Healthy Dessert Recipes

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Looking for the best healthy dessert recipe to try? If you need a healthy dessert recipe that is quick and easy, here are a few of the best dessert recipes to try.

  • 01 of 09

    Dairy-Free Sorbet

    Scoops of Chocolate Ice Cream in a White Bowl
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    Dairy-free fruit sorbets are an excellent choice for a healthy dessert. They are usually low in fat, or even fat-free, though they are not always sugar-free. A couple of healthy sorbet recipes to try include simple strawberry sorbet and low-calorie chocolate sorbet.

  • 02 of 09

    Fat-Free and Low-Calorie Chocolate Brownies

    These fat-free brownies are low-cal too

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    They do have a bit of sugar, but using non-fat milk powder and egg whites keeps these fat-free low-calorie chocolate brownies in the healthy dessert category.

  • 03 of 09

    Healthy Sugar-Free Fruit Popsicles

    Homemade strawberry popsicles
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    Homemade or store-bought, fruit popsicles are a healthy dessert idea, perfect for summer, and a healthy pick for kids. When made at home from fresh fruit, such as these strawberry pineapple popsicles there's no fat and no added sugar.

  • 04 of 09

    Healthy Baked Fruit and Fruit Cobblers

    Apricot and fruit cobbler

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    For a low-fat healthy dessert, try a healthy baked fruit and fruit cobbler or crumble. Baked fruit is one of the best healthy desserts.

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  • 05 of 09

    Vegan Desserts

    Raw vegan chocolate dates hazelnut cookies with chocolate frosting and walnuts
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    A vegan dessert isn't necessarily a healthy dessert, but it is usually a dessert which is lower in fat, and hey at least if it's vegan, it's cholesterol-free! Browse through this collection of vegan cakes, vegan cookies and more.

  • 06 of 09

    Vegan and Tofu-Based Puddings

    Chocolate Pudding in a Glass Dish

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    Use silken tofu instead of cream for a lower-calorie, low-fat and healthy dessert. Top with your favorite fruits for a bit of extra sweetness. A reader who reviewed a vegan and tofu-based pudding gave it five stars and said it was so good, she was licking the serving cup!

  • 07 of 09

    Healthy Sugar-Free Cookie Recipes

    Chocolate peanut butter oatmeal cookes
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    If you're looking for an easy and healthy dessert, cookies are an obvious choice. Choose from these healthy sugar-free cookie recipes for an easy and healthy dessert that the whole family will love.

  • 08 of 09

    No-Bake Fruit Pie

    No-Bake Fruit Pie
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    While a double-crust pie made with butter or even vegan margarine can really add on the fat and calories, a simple no-bake fruit pie is low in fat (nearly fat-free, in fact), low in calories, and nearly sugar-free, particularly if you use a sugar-free pie crust.

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  • 09 of 09

    Raw Chocolate Desserts

    Raw vegan chocolate-caramel cheesecake with raw balls. Healthy vegan dessert food concept.
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    Most health food store stock quite a selection of raw food treats and desserts these days, so why not try a few out? If you prefer, you can make your own raw chocolate desserts at home.