Heart Healthy Desserts
Be kind to your heart -- and your waistline -- with these heart-healthy desserts. Choose from fruity parfaits, berry tarts, spiced cookies, and more for delicious, healthy desserts that are heart-smart, too.
Indulge in this healthy version of a springtime classic. We've cut more than half the calories and fat from this traditional fruity favorite.
Mascarpone cheese is a rich, buttery cheese with double or triple the cream. Just a little goes a long way to boost the flavor of these elegant figs.
Roasting the plums concentrates their flavor and allows the spices to penetrate the fruit. If you prefer, omit the sour cream topper and serve with vanilla frozen yogurt.
Pomegranate juice, low-fat yogurt, and light dessert topping help keep this nutty home-style dessert recipe diabetic friendly.
Unsweetened applesauce, fat-free milk, egg product, and oatmeal transform traditional custard into a yummy good-for-you treat.
Jonathan, Rome Beauty, Winesap, and York Imperial are all great choices for the apples in this party-special tart.
Crispy shortbread triangles are capped with a four-fruit chutney in this low-carb dessert recipe.
Creme de cassis is a liqueur with a delicate black currant flavor.
The secret to a light and airy souffle: beating the egg whites in a clean bowl before very gently folding them into the remaining batter.
Summer through early fall is the time to find fresh figs for this simple low- calorie dessert recipe.
Shake the pears and the other filling ingredients in a zip top bag, then pour out and bake for a simple dessert. Add granola and maple syrup for the "crisp" topping.
Carb choices: 1 These delicate custards get their captivating flavor from a trio of seasonings--nutmeg, vanilla, and orange peel.
Loaded with carrot, nuts, and pumpkin pie spice and slathered with a velvety cream cheese frosting, these bars are sure to become a favorite dessert.
The flavors of decadent rich chocolate and delicate orange meet in this cookie. Enjoy this sweet treat for a snack or dessert.
No ordinary chocolate cake, this family pleaser gets its exquisite flavor from buttermilk and two kinds of ginger.
Simple and elegant, but low in fat and calories, this dessert wraps any meal with classic style.
For a nice food gift, package these cookies in a glass tumbler, seal with waxed paper, and tie with string.