Did You Say Dessert?
This year flew! Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. This means that it’s time to start gathering your favorite dessert recipes for your Holiday parties. More times than not, our favorite recipes are not necessarily the most healthy dessert recipes.
That doesn’t mean that we couldn’t still satisfy our sweet tooth. In an effort to stick to our diets this holiday season and even get your family excited about the dessert table, I’ve compiled a quick list of some quick and easy healthy dessert recipes.
Healthy Dessert Recipes
1.Pumpkin Crème Cheese Swirl Muffins
Ah, here we are! In the middle of pumpkin-flavored everything season! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE pumpkin spice! It’s sometimes difficult to get my pumpkin fix and stick to my calorie limit for the day. I found the perfect recipe to do just that! These muffins are delicious and perfect for any time of the year. Treat yourself and get your pumpkin fix with these delectable pumpkin crème cheese swirl muffins. Click here for the recipe!
2. Low Fat Gingerbread Cookies
No holiday dessert list can’t be complete without some gingerbread cookies. These gingerbread cookies are perfect if you are on a low-fat diet as it only contains 1.7 grams of fat. Grab like 6 of them lol. Click here for the recipe
3. No-Bake Cinnamon Roll
Nothing makes me think of the Christmas season more than the warm scent of cinnamon. These no-bake cinnamon roll cookies are for sure going to fill up your kitchen with that lovely cinnamon smell. Get the deets on how to make these yummy-looking treats.
4. Froyo Bites
Whether you live in a place that’s hot all year, love Froyo, or just love pretty desserts, this Froyo bite recipe is one you can’t just pass up during the holidays or any day for that matter. Surprise the kiddos with this flavorful fun and healthy treat that’s perfect for any time of the year! Click here for the recipe
5. Smores cookie cups
Girl, you know damn well that’s way too cold outside. There’s nobody camping in this weather! Might as well prepare these banging smores, not frostbite required.
6. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn
Yes, you read that correctly. Chocolate ON popcorn. The perfect combo of salty and sweet with the added twist of peppermint. This super easy recipe will be a family favorite! I think I’ll make this on our next Christmas movie night! Click here for the recipe
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7. Polar Bear Paw Cupcake
Ok, ok. Oreos aren’t healthy…like at all. But if you swap regular Oreos for a sugar-free option, this dessert becomes amazing. Add to that all the benefits coconuts have to offer, and you have a dessert that isn’t only delicious, but kind of good for you too.
8. Double Chocolate Sorbet Sandwiches
At 233 calories per serving, you know I’m getting my hands on a few of these delicious sorbet sandwiches. It’s the holidays after all, and sometimes we have to live a little.
9. Mini Snow Candy Apples
Caramel apples are a wonderful fall treat. Our friend Kellie over at lezoemusings.com decided to do a nice Christmas twist to the classic we all love. This recipe will not only impress your holiday guest with the flavor of the golden crab apples, but it will also give you some major kudos points for fantastic flavor. Coconut flakes and those beautifully decorated twigs are the perfect holiday touch to this healthy holiday dessert recipe.
10. Banana Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting
I see coconut, and I’m immediately transported to the doors at Valhalla. Melissa baked this cake in secrecy and only told me it contains bananas after I had devoured a whole piece of this evil dessert. As someone who despises bananas, I must say, I enjoyed this banana cake. Click Here for the recipe
11. Chocolate Peppermint Muffins
Who knew muffins could make for a healthy dessert! At 149 calories, 7.5 grams of protein, 25 grams of carbs, 4.5 grams of fiber per muffin, this dessert recipe makes for a great treat without derailing your weight loss journey. Also, if you are on a low-carb diet, you can substitute the granulated sugar for stevia or Splenda. Click here for the recipe
The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. Don’t let all of your hard work of eating healthy go to waste this holiday season and try a holiday dessert recipe or two. You won’t regret it. I mean? That Banana cake, guys… delicious!
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Happy Merry Everything Friends,
Until next time,
Delwin and Melissa