Healthy Dessert Recipes
Dark Sweet Cherries with Whipped Cream
- 1 cup dark sweet cherries (frozen)
- 1 tablespoon whipped cream
Measure out 1 cup of cherries. Let thaw (or microwave 30 seconds). Top with whipped cream.
Serving Size: Whole recipe; Calories: 118; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 1g.
- 2 cups red apples peeled, cored, and sliced very thin
- 2 tbsp. canola oil
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- ½ tsp. fresh nutmeg, ground
- ¼ cup fruit/nut granola
Preheat oven to 350°. In a shallow glass baking dish, begin with a very thin layer of apples; drizzle with 1 tbsp. canola oil and ½ tsp. vanilla. Sprinkle with 1 tsp. cinnamon and ¼ tsp nutmeg. Create another layer the same way. Top with granola and bake 30–40 minutes, until apples are tender and edges are bubbly.
Serving Size: ¼ recipe; Calories: 127, Fiber: 2g; Protein: 1g.
Carrot Spice Snack Cake
- ½ cup honey
- 3 tbsp. canola oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup spelt flour
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- ¾ tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. fresh grated nutmeg
- 2 cups grated carrots
- ¼ cup applesauce (unsweetened)
- ¼ cup chopped walnuts
- 7 oz. unsweetened crushed pineapple
- Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 300°. Using a mixer, beat honey, canola oil, and eggs together until well blended. Add flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg; mix well. Fold in carrots, applesauce, nuts, and pineapple. Add cake mixture to greased 8”x8” pan. Bake 50–60 minutes. Let cool and serve.
Serving Size: ¼ cake; Calories: 124; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 3g.
- ¼ cup SweetLIFE™ natural sweetener
- ¾ cup purified water
- 2 ripe mangoes (about ½ pound each)
- Juice of 1 lime
Combine SweetLIFE and water in small saucepan and place over low heat. Stir until SweetLIFE dissolves completely and syrup is clear. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Peel mango and cut away from the pit. Combine mango, lime juice, and syrup in blender or food processor. Blend until completely smooth, approximately 30 seconds. Cover and refrigerate until cold or overnight. Stir chilled mixture, then freeze in an ice cream freezer. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Serving Size: 1/8 recipe; Calories: 80; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 0g.