Healthy Dessert

With these healthy recipes, you can enjoy dessert and skip the guilt. Try a delicious berry cobbler, fruit tart, or any of our other dessert recipes for a sweet and healthy ending to any meal.

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7 Easy Recipes for Healthy Dessert Bars

There's something about recipes for spring dessert bars that seems to herald the end of winter as fast as any robin or daffodil. They taste better, too. If spring is a celebration, then these healthy and easy-to-make desserts are the festive conclusion to any meal. From our luscious lemon to Key Lime Cheesecake, the fruity dessert bars we have here are irresistible, especially for kids -- who might want to pitch in to help make them. Good taste is one thing, but our dessert bars are high in nutrition and low in calories, like any good course shouldread more

Healthy and Decadent Dessert: Broiled Grapefruit with Honey, Vanilla & Cardamom

This easy dessert is light, refreshing, and flavorful with caramelized citrus and fresh herbs. It's an impressive way to end a brunch or a dinner party.

7 Best Berry Dessert Recipes -- Healthy, Quick & Super Easy

Fresh summer berries, just waiting to be turned into quick and easy, super-healthy desserts. That's the idea behind the classic children's book Jamberry, which is all about berries. The characters literally frolic through mountains and waterfalls of blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and -- of course -- strawberries. It's no wonder the book is so beloved. We can think of nothing better than a summer filled with berries, especially easy desserts that showcase their natural sweetness. That's one of the best thing about berries. You don't need a lot of culinary bells and whistles to make them taste good. Sure,read more

Berry-Lemon Napoleon

Better Homes and Gardens

Light and refreshing, this red, white, and blue dessert is sprinkled with blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries.

Spicy Roasted Plums

Diabetic Living

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.

Mascarpone-Stuffed Figs with Valencia Orange Glaze

Diabetic Living

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.

Lower-Calorie Strawberry Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

Indulge in this healthy version of a springtime classic. We've cut more than half the calories and fat from this traditional fruity favorite.

Fresh Figs with Yogurt and Honey

Diabetic Living

Summer through early fall is the time to find fresh figs for this simple low- calorie dessert recipe.

Chocolate Ricotta-Filled Pears

Better Homes and Gardens

Discover a trio of wonderful flavors--ricotta, chocolate, and pear--in this healthy dessert.

Total: 15 mins

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Shortbread "Flatbreads" with Ruby Chutney

Diabetic Living

Crispy shortbread triangles are capped with a four-fruit chutney in this low-carb dessert recipe.

Grape Crepes

Diabetic Living

Creme de cassis is a liqueur with a delicate black currant flavor.

Total: 35 mins

Incredible Apple Tart

Diabetic Living

Jonathan, Rome Beauty, Winesap, and York Imperial are all great choices for the apples in this party-special tart.

Raspberry Angel Food Bruschetta

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this easy dessert recipe that combines raspberries, caramel topping, and mint jelly served over toasted slices of angel food cake. It's a great spur-of-the-moment dessert that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Total: 25 mins

Spiced Orange Custards

Diabetic Living

Carb choices: 1 These delicate custards get their captivating flavor from a trio of seasonings--nutmeg, vanilla, and orange peel.

Two-Tone Biscotti

Diabetic Living

The flavors of decadent rich chocolate and delicate orange meet in this cookie. Enjoy this sweet treat for a snack or dessert.

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