Wondering how to find super healthy desserts that taste good? You’ve come to the right place! These naturally sweetened recipes are healthy and yummy!
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There is some good news about eating healthy-you don’t have to give up dessert! These desserts are made with clean eating ingredients-like fruits, vegetables and healthy fats. Many of them have hidden veggies or fruits inside!
Plus, These naturally sweetened recipes are made with the healthiest natural sweeteners available. In this post, you will find fruit sweetened desserts, desserts sweetened with honey, and almond joy bars that can be sweetened only with stevia!
How Do You Sweeten Desserts Naturally?
You can choose from the many healthy natural sweeteners on the market today-coconut sugar, stevia, maple syrup, honey, or sucanat. Fruit also makes an excellent natural sweeter-you can use dried fruit (dates), fresh fruit, or applesauce.
If you want super healthy desserts, choose recipes that are sweetened only with fruit, honey, or stevia. These are superstars in the sweetener world! The recipes in this post use only fruit, stevia, or small amounts of honey. They also have healthy amounts of fats, fiber, and/or protein to balance out the sweeteners and your blood sugar.
Naturally Sweetened Desserts
Ripe avocado is blended with cacao powder, honey, coconut milk and butter rum flavouring, for a velvety luscious healthy dessert. Made with only 6 ingredients, this avocado pudding is a healthy way to cure even the biggest chocolate craving.
This is a classic for Fourth of July. It is always a huge hit with friends and family! It is made with healthy paleo ingredients, and just a little maple syrup and coconut sugar for sweetness.
Frozen kefir or yogurt bark is an easy healthy snack for kids and adults alike. Creamy yogurt or kefir sweetened with honey, topped with fresh fruit and a sprinkle of nuts, then frozen and broken into pieces. Snack perfection!
Soft and chewy, naturally sweetened and absolutely delicious! Vegan sweet potato cookies are healthy enough for breakfast. I would eat some eggs or other protein with them for a balanced breakfast. Or just eat them as a super healthy dessert!
This plant based ice cream comes out smooth and creamy because of the banana. It is bursting with flavor because of the raspberries and mangoes. Plus, all three of the fruits are full of valuable nutrients so you can enjoy it guilt-free! As an added bonus, this ice cream is super quick to make!
Cool off this summer with delicious, yet easy and Healthy Yogurt Popsicles! These family-friendly treats only take 3 ingredients and have no processed sugar! To make them super healthy, choose honey as the sweetener for these. These popsicles are super quick to stir together.
These popsicles are made with jam from Thrive Market. Thrive Market’s fruit spread is processed sugar-free and organic.
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Skip store bought granola bars and try these delicious and wholesome granola cookies instead. Loaded with whole oats, almonds, unsweetened coconut, and sweetened with mashed bananas, these tasty cookies will become your go to snack. You can make the recipe your own by substituting your favorite nuts and dried fruits for the almonds and cranberries.
These cookies are sweetened with coconut sugar, which is much healthier than white sugar, but I still wouldn’t eat a ton of it. Luckily, these cookies are balanced out with almond flour and whole grain oats and powdered almond butter. This makes them more filling and helps your blood sugar to stay balanced. They are leaps and bounds healthier than most desserts.
Paleo sweet potato chocolate mousse is a simple dessert made with only clean ingredients – and full of secret veggies for your picky eaters!
These are the best black bean brownies ever! This healthy dessert recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, has no refined sugar and is ready in 30 minutes! These brownies are sweetened with honey (one of my top picks for healthy sweeteners) and a little coconut sugar and are full of black beans!
These Healthy Peanut Butter Blondies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sweetened with a little honey and coconut sugar. Made with chickpeas but you’d never know it! It’s the perfect healthy dessert recipe that you can feel great about indulging in.
Nourishing and fun, these easy avocado fudgesicles are a naturally sweetened dessert for kids and adults alike! Full of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, they’re more than just a dessert!
These almond joy bars are easy to make, freeze well & are loaded with coconut oil & other healthy ingredients. They can be sweetened with stevia, and Adrienne gives lots of advice in this post on how to use stevia as a sweetener in this recipe. Stevia is one of my top picks for healthy sweeteners because it has little to no effect on blood sugar!
For a delicious fruit sweetened dessert, indulge yourself with this 2-Ingredient Mango Nice Cream. It’s grain-free, sugar-free, vegan, paleo/GAPS-friendly, and completely guilt-free!
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