Fitness

5 Low-Cal Dessert Recipes You Should Try If You're Sick Of Dieting

January 28, 2018 by Kiarra Lyles
shefinds | Fitness

When dieting, sweets are typically off limits. Sweets like cake, cookies, and ice cream have a high sugar content and offer little to no nutritional value. But, dieting is a challenge and once in a while, you should reward yourself with a healthy dessert. Here are 5 low-calorie dessert recipes to try if you want to treat yourself without all the guilt.

 

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chocolate chip cookies dessert

1. Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Adding antioxidant and fiber-rich oatmeal to a classic chocolate chip cookie gives the dessert a mini health boost. These delicious cookies are only 73 calories each!

 

Get the Recipe: Low-Calorie Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

low-calorie sorbet dessert

2. Raspberry Sorbet

This creamy, fruity, frozen dessert is a healthy option compared to regular ice cream. The recipe calls for 5 simple ingredients: fresh raspberries, lemon juice, water, vanilla extract, and sugar.

 

Get the Recipe: Raspberry Sorbet

brownie dessert

3. Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate lovers who are dieting can now have their cake and eat it too! These brownies are only 37 calories! They also contain fiber-rich rolled oats and antioxidant-rich cocoa powder.

 

Get the Recipe: 37 Calorie Brownies

chocolate mousse dessert

4. Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse recipe is only 80 calories per serving! Not only that, it's sugar-free, low-carb and can be tweaked to be made vegan!

 

Get the Recipe: Healthy and Simple Chocolate Mousse

carrot cake dessert

5. Carrot Cake

Most carrot cakes have a full-fat cream cheese frosting but this recipe uses healthy, Greek yogurt and Greek cream cheese instead for a protein boost. With vitamin-A rich carrots and antioxidant-rich cinnamon and nutmeg, this is one of the healthiest desserts you can eat!

 

With these low-cal desserts, you can indulge without killing your diet! Tell us what you think of these recipes in the comment section below!

 

Get the Recipe: The Ultimate Healthy Carrot Cake

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