With summer in its early stages, it isn’t uncommon to want to shed a few extra pounds to feel your best in your bathing suit. But- usually, people think that means they have to sacrifice their sweet tooth for their goal.
I know- it feels like every corner you turn seems to be daunting you with cupcakes, chocolates, and brownies galore. How can you make progress when you just want dessert?
Did you know you could indulge without the dreaded guilt? Try out these delicious desserts that will cost you no more than 250 calories!
1. Double Fudge Banana Muffins
I know- sounds like a lot of guilt. Have no fear… these muffins are only 100 calories!
Whether you enjoy these muffins as a breakfast or a dessert, you are sure to enjoy every single bite.
With chocolate oozing from every which-way, how could you be disappointed? Talk about a daydream.
Check out the recipe here.
2. Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Who knew you could eat cookies on your diet? Well, now you can. Thank us later.
One peanut butter oatmeal cookie will only ring up to be 100 calories. Being health conscious has never been so sweet.
To bake these healthy cookies (I know, sounds funny right?) check out this recipe!
3. Mint Cookies
Do you like Girl Scouts Thin Mints? Then I promise you that you will be in heaven with this recipe.
The recipe to make these delectable peppermint cookies is simple and fast. In just about 15 minutes, you will have yourself a batch.
One cookie is 74 calories. Girl scouts honor.
4. Tagalong Cookies
To stay on theme with the idea of Girl Scouts, how about a healthier alternative to the infamous Tagalong cookies?
Get this… there are only 46 calories per cookie! Skip the extra fats and calories of the original with these peanut-buttery delights.
If you are interested (how could you not be) get the recipe here!
5. Frozen Chocolate Whips
These treats are the perfect way to cool down on a warm summer day. You can’t resist chocolate, especially not when it looks this delicious.
The texture of whipped cream and the undeniably sensational taste of fudge combine together to make your ideal seasonal treat.
While these may look like they could be harsh on your waistline, they are surprisingly only 70 calories!
For full recipe details, click here.
6. Raspberry Chocolate-Chip Protein Brownies
It has fruit, it must be healthy…right? Right.
Your body will thank you for the delicious sweetness, and the low-calorie goodness.
Not only are these brownies 100 calories per piece, but they look super pretty as well. It’s a win, win situation in my book.
For full details, find the recipe here!
7. Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries
These adorable treats are perfect to make for parties and get-togethers. Their perfect bite-size is great to grab and go. Even better- they are super easy and rather fun to create.
Get the flavor of cheesecake without the consequential feeling of needing to hit the gym ASAP.
One strawberry treat will come to a total of 103 calories.
Interested? Follow the recipe written here.
8. Edible Cookie-Dough Bites
Edible cookie-dough has become all the rage lately. Companies have started producing an egg-free dough that can be consumed safely. However, these indulgent snacks are usually packed with excess sugar and calories that, truly, our bodies would be better without.
Whether you want to make this recipe and then put the bowl on your lap and go to town, or you want to roll the dough into bite-sized balls- the choice is yours. Really, you can’t go wrong.
Guess what. This treat is dairy free and gluten free. That means if you have friends who have any gluten or dairy restrictions, then have no fear. They can finally indulge with you!
These total to be 66 calories.