Healthy Dessert Recipes
No-bake, vegan, gluten-free—this decadent dessert has a lot going for it. Dark chocolate is layered with a crunchy-chewy mixture of walnuts, dates, and peanut butter in a loaf pan, then finished with more nuts and flaky salt.
Chia seeds are available at health-food stores and online. They're rich in omega-3s, fiber, and antioxidants.
Drink up! The fresh ginger in this tropical pineapple smoothie adds a layer of spice that'll give your morning a kick.
Roasting halved papayaswith brown sugar and gingerdeepens the fruit's naturalsugars; a dash of cayenneand a squeeze of lime furtherenliven the dish.
Silken tofu makes this dessert smooth, while fresh lemon juice adds a burst of tart flavor.
A quick turn in the oven with honey and lemon juice brings out the flavor of fresh sweet cherries. Serve with luscious, custardy steamed tofu -- no molding or chilling required for this healthy dessert!
Cinnamon is commonly used to spice carrot cake but we recommend using cardamom here.
Strawberries and rhubarb are summer's best friends -- cook them up together in this quintessential dessert.
This holiday beauty proves just how delicious special-diet desserts can taste. The pate brisee for this pie is made with safflower oil, not butter, so vegans can dig in.
When the heat rises, cool off with a delicious frozen treat. Loaded with fresh blueberries, these pops are perfect on hot summer days.