10 Delicious Dessert Recipes with Healthier Ingredients

10 Delicious Dessert Recipes with Healthier Ingredients

Maintaining a healthy diet often means cutting out some of the foods we love the most. Desserts in particular are often first to go when we eat clean, and desserts are often what we crave the most between meals of boneless skinless chicken breast and leafy greens. But we don't have to avoid dessert completely! In fact, there are plenty of recipes that are actually good for us! Applesauce can replace sugar in baking, flax and hemp seed come in handy for pie crusts, and basically anything can be made vegan nowadays. Allow yourself to indulge with one of the recipes below.

1. Chocolate Avocado Pudding

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Whether you choose to make this recipe vegan or paleo, it's sure to be a hit. Get the recipe here.

2. Carrot Cake

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A batter full of bananas, fresh dates, and whole wheat flower will add nutrients to your after dinner indulgence. Get the recipe here.

3. Deep Dish Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake

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A flax and hemp seed crust plus frozen bananas and plenty of nuts is a healthier way to curb all chocolate cravings. Get the recipe here.

4. Watermelon Iced Popsicles

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Substitute sugar for agave nectar in this simple three ingredient recipe. Get it here.

5. Cauliflower Chocolate Cake

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Your mind will be blown by this soft and moist cake made out of cauliflower. Get the recipe here.

6. Peanut Butter and Jam Nanaimo Bars

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Three layers of sweetness that are totally vegan! Get the recipe here.

7. Easy Baked Cheesecake

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There's actually no cheese in this decadent and gluten free cheesecake alternative. Get the recipe here.

8. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Try America's favorite dessert without the guilt. Get the recipe here.

9. Vegan Whoopie Pies

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You'll be blown away by these coconut-infused sweet treats. Get the recipe here.

10. Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Go flourless and sugar-free with this sinfully delicious dessert. Get the recipe here.