10 Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Desserts

Healthy Desserts
Ambitious Kitchen

We all have our favorite treats - cookies, brownies, and cakes galore. Now you don't have to break your diet or feel guilty when you take a bite into your favorite dessert with these healthy recipes that you won't even believe are the healthy versions.

Flourless Black Bean Avocado Brownies

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This vegan and gluten free dessert is made with black beans instead of flour and avocados instead of butter or oil. In just 35 minutes you'll be having delicious and healthy fresh-baked brownies.

Get the recipe at Ambitious Kitchen.

Lemon Cake

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Using whole wheat flour and lowfat yogurt, you can whip up a healthy version of your favorite lemon cake.

Get the recipe at Food Network.

Strawberry Shortcake

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Six ingredients and .3 grams of fat, these strawberry shortcakes taste just like the unhealthy version, just less the fat!

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Pumpkin Doughnuts

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Just 150 calories, bite into this treat for a healthy and delicious surprise filled with pumpkin puree and cinnamon.

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Chocolate Chai Ice Cream

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Chia seeds and dates turn boring healthy foods into a delicious dessert when paired with cocoa powder and maple syrup.

Get the recipe at Top with Cinnamon.

Almond Pistachio Ice Cream

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A vegan alternative to your favorite ice cream, this recipe is made with coconut milk and raw cashews to fulfill your cravings in a healthy way.

Get the recipe at Minimalist Baker.

Strawberry Cheesecake

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I know what you're thinking, "You can make cheesecake healthy?" That's right, cheesecake that's low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol.

Get the recipe at Skinny Ms.

Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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We know that a paleo diet is all the craze today. Turn natural ingredients such as strawberries, pecans, and coconut into a paleo dream that is actually delicious!

Get the recipe at Pinch of Yum.

Sweet Potato Banana Bread

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Forget the empty calorie desserts, this one is packed with protein and fiber! This recipe uses sweet potatoes, bananas, and apple sauce as a natural sweetener.

Get the recipe at Popsugar.

Ding Dongs

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The old-fashioned and unforgettable lunchtime treat is back and healthier than ever. You can create your own Ding Dong that's vegan and gluten free.

Get the recipe at The Diva Dish.

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