3 Guilt-Free Desserts For A Healthier Lifestyle
By Adrian T. Cheng
Congratulations on your healthier new lifestyle! Plenty of things will change, including your diet. But don't worry, nobody said that you can't have your sugar fix when you crave for it! Although you have to be more careful with the ingredients of your desserts, it doesn't mean that the delicious taste will be compromised!
Try these 3 guilt-free desserts that are incredibly mouth-watering:
What you need:
- 2 apples, sliced into skinny wedges
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 tablespoons chocolate chips, divided
- 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 4 teaspoons coconut oil, divided
- 1 teaspoon finely shredded coconut
Mix together 1 tablespoon chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in the microwave until melted. In a separate bowl, combine peanut butter and remaining coconut oil and heat in the microwave until melted. Arrange apple wedges on a plate and sprinkle with lemon juice. Pour chocolate mixture followed by peanut butter mixture. Top with remaining chocolate chips, pecans and coconut.
Gluten-Free Choco Avocado Brownies
What you need:
- 2 large avocados
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup coconut sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup brown rice flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Scoop out the flesh of the 2 avocados and place in a food processor. Add the coconut sugar and cocoa powder to the blender and blend until smooth. Add the eggs, brown rice flour and baking soda and continue processing just until eggs are well-combined with the mixture. Carefully fold in chocolate chips. Pour the batter in a greased 8x8 inches brownie pan. Bake in a pre-heated oven (350F) for 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before slicing and serving.
Dark Chocolate Chewy Cookies
What you need:
- 2 eggs
- 10 pcs. dried dates, boiled
- 2 cups almond butter
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Combine softened dates, water and sea salt in a food processor and pulse until coarsely ground. Add almond butter, vanilla extract and baking powder to the food processor and blend until smooth. Stir in (by hand) the chocolate chips. Form mixture into balls and arrange on greased baking sheets. Bake in a pre-heated oven (350F) for 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool for several minutes in a cooling rack before serving.
Satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling guilty - try these delicious guilt-free desserts!
Adrian T. Cheng is a food blogger and a BBQ expert. Through years of grill experience, reviewing various grilling accessories and trying delicious and unique recipes, he is sharing his knowledge with everyone through his blog. For more grilling secrets, tips, recipes and more, head over to Adrian's website where he has other interesting grill-related products and posts.