If you have a sweet tooth as we do you can’t deny yourself to desserts! But if you are one of those people who are constantly worried about how many calories a piece of cake might have, don’t worry we bring some delicious and healthy desserts that will make you want to eat double. These desserts are super easy to make and will watch your weight at the same time so you won’t regret having a little too much of them!
1. Strawberry Cheesecake
A perfect dessert to make on any picnic party! This strawberry cheesecake is a guilty-free food you can make with only three ingredients: plain non-fat Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries diced and a small package of fat-free cheesecake pudding mix. To make this pour the yogurt in a bowl, add the pudding mix slowly while stirring.
Take half of the mix and add it to a mason jar and then a layer of strawberries, repeat until you have filled the jar. Top with a little whipped cream if you want to sin a bit.
2. Peanut Butter Granola Cups
Super nutritious and avoiding the baking part, you can’t ask for more in a dessert! This peanut butter granola cups can be used either as a dessert or a snack, the choice is always yours. To make this you will need 2 ½ cups of granola, 1 cup of chopped peanuts, 3 tablespoons of peanut butter, 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 cup of melted peanut butter for the filling, you can add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 12 oz of dark chocolate to top it with.
Start by combining the granola with the chopped peanuts, peanut butter and honey. Divide the mixture in 12 cups and freeze for about 10 minutes or until the cups are firm. Add the melted peanut butter to the center of each granola cup and freeze again. You can melt the dark chocolate and add it on top of the peanut butter granola cups and chill it until it has set. Enjoy!
3. Key Lime Pie
The answer to all your lemony prayers has arrived! A key lime pie that’s not only delicious but also low in sugar, fat, gluten free and high in protein sounds like a dream come true to us. For this pie you will need 2 ½ cups of graham cracker crumbs, ¼ tablespoon of salt, 2/3 of unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 tablespoon of natural butter flavor for the crust. For the filling you need sweetened condensed milk, 4 large egg yolks, 10g of organic corn starch, ¼ cup of plain non-fat Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon of key lime zest and ¾ cup of key lime juice freshly squeezed.
Start by stirring all the ingredients of the crust together, pressing it into a pan and baking it for about 12 minutes or until firm, let cool. For the filling whisk together the condensed milk with the egg yolks. Whisk in the corn starch, yogurt and lime zest. Add the lime juice at last whisk it until smooth. Add the filling to your baked crust and bake for about 15 minutes or until set let cool for about two hours and refrigerate overnight. Slice and enjoy with your calorie watcher friends!
4. Banana Bread
Banana bread is a delicious classic you can take to any tea party. But this particular recipe will be your calorie savior when you want to satisfy your craving for sweet bread. To make this delicious dessert you will need 1/3 cup of melted coconut oil, ½ cup of maple syrup or honey, two eggs, 1 cup of ripe mashed bananas, ¼ cup of milk of choice, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, ½ teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 ¾ cup of white whole wheat flour and ½ cup of nuts or seeds of your choice if you wish.
To start with the bread you need to beat the oil and honey together whisking in the eggs, bananas and milk of choice. Then add the baking soda, vanilla, salt and cinnamon and whisk until blend. At least add the flour until just combined. If you decided to add any nuts or seed add them now but don’t overmix! Pour the batter in your greased mold and bake for approximately 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes clean. Let the bread cool or enjoy it warm with a cup of coffee!
Let us know in the comments if you try any of these healthy desserts for calorie watchers!
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