The holidays and desserts go hand in hand. But finding healthy holiday desserts might be a little harder to come by. That’s until now.
The truth is, you can cut a lot of fat and calories without losing flavor. It typically takes a little creativity, and sometimes, some pureed vegetables. Whether your sweet tooth fancies chocolate, cake or pies, there are many healthier alternatives you can try.
If you’re willing to take a chance on something a little different, check out our list of healthy holiday desserts that contain healthier ingredients and a lot less guilt.
Healthy Holiday Dessert: Cake
You can’t taste or see the beets, and they add a little more fiber and some antioxidants to a very decadent dessert. If you’re looking for something a little fruitier, try this vegan berry cake.
Healthy Holiday Dessert: Blondies
All you’ll need is a blender and a bowl to create these protein packed powerhouse blondies! They contain 140 calories, 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber each. If brownies aren’t your thing you could also try making an applesauce nut bread.
Healthy Holiday Dessert: Cookies
They say these crispy cookies will give your old, full-fat recipe a run for its money. All you have to do is add some ground oats and whole wheat pastry flour.
Healthy Holiday Dessert: Cheesecake
Low-fat cream cheese and plain greek yogurt drops the fat content to 9 grams per serving.
Healthy Holiday Dessert: Pie
This healthy chocolate pudding pie will satisfy the strongest of dessert cravings. And no one will ever guess the secret ingredient.
If you’re looking for some additional dessert ideas, you may find some in our “Wellness Dessert Cookbook”. This delicious download contains nearly 20 recipes you and your family will love.