These healthy dessert options incorporate superfoods like, cherries, nuts, and oatmeal in the place of traditional, more fattening dessert ingredients like white flour, buttermilk, and refined sugar. We’ve replaced white sugar with natural sweeteners like, maple syrup or coconut palm sugar.
If you’re headed to a potluck or party where you know you’ll be tempted by cakes and cupcakes, bring along your own flat belly dessert so you’ll have something just as yummy to enjoy with none of the frosting-fueled regret. These 9 dessert dishes will satisfy any sweet tooth while keeping your waist-whittling plans intact. Enjoy!
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cup (featured above)
If you’re a sucker for peanut butter cups, you’ll go ga-ga for this homemade, skinny twist on the delicious candy. These melt-in-your mouth treats are made with 100% clean eating ingredients, so you can enjoy all of the indulgence without and of the candy-bar-induced guilt.
2. Quinoa Chocolate Drops
This is the easiest and healthiest batch of chocolate candies you’ll ever made. This simple to prepare recipe is made with four superfoods and taste like gourmet truffles. Pop one of these delights in your mouth and feel zero guilt.
3. No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups
A gourmet dessert takes a skinny turn when prepared with clean ingredients like freshly squeezed lemon juice, coconut sugar, Greek yogurt, and pecans.
4. Cantaloupe Granita
If you splurge on a sugary snow cone every time you’re at the county fair, you need to try this clean-eating, dessert ASAP. We made this one with cantaloupe, but you can easily swap in other fruits like lemons and oranges to change up your granita flavor.
5. Cherry Trifle
This dessert offers all of the creamy goodness of a traditional trifle without any of the feelings of regret. Clean ingredients like dark chocolate, cherries, espresso and brandy combine to form this delectable dish, which will quickly become your new favorite dinner party finale.
6. No-Bake Mini Appple Cheesecake
Yes, even cheesecake can be part of a flat belly eating plan. The best part about this recipe is that you probably have the majority of the ingredients already in your fridge and pantry. These mini desserts are perfectly portioned and gauranteed to satisty. The irresistible taste of this mouth-watering cheesecake rivals even calorie heavy restaurant cheesecakes.
7. Clean Eating Almond Butter Fudge
Many of us would never dream of reaching for a piece of fudge without thinking it was full of unhealthy fats and empty calories. Our amazing recipe for Almond Butter Fudge is not only clean, it’s only 129 calories per serving. Bonus! It’s super easy to make.
8. Spiced Chocolate and Avocado Pudding
Here’s one dessert you’ll fall head-over-heals for and will never guess you’re eating
avocado. Whether you’re an avocado fan or not, this luscious fruit creates an ultra creamy
pudding without being detected. Avocado has been tauted as one of the best flat-belly foods available. So, eat up!
9. Vegan Chocolate Banana Nut Bread
Following a vegan regimen doesn’t mean missing out on the occasional sweet treat. This yummy nut bread has zero grams of saturated fat and will satisfy your dessert desires without screwing up your diet.