Yes, you want to eat healthy. But that doesn’t mean you have to say no to your guilty pleasures. Here is the thing. Even if you have decided to put a stop at taking in calories and sugar in your body, you can still satisfy your cravings for sweet treats without ruining your diet. How?
Observe moderation while trying out these recipes of sweet treats we have listed for you below.
Okay. This recipe serves 15. So, if your “health-conscious” friends pay you a visit at home, you know what to prepare. Aside from the uniqueness of this Apple Lasagna recipe from Taste of Home, its sweet and creamy layers of goodness are sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces!
Commercial coffee cakes are filled with so many calories and fats. And they say, they are more likely equal to one serving of Bic Mac. So, here’s a healthier alternative from Tasty Kitchen – Low Fat Apple Crumb Coffee Cake. Spare yourselves from excessive calories and fats while enjoying something sweet and appetizing!
Even if it’s not Halloween, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day, you can still spoil yourselves with sweet treats. And the good thing about this recipe from Paleo on a Budget is that it does not require you to go mess up in the kitchen. As long as you have a mug, a microwave, and all the ingredients, you are all set.
If you haven’t had enough of mug cakes, then this recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings should literally satisfy your mug cake-cravings. Unlike other mug cakes, what makes this delight a stand out is its fresh, light green color. Though the texture is a bit gummy, the sweetness of the avocado prevails. Indeed, it’s a perfect treat for all avocado lovers out there.
For those of you who are obsessed with strawberries, chocolates, and cakes, but want to eat and live the Paleo way, A Healthy Life for Me has one satisfyingly delicious confection you can’t say no to. It’s the Strawberry Chocolate Paleo Cake. As the name suggests, you’ll find everything you are looking for in a treat. You won’t even know that it is grain-free and dairy-free!
Let’s take a break from cakes. Clean ‘n Dirty Treats has a yummy drink to share. It is so good, who would ever think it’s healthy and easy to prepare? All you have to do is put all the ingredients in the blender, add some water or milk. Delish!
Everybody knows that too much sugar doesn’t do any good. It’s nothing new. But what if we say there is a way to cheat and eat something sweet? Here’s a recipe from The Inspired Home – No-Sugar Added Apple Tart. Thanks to the natural sweetness of the ingredients used, you need not to add any sweetener!
Are there kids at home who hate vegetables? Why not sneak them into these sweet brownies! Using some shredded zucchinis, you can prepare this sneaky treat. Kids won’t even think there’s veggies on it. Promise! This recipe from the Comfort Kitchen Flourless Zucchini Chocolate Brownies can be done in more or less 30 minutes.
Cupcakes are a staple in many special celebrations. But when you want to avoid sugar, is it still possible to enjoy this fun dessert? There is a way. And My Natural Family has the perfect recipe for you. It’s called Snickerdoodle Paleo Cupcake. Check it out!
Just because there is avocado in this recipe, it doesn’t mean it will turn out green. This delish and chewy treat from Sprouted Fig uses avocado in place of butter. So, it’s healthier! By the way, these cookies are best served cold.
Looking for the perfect dessert to serve after dinner? These Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies by Hummusapien might be what you are looking for. Even if the use of water and flaxseed seems odd, the results will surprise you, especially the combination of the flavors of sweet chocolate chips and cranberries.
For this frozen treat, all you need are raw honey, coconut, dark chocolate, and an egg white. Yes, there are no dairy products involved. It’s the best thing about this recipe! Drink it as is, frozen, or warm. Regardless of your preference, this chocolatey dessert should get you very excited.
Would you believe us if we say these snowball cookies don’t involve the use of flour? You should! Even in absence of flour, these delightful treats have an interesting flavor because of its ingredients – pecans, vanilla extract, shredded coconut, and dates! It’s one guilt-free treat you can serve for potluck gatherings.
If you wish to try a creative, Paleo treat to indulge with your family once in a while, this Toffee Caramel recipe by Tessa the Domestic Diva is perfect for you. Although it requires some quick procedures, this should not be difficult to make. The real challenge here is how you are going to stop yourself from consuming all of it!
This Greek Yogurt Cranberry Orange Pound Cake may look simple, but it is actually more than just a cake. It’s a dessert filled with sweetness and a fruity taste! Even without frosting or icing, it is bursting with flavors. What makes it even better is that it does not contain any commercial sugar, so you need not to sneak for another slice.
For a refreshing treat, try this Asian-Pear Sorbet with Thyme recipe from Country Living. Though it only uses four ingredients, each of them compliments one another to create one scrumptious cold treat! Wait, maybe you should make more of this ahead. Kids would definitely ask for more!
Oh, who could ever resist some soft, dense, and Paleo donuts! But when you are asked to make it yourself, would you? Don’t worry. Odd Bake has this Healthy Donuts with Cashew Cinnamon Glaze recipe you can follow in a breeze. Top it with your favorite ingredients or create the delightful cashew-cinnamon glaze. Either way, the taste is divine!
Bare Root Girl’s Avocado Key Lime Cheesecake recipe has got us completely out of our minds. It’s a cheesecake, but there is no cream cheese. Yes! It’s the avocados that work its emulsifying magic. With its creamy texture, we’d also believe there’s cream cheese here!
Seems like the Paleo Running Momma wants to spoil us with an extraordinarily sweet treat – Fudgy Paleo Chocolate Skillet Cake. By its look, who can tell it is healthy? It’s a truly guilt-free recipe, so you might want to help yourself with more slices.
Don’t worry if you go crazy about these delightful cookies. They’re dairy-free, gluten-free, and don’t involve the use of granulated sugar. Plus, it uses flax seeds, which are known to boost the omega-3 fat content. So, it’s safe to assume that it is really a health food. Thanks for sharing this treat, Chow Divine!
We’ll be straightforward here. This Healthy Homemade Nutella is the true recipe for chocolatey goodness. Even without all those palm oils and refined sugars, you will definitely go nuts for this recipe. In less than 25 minutes and with only 5 ingredients, you now have your version of the ever popular Nutella.
Have you had a rough week at work? Then you deserve to celebrate for making it through! Because you deserve nothing less, what better and healthier way to celebrate than these Homemade Twix Bars. These bars are vegan, Paleo, gluten free, and refined sugar-free. After taking that first bite, you will need more excuses to eat more of these goodies.
Usually, when we see a carrot cake, we think it’s healthy. Truth be told, it’s packed with fat and fake sugar. But Elana’s Pantry gave it a nutritious spin. With honey, all the natural flavors of carrots come out. Try out her Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake.
It’s time to forget about those boxed birthday cakes! Honestly Nourished has this dairy-free and gluten-free birthday cake to complete your simple celebration. It has the perfect texture and sweetness, you wouldn’t know it doesn’t have any commercial flour and sugar.
With our wide selection of sweet yet healthy recipes, you can enjoy a piece of cake whenever, wherever!