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Healthy Dessert Recipes

  • A Fruity Way to End the Meal

  • Naval oranges, ripe strawberries, and sliced bananas are served with a yogurt-ginger sauce.

  • Apple Coffee Cake

  • This cake gets its moistness from the apples and raisins, so it requires little oil.

  • April Fool

  • A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.

  • Blueberry Banana Smoothie

  • Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.

  • Brownie Kisses

  • Melted chocolate, chocolate chips, and nuts make a great combo for these cookies.

  • Cherry Swirl Pudding

  • Each serving contains about 145 calories, 8 g protein, 9 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 24 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 100 mg sodium.

  • Cherry Vanilla Frappe

  • You don't need ice cubes if you freeze the cherries before blending.

  • Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

  • You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.

  • Fresh Cranberry Applesauce

  • Cook chopped apples and cranberries in the microwave for 4 minutes. Then stir in sugar or sweetener and mash with a fork to desired consistency.

  • Frosted Orange Cake

  • Nothing makes an occasion more festive than a beautifully presented cake.

  • Gingered Rice Pudding

  • Serve this with a bit of gingered whipped cream for a special dessert.

  • Individual Fruit Cup Dessert

  • Your children can help you make this easy dessert that's colorful and good for them to eat. Have all of your supplies and ingredients ready before you begin.

  • Lemon Meringue Kisses

  • Here's a sweet treat without the calories from sugar.

  • Lime-Mango Whip

  • Blend fresh mango, reduced-fat sour cream, and lime juice.

  • Peach Berry Crisp

  • Fresh peaches and blueberries are nestled under a topping flavored with ginger and lemon.

  • Peach Melba Smoothie for Two

  • Put peaches, yogurt, ice and all but 6 raspberries into blender and puree. Serve in tall glasses. Garnish with reserved berries. The smoothie will be thick enough to float them on top. Add fresh mint leaves if you have them.

  • Pineapple Smoothies

  • Just 3 ingredients: pineapple chunks, vanilla yogurt, and ice. Quick and yummy!

  • Red, White, and Blue Berry Tarts

  • In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar with a whisk to make no-cook pastry cream. Put mixture on top of graham cracker crumbs. Top with berries.

  • Seedless Raspberry Sauce

  • This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!

  • Stacked Fruit Salad for One

  • Cover the salad loosely and refrigerate, unless you're ready to eat it at once.

  • Strawberry Cheesecake

  • Chill overnight, then top with fresh strawberries and a drizzle of melted raspberry jam.

  • Tasty Pumpkin Pie

  • The sugar-free crust needs to chill before rolling out.

  • Tiny Fruit Tarts

  • Wanton wrappers make these little desserts a snap to prepare.

  • Warm Apple and Cool Ice Cream

  • Nothing sweeter, or more simple, than a baked apple for dessert!