie, this no-bake recipe is sure to trick your taste buds into thinking you’re enjoying a peanut butter cookie.

You don’t even have to turn on the oven, and because they’re made with all-natural ingredients like crunchy peanut butter, oats, and unsweetened coconut, they make an irresistible snack before or after a workout.

Inspired by allrecipes.com’s No Bake Bumpy Peanut Butter Nuggets

No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients

1/2 cup natural peanut butter1/4 cup whole quick oats1/3 cup rolled oats1/4 cup wheat germ1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 cup apple cider1 tablespoon maple syrup1/4 cup brown rice crisp cereal

The No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie of Your Dreams

If you’re following a vegan diet and are craving a soft and chewy cookie| this no-bake recipe is sure to trick your taste buds into thinking you’re enjoying a peanut butter cookie.

You don’t even have to turn on the oven| and because they’re made with all-natural ingredients like crunchy peanut butter| oats| and unsweetened coconut| they make an irresistible snack before or after a workout.

Inspired by allrecipes.com’s No Bake Bumpy Peanut Butter Nuggets

No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients

1/2 cup natural peanut butter1/4 cup whole quick oats1/3 cup rolled oats1/4 cup wheat germ1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 cup apple cider1 tablespoon maple syrup1/4 cup brown rice crisp cereal

It’s Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs, Cream, or Butter

The following post was originally featured on Cook Eat Paleo and written by Lisa Wells, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

Somehow we ended up with five avocados in the house today. What do you do when you have extra avocados? Make chocolate mousse! This Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is creamy and decadent, with a hint of cinnamon and a little bit of heat. It’s an easy dessert that’s gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free.

Chocolate mousse is traditionally made with eggs, cream or butter. Here, avocados and coconut milk stand in for the traditional ingredients. And raw cacao powder is used for the chocolate. One of the benefits of this recipe is that you don’t have to whip egg whites or melt chocolate. Just throw everything in the food processor and you’re good to go.

Depending on the size and ripeness of your avocados, you may need to adjust some of the ingredients. Just make sure to taste the mousse once you blend it. If it’s too thick, add a little more coconut milk. Adjust the honey, cinnamon and ancho chile powder to your liking. However you make it, this Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is a quick treat.

It's Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs, Cream, or Butter

From Cook Eat Paleo

It’s Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs, Cream, or Butter

Mexican Style Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients

2 ripe avocados? cup organic raw cacao powder? cup full fat coconut milk? cup local raw honey, to taste2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 teaspoon cinnamon, to taste? teaspoon ground ancho chile, to taste

It’s Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs, Cream, or Butter

The following post was originally featured on Cook Eat Paleo and written by Lisa Wells| who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

Somehow we ended up with five avocados in the house today. What do you do when you have extra avocados? Make chocolate mousse! This Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is creamy and decadent| with a hint of cinnamon and a little bit of heat. It’s an easy dessert that’s gluten-free| dairy-free and egg-free.

Chocolate mousse is traditionally made with eggs| cream or butter. Here| avocados and coconut milk stand in for the traditional ingredients. And raw cacao powder is used for the chocolate. One of the benefits of this recipe is that you don’t have to whip egg whites or melt chocolate. Just throw everything in the food processor and you’re good to go.

Depending on the size and ripeness of your avocados| you may need to adjust some of the ingredients. Just make sure to taste the mousse once you blend it. If it’s too thick| add a little more coconut milk. Adjust the honey| cinnamon and ancho chile powder to your liking. However you make it| this Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is a quick treat.

It's Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs| Cream| or Butter

From Cook Eat Paleo

It’s Hard to Believe This Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Is Made Without Eggs| Cream| or Butter

Mexican Style Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients

2 ripe avocados? cup organic raw cacao powder? cup full fat coconut milk? cup local raw honey| to taste2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 teaspoon cinnamon| to taste? teaspoon ground ancho chile| to taste