Everyone loves desserts. But how to make desserts healthy? What are some ways of making desserts healthy?
What are some natural substitutes than putting refined sugars in desserts. You can use honey, molasses, and minced dried fruits for sweetening.
Apple sauces for moisture
Besides adding too much butter or margarine or even the best vegetable oil, you can add apple sauce to give moisture to cakes and cookies.
To find healthy dessert recipes online, put "healthy dessert recipes" in your favorite search engine.
Some healthy desserts we suggest:
Use your favorite pizza recipe, but to make the dessert pizza healthier, use whole wheat flour for the crust and add sesame seeds. Include your favorite dessert fruits on top, strawberries, bananas, pineapple, etc.
Creamed banana fruit
Cream bananas with your favorite fruit and a tablespoon lemon juice and top with whipped cream.
Assorted fruit and nut bowl
Put your favorite assorted fruits and nuts in a bowl.
Grapefruit with honey
Fresh grapefruit slices dribbled with honey.
Two cups oatmeal, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix and spoon onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Cook at preheated 325 degrees. Cook until crisp. Serve with sliced peaches.
Pineapple and coconut
Sliced pineapple topped with sliced coconut.
Yogurt fruit cup
Your favorite fruit topped with yogurt.
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For a list of The World's Healthiest Foods go to:
From this list make a list of dessert foods, then incorporate these "world's healthiest foods" into your dessert dishes. These include:
Select among the fruits:
Lemon and Limes
Among the vegetables, you can also add these to desserts:
Sweet potato, with skin
Select among the nuts and seeds:
Nuts & Seeds
Select among the grains:
Select among the spices & herbs:
Spices & Herbs
Peppermint leaves, fresh
Select among the natural sweeteners:
When shopping for dessert ingredients, make a list of these healthy foods. Add them to your traditional dessert recipes.