I consider desserts as sumptuous opportunities to enjoy life. Most consider them rewards, while some consider it as part of their daily diet. Dessertshave been the wrath for many of us who want to lose weight. And this is why it becomes extremely hard for dieters to eat desserts even when their hearts are screaming to finish a slice of cake or a pint of ice cream. The good news is that there are dessert items that you can eat without having to feel guilty. Here are weight loss desserts that you can indulge in.
Remember, moderation is key, and while these desserts promote weight loss it is still crucial that you keep your intake at acceptable levels!
1. Super Rich Chocolate Cake Topped with Maple Frosting
This chocolate cake recipe with delicious white maple frosting only packs 275 calories per slice. The frosting features a marshmall
ow texture, and will definitely satisfy your sweet cravings.
2. Dark Fudge Brownies
This is not for the dieters but will be a sweet treat for kids. These ultra-rich fudge brownies are mostly made from unsweetened cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips.
3. Lemon Mousse with Fresh Strawberries
This is undeniably a healthy dessert item with the addition of fresh, organic strawberries and lemon as two of its crucial ingredients. This sweet and fresh delicacy is the perfect food item for those hot summer days.
4. Chocolate-Cranberry Quesadilla
This sweet Mexican dessert features some of the most lusciously
sweet ingredients namely chocolate, raspberry tart, and a dash
of cinnamon. The good news is that this beautiful sumptuous dessert only contains 332 calories.
5. Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake
Whoever said that cheesecake make you fat clearly has not tasted this amazing sweet creation. You can certainly lose some of those unwanted fat even when you reward yourself with a slice of chocolate-raspberry cheesecake a few times weekly.
6. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip No-Bake Bars
Avoiding sweets is definitely a no-no when trying to lose weight. Depriving yourself of this sweet buttery and nutty dessert will only make you fat. Why? If you stop eating desserts, items that actually contain healthy ingredients, your metabolism slows down, thus making it harder for you to shed those unwanted pounds.
7. Chocolate Zucchini Snack Bake
Who knew you can add veggies to your dessert? This dessert item will satisfy the cravings of sweet tooth and veggie lovers alike. This 361-calorie dessert only contains 361 calories, and can even be served to kids too!
8. Citrus Ricotta Canoli
This rich and flavorful Italian treat will surely hit the spot. This creamy piece of heaven is surprisingly healthy as it only contains 260 calories per roll. This is a great dessert choice when you invite your equally health-conscious friends to dinner at home.
9. Chocolate Almond Macaroons
This indulgent sweet treat is perfect for cookie lovers. One serving of this decadent food item contains 193 calories only. Almonds also help in decreasing your hunger pangs and sweet cravings.
10. Chocolate Pudding with Bananas and Graham Crackers
Nobody can ever say no to chocolate pudding. Adding bananas into the equation only makes this dessert item all the more nutritious. The Graham crackers give that much needed satisfying crunch to end a great healthy meal.
11. Chocolate Mousse
I haven’t met anybody who doesn’t like the taste and texture of chocolate mousse. This is the perfect dessert as its light and does not contain a lot of fattening ingredients.
12. Fudgy Cream Cheese Brownies
One secret to weight loss is diligently counting the amount of fats you take in daily. Although these creamy delights are mostly made of cream cheese, it’s nice to know that it only contains 2.8 grams of fat per serving. Not bad for something so heavenly.
13. Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
By using low-fat or non-fat dairy options, you can definitely enjoy this dessert. This pie contains 1.9 grams of fat per serving, thus making it possible for you to grab a bite or two a few times per
14. Cinnamon Streusel Crisps
If you have those occasional cravings for sweets, this is the perfect treat for you. Research studies suggest that cinnamon actually lowers cholesterol levels. Not only are you satisfying your sweet cravings, but you are also assisting your body to weight loss and wellness in the long run.
15. Lemony Yogurt Pound Cake
This sweet and zesty dessert will surely make you satisfied for the rest of the day. Yogurt takes the place of dairy and other cream base. The lemony taste will surely leave you wanting for more.
16. Marbled Banana Bread
Not only is this confectionary delight good lookin’, but it taste awesome too. Instead of using boxed ingredients, use fresh bananas instead. Those chunks of banana will make you feel full after a serving or two.
17. Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches
A lot of dieters out there avoid eating ice cream. Now you can totally include that as part of your meal with these mini cream
sandwiches. Instead of using cream, substitute it with healthy frozen yogurt. It’s also relatively fun and easy to prepare with the rest of the family.
18. Angel Food Cake
If your goal is to lose weight, but still enjoy dessert, this is the perfect delicacy for you. Instead of adding sugar, it relies on the natural sweetness of fresh and organic fruits.
19. Lemon Icebox Bars
Use fat-free cream chees and low-fat condensed milk as base. Make your frozen dessert a lot healthier with the addition of fresh lemon juice and top it off with refreshingly good lemon zest.
20. Broiled Banana Split
As we have mentioned earlier, moderation is key. Adding a smidgen of ice cream or frozen yogurt will not be detrimental to your health goals. Place caramelized banana and raspberry on the side and you got yourself a wholesome and sweet dessert to complete a healthy meal.