If you guys are anything like me you love a good a dessert! The only problem is that the “summer bod” and dessert overload don’t mix very well haha. So I have been searching for the best healthy desserts so I can have my cake..and eat it too and wanted to share a few of my favorite finds!

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CHOCOLATE ZUCHINI BROWNIE

| Makes: 16 servings |

Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup coconut surgar or unrefined sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour or whole spelt flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peeled and grated zucchini
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips + 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips to sprinkle on top

See instructions for how to make the brownies

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FLOURLESS FUDGE COOKIES

| Makes: 34 servings |

Ingredients:

  • 3 c. powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 T. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c. semisweet mini chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Line two baking sheets with silicone baking mats. Spray mats with nonstick cooking spray. You can also line with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar with cocoa powder and salt.
  4. Stir in the vanilla and egg whites.
  5. Whisk just until the batter is moistened.
  6. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  7. Scoop the batter by the tablespoonful onto the baking sheets. Leave enough space between each cookie for them to spread (about 2 ½ ” of space between each cookie).
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops are glossy and lightly cracked.
  9. Let the cookies cool completely on the baking sheet, and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE ROLLS

| Makes: 8 servings |

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-oz) package reduced-fat crescent rolls
  • 4-oz light cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ¾ cup strawberries, chopped small
  • 1-2 tsp. Truvia sweetener or sugar, to sweeten strawberries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in a small mi bowl.
  3. Open crescent roll package and separate each into triangles. Pat out each triangle wither fingertips to thin out a bit.
  4. Spread a teaspoon or so of cream cheese mixture onto each triangle.
  5. Then place a small scoop of strawberries on the wider edge of the triangle.
  6. Roll up each crescent roll, starting on wide edge, tucking in edges over the strawberries and then roll down to the point of the crescent, creating a little bundle.
  7. Place on prepared cookie sheet and repeat until all strawberry cheesecake rolls are made.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until dough is cooked through and golden brown.
  9. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar if desired. enjoy!

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RAW WHITE CHOCOLATE W/ALMONDS & RASPBERRIES

| Makes: 24 servings |

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cacao butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup of freeze dried raspberries

See instructions on how to make these bars

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BANANA CUPS

| Makes: 16 servings |

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips (can also be dark chocolate cut into small pieces from a bar)
  • 1 medium banana, peeled and sliced into 16 rounds
  • 1/4 cup all-natural peanut butter, store bought or homemade
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil, (unrefined extra-virgin preferred)
  • 16 (1.25-inch) baking cups

Check out the instructions

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Let me know if you guys get a chance to make any and what you think. Happy Sunday!

XX,

Christine

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  1. La Bijoux Bella | by mia

    Wow, such yummy treats for a parfait Sunday! 🙂

  2. Rachel

    These all look so yummy! 🙂

    Rachel

  3. Yana

    All of these look so delicious. 🙂

    LifeOfArdor.com

  4. Mademoiselle Coconath

    They all look so good! Thanks for sharing!
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath

  5. xavier

    Yummy….all are my favorite…..so nice post…:)

  6. Sara Kate Styling

    All of these look so tasty! And to know that they are healthy makes them even better!

    xo,

  7. Kari

    These all look way too delicious to be so healthy!
    Kari

  8. Allie

    Holy cow. I need to try every single one of these!! Especially those cheesecake crescents 🙂

    Allie
    pintsoflife.com

  9. Dani

    Wow all of these made my mouth water! I now have 5 recipes to try out. Thanks!

  10. Dani

    These recipes made my mouth water! Now I have 5 recipes I Must try! Thanks!

    Dani

  11. Leandra Guillet

    These look beyond yummy!! I have also seen avocado as an alternative to butter/oil/shortening before. I feel like I will spend tomorrow baking! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Leandra

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