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.

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.

Berry-Lemon Napoleon

Better Homes and Gardens

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

White Chocolate Pie

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The chocolate crumb crust for this white chocolate and rasperry pie couldn't be easier to make.

Pear Crunch with Lemon Cream and Blue Cheese

Diabetic Living

Quinoa, oats and walnuts combine with brown sugar and cinnamon to form the streusel topping on this tasty pear dessert. Watching your sodium? Omit the blue cheese.

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.

Chocolate Raspberry Trifle

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Boxed chocolate cake hits this fast forward button on this dinner party-worthy berry and cream parfait.

Stone-Fruit Cobbler

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Choose a mix of peaches, plums and nectarines for a colorful cobbler.

Salted Caramel Pistachio-Apricot Baklava

Diabetic Living

A sprinkling of kosher salt sets off all of the sweet flavors stuffed inside this puff pastry dessert.

Galletas Dulces

Better Homes and Gardens

Galletas Dulces, or "sweet cookies," are way more exciting than basic sugar or peanut butter cookies.

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.

Blue-Ribbon Angel Food Cake

Midwest Living

Top each slice of this light-as-air Angel Food Cake with fresh or pureed berries and a dollop of whipped cream.

Vanilla Cake or Cupcakes


Not much says, "Celebrate!" more than a sprinkle-topped cupcake. This gluten-free recipe makes it possible for gluten-free dieters to partake in the tasty treats, too.

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Mocha "Cream" Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

No one will guess you started with multigrain bread when you serve them a bowl of this coffee- and chocolate-flavored dessert.

Blueberry-Thyme Pie

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When a pie packs five cups of fruit, it's practically health food, right? The pretty lattice crust allows the berries to peek out.

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

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Quinoa and oats make these chocolate chip cookies practically health food, right?

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