'Tis the season for delicious, sweet treats! But if you're looking to indulge in something festive without ruining your diet, look no further. These healthy holiday desserts will have your taste buds singing with joy—without any of the guilt.
What's one of the best things about the holiday season? The desserts, of course! But if you're trying to watch your waistline, traditional desserts might not be the best option. This year, why not try some healthy dessert recipes that are just as tasty as your old favorites?
Healthy desserts can be a great way to cut down on calories during the holiday season, while still enjoying your favorite treats. By choosing dishes that are low in sugar and bad fats, you can indulge without feeling guilty.
Let’s check out some holiday desserts that are healthy AND taste just as good as the original. You'll find the following recipes (and more!) at this Food Network page.
Warm up your ovens and ready your taste buds – it's time for some healthy holiday desserts!
This isn’t your traditional cheesecake, but it sure tastes like one! This dish replaces most of the cream cheese with 1 percent cottage cheese, then added cocoa powder, and just a touch of melted chocolate.
This one is easy AND delicious. Simply fill phyllo cups with mascarpone cheese mixed with sweet raspberry yogurt and juicy pineapple chunks. Finish by topping it all with chocolate shavings.
They sound just like they are—a delicious British biscuit classic with a chocolatey taste, mixed with oats and hazelnut for extra crunch and texture.
If you’re looking to bring a festive dessert to the party, look no further. These no-sugar-added date-nut balls can actually be made in just 10 minutes flat.
These pecan sandies are delicious, emulating the appearance of cookies mixed with almond butter and a touch of powdered sugar to the top.
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s important to think about what you want to eat. You don’t need to deprive yourself of your favorite desserts during this time of year! There are plenty of healthy options that will keep you on track with your goals for the new year and beyond.
I hope you’ve found this blog to be insightful and helpful. If so, please share it with your friends who are looking for festive recipes that will satisfy their sweet tooth without adding extra pounds. What do you think?
Which of these desserts would you like to try during the holiday season? Let me know in the comments below!