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Healthy dessert recipes

Fancy dessert but don’t want to undo all of your hard work after signing up to the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge? The good news is, you can have your cake and eat it!

We all know that too much sugar is bad for you. But cutting out sugar doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your desserts!

Healthy dessert recipes

By cooking with fruit, you can add in extra nutrients that you wouldn’t get with regular sugar but the fructose means you can still get that sweet flavour. You can also use rice malt syrup, honey, coconut syrup as well as other sugar alternatives. But with everything, moderation is key.

Here are 15 healthy dessert recipes from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub for you to try to get your sweet fix….

Healthy dessert recipes – 5 sweet snacks for after dinner

Healthy chocolate Weet-Bix slice

This delicious recipe for the Healthy Chocolate Weet-Bix Slice is one of the 4,500 recipes in The Healthy Mummy app!It’s totally yummy, full of guilt-free chocolatey goodness and it’s only 190 calories per serve!Get the recipe here.

Peanut bubble crunch

peanut bubble crunch

With rice bubbles, peanut butter and chocolate, you can’t go wrong! The kids will also absolutely adore crunching this scrumptious slice in their school lunches, or as an afternoon tea treat.

Get the recipe here.

Chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate Chip Muffins

We love a recipe makeover and this Choc Chip Muffins Recipe is a so sample directly from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge – which is made for busy mums.

With dark chocolate bits, these healthy muffins are a great snack and perfect for the whole family.

Get the recipe here.

Banana, raspberry and chocolate chip muffins

Banana, Raspberry And Chocolate Chip Muffins

For a healthy snack under 100 calories, these Banana, Raspberry And Chocolate Chip Muffins are perfect.

There’s no need for a muffin to contain vast amounts of sugar like the ones you find in cafes or at the supermarket – check the label as often there is as much sugar as there is flour.

These muffins are sweetened with fruit and a small amount of maple syrup, making them a much healthier choice.

Get the recipe here.

Healthy choc chip mini cheesecakes

Healthy dessert recipes

These Healthy Choc Chip Mini Cheesecakes are vegan friendly and taste as good as they look.

They’re packed full of protein and antioxidants due to their nutritious ingredients.

Get the recipe here.

5 healthy desserts for when you’re entertaining guests

Chocolate carrot cake

8 Ways To Enjoy Chocolate While Losing Weight

The Guilt Free Chocolate Treats and Baking Cookbook is full of sweet treats, baking ideas, and showstopping desserts such as this one. A must for anyone with a sweet tooth.

And these recipes are so healthy that you can lose weight on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge while enjoying such tasty indulgences!

Get the recipe here.

Show stopping chocolate berry layer cake

Healthy dessert recipes

Need a cake for the centrepiece of your table? Look no further! Not only does this layer cake look fantastic, it also serves 16 so you’ll have enough to feed a crowd!

Prepare the cakes the day before you need them, and then just decorate on the day of serving. This will reduce the hands on time needed when you’ve got other things to get on with.

This recipe comes from our Healthy Mummy Christmas and Entertaining Cookbook.

Get this recipe here.

Delicious 5 ingredient cheesecake only 160 calories

5 Ingredient 160 Calorie Cheesecake Recipe

Here’s a delicious and healthier option for a cheesecake recipe, that is so tasty you just won’t believe it has only 160 calories per serve.

But the best part is you only need a handful of ingredients to make it. Why not serve it up next time you are having friends over for dinner?

Get the recipe here.

Easy mango and passionfruit trifle

Easy Mango And Passionfruit Trifle

A healthy trifle? Yes, such a thing does exist! Trifles are usually packed with lashings of cream and custard (not to mention the sponge cake and brandy) and can clock in at over 400 calories per serve.

Our Easy Mango and Passionfruit Trifle bucks the trend and at just 275 calories per serve, can be enjoyed as part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

This Easy Mango and Passionfruit Trifle uses natural Greek yoghurt, homemade pancakes and plenty of fresh, seasonal fruit for a fresh take on this classic.

Chocolate raspberry ripple cake

This delicious recipe comes from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, a combination of chocolate and raspberries will make this gluten-free, vegan-friendly cake a family favourite for all occasions.

Get the recipe here.

5 healthy frozen desserts

Banana & frozen yoghurt sundae

Banana Frozen Yoghurt Sundae

Enjoy a Healthy Mummy style “Fro-Yo”! It’s absolutely delicious and one the whole family will enjoy.

You could swap the Healthy Mummy Smoothie mix for some cacao/cocoa powder and a little maple syrup to make the chocolate sauce if you like.

Get the recipe here.

Frozen raspberry cheesecake slice

Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake Slice

Try this healthy alternative to the classic cheesecake.

It serves 10 so you can feed a crowd, or store leftovers in the freezer for up to a month. The kids will love this one too!

Get the recipe here.

Healthy cherry cheesecake frozen popsicles

Cherry Cheesecake Frozen Popsicles

One of the things we love most about the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is that you don’t have to miss out on sweet treats and desserts.

Who doesn’t love a healthy ice-block??

Get the recipe here.

Frozen “Snickers” mousse bites – only 65 calories

Frozen Snickers Mousse Bites

Who needs to buy commercial treats when you can make something as delicious as this with just FIVE healthier ingredients?

Get the recipe here.

5 ingredient frozen coconut ice chocolate treats

5 Ingredient Frozen Coconut Ice Chocolate Treats

Here is a DELICIOUS treat for a hot day, made with just a handful of ingredients. Don’t they look amazing? And just 75 calories each!

If you haven’t already got one, you can usually find silicon ice cube trays at the supermarket. They make it easy to pop the frozen chocolates out when needed.

Get the recipe here.

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