In today’s day and age, we are constantly being told to avoid sugary, high caloric desserts. However, being cursed (I prefer to say blessed) with a huge sweet tooth, I refuse to skip dessert, ever.
Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Below are 12 healthy desserts that all sneakily include vegetables. Next time you’re having a sugar craving, but your conscience is telling you to be healthy, try out one of these delicious, guilt-free recipes. If you deprive yourself of these desserts, you are basically depriving yourself of a bowl of spinach.
Say yes to this healthy beet cake that looks pretty enough to Instagram.
Watch out Dunkin’ Donuts. These delicious cake donuts with a salted caramel sauce are delicious and way more nutritious than store bought donuts loaded with trans fats.
Because you can never have enough kale.
Taking cauliflower pizza to a whole new level with peanut butter, bananas, cacao nibs, graham cracker crumbs and chocolate sauce.
Perfect for fall.
Vegetable ice cream? I think yes.
I don’t know what’s better about this recipe: The fact that you don’t have to bake these or the fact that they are loaded with superfoods such as carrots, walnuts, and almonds.
Who needs fattening pecan pie when you can have a slice of this low-calorie parsnip pie.
They don’t call it the vegan heartache cake for nothing. I’m already in love.
Make this cake for your nutrition crazed friend’s next birthday.
As if we didn’t already love coffee cake, adding zucchini makes it even lighter, fluffier, and sweet.
Summer might be over, but popsicle season lasts all year in my book. Strawberries, rhubarb, lime, and honey. Yum.