Is it possible to satisfy your sweet tooth while also doing something good for your body? It sure is with these low-calorie dessert recipes! Whether you’d like a cheesecake, some ice cream or crepes – there is always a better way to make and enjoy a healthy dessert that is also low cal.
Everyone craves something sweet from time to time that isn’t simply cut-up fruit. That doesn’t mean you have to resort to store-bought sweets, full of questionable ingredients and too much sugar.
At least not anymore. I’m here to tell you that you can have your cake and eat it too. I never understood that phrase, because why would you have a cake and not eat it, is beyond me.
But, speaking of cake, there is a delicious healthy chocolate cake in this collection of low-calorie dessert ideas! And you need to make it. As well as all the other recipes! Let’s take a look, hopefully, there’s something for you!
You can enjoy this refreshing dessert on the hottest summer days! All you need is frozen fruit and milk!
Calories per serving: 118
If you’re looking for a low cal chocolate cake, you shouldn’t miss out on this one. The recipe requires no flour, dairy, or nuts and delivers a deliciously rich chocolate taste.
Calories per serving: 145
There might be many low-calorie dessert recipes for cookies but how many can compete with this one? It’s actually super healthy and it tastes SO good!
Calories per serving: 107
No baking required! These energy balls are made with with oats, nuts, dried fruit and cocoa. Use prunes for their powerful antioxidants.
Calories per serving: 97
5. Yogurt Bark
This is another low-calorie dessert that is perfect for hot days! You need yogurt, honey, cream cheese, berries, and coconut.
Calories per serving: 133
These peanut butter cookies require no baking and when you cover them with dark chocolate, they become irresistible.
Calories per serving: 128
These are an amazing sweet snack on their own but to make them extra special and more dessert-like, I prep a quick cream cheese frosting and top with some additional cut-up fruit. Refrigerate and have one after your main dish!
Calories per serving: 130
You can make these with white chocolate, dark chocolate and whataver berries you like…You can even use strawberry chunks. But I prefer the blueberries and the white chocolate! Perfect for when you’re craving a small thing after dinner!
Calories per serving: 86
If you had a light dinner, enjoy some healthier oatmeal crepes for dessert! Serve with some fresh fruit and whatever other fillings or additions you like!
Calories per serving: 164
This one really amps up the levels of healthiness as it contains no added sugar or sweetener – just the bananas. Other than that, you need some coconut, almonds, and oats!
Calories per serving: 120
I know I said the low-calorie dessert recipes are something to have when you don’t want just fruit, but this is how you make said fruit extra special. With some nutmeg, cinnamon, and maple syrup, this one’s perfect for fall or even winter.
Calories per serving: 121
Of course, I couldn’t not include a cheesecake in this collection of low-calorie dessert recipes! It is my preferred thing to have when I want something sweet. Make it healthier by using cottage cheese, some nuts, seeds, oats and berries.
Calories per serving: 170
Did you know you can use rice cakes to make extremely delicious bars with chocolate and peanut butter? Finally, they’ll taste like something other than cardboard. No offense, rice cakes, but this is how you should actually exist in the world.
Calories per serving: 123
With 7 simple ingredients, you can bake one of the best low-cal desserts and it will be loved by everyone you share it with. If you want to win friends and influence people, don’t read the book, just make them these melt-in-your-mouth-one-of-a-kind muffins. They’re like blondies, but really better.
Calories per serving: 234
We’ve come to the last dessert recipe that’s not full of sugar and calories. You’ll need some berries, oats, coconut sugar, and an egg. You’ll have your cookies done in under 15 minutes! But there’s a recipe within the recipe! The mixture can be turned into amazing baked oats if you add some milk and bake it in the appropriate mini baking pan.
Calories per serving: 101
More Healthy Recipes
Well, I hope you try and love some of these low-calorie dessert ideas! For more healthy recipes, check out these collections:
- 21 Mediterranean Diet Dinner Ideas
- 10 Low-Calorie High-Protein Recipes
- 13 High-Protein Vegan Snack Ideas
OATMEAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE COOKIES
- ½ cup almond flour
- 1 tsp vanilla
- ½ cup gluten free oats
- 2 heaping tbsp coconut sugar
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 egg
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
- 2 tbsp cream cheese
- 1 tsp maple syrup
- ½ tsp vanilla
- ½ cup strawberries (add 2 tbsp to the batter, rest for the topping)
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 20mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 3g