15 Healthy Desserts
Sneaking soft tofu into this classic recipe adds protein without changing the flavor. The extra protein can help control hunger -- so enjoy one of these cookies as a lunchtime dessert and forget about those midafternoon munchies.
Sweet Potato-Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Not only is this cake deliciously moist, but the sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins A and B6. This cake freezes well; make a double batch to enjoy later or to serve to last-minute guests.
Coconut-Mocha Poached Pears
The warm, subtle sweetness of the poached pears is enhanced with the rich, creamy coconut and chocolaty flavors poured over them.
Berry Pudding Cakes
These warm, golden brown, fruit-filled cakes have just 2 grams of fat per serving. The goal will be to keep yourself from eating all six servings in one sitting!
Dark Chocolate-Mint Bites
The power of healthy dark chocolate comes from flavonoids, a phytochemical found in the cacao bean. So the more cacao a chocolate contains, the richer the chocolate's health-promoting content.
These slow-cooked apples are stuffed with chewy raisins for added texture and brown sugar for added sweetness. If your meal plan allows, serve the warm apples with a scoop of cold vanilla ice cream.
These coffee-laced custards are a great treat after any meal. Serve topped with a spoonful of dessert topping and a dark chocolate espresso bean.
Using the slow cooker for this berry-filled dessert makes it an easy addition to any weekend celebration. A spoonful of creamy yogurt and a drizzle of honey make this a delightfully healthy dessert.
Mini Cherry Pies
Don't be fooled by the "mini" in this recipe's name; these pies are packed with maximum flavor.
Adding cranberries to this traditional autumn favorite gives it a mouthwatering sweet-tart quality.
Cinnamon-Chocolate Bread Pudding Souffles
Because this chocolate-and-spice dessert has only 132 calories and 4 grams of fat per serving, you can enjoy it guilt-free.
A slimmed-down oat-and-nut topping helps keep these baked pears heart-healthy.
Banana-Oat Breakfast Cookie
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Try this recipe for a different interpretation of classic pumpkin pie.
Ready in a snap, this rich confection will have guests asking for seconds.