3 Delicious & Healthy Dessert Recipes with Tropolite Toppings
Who said desserts can't be healthy? Whether you're looking for something sweet after dinner or a post-workout treat, these three healthy dessert recipes show that healthy can be tasty too. You'll be surprised at just how easy it is to make treats that are both nutritious and mouthwatering. Let's get baking!
Banana Oat Cookies
These cookies are the perfect balance of crunchy and chewy. The oats give them a nutty flavor while the bananas add sweetness without needing any added sugar. Plus, they make for a great breakfast on the go! Here's what you need to make them:
- 2 ripe bananas
- 1 cup rolled oats
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
- ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
- ¼ cup raisins or dark chocolate chips (optional)
- Chocolate ganache
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Mash the bananas in a bowl until smooth.
- Add in the remaining ingredients and mix until everything is well incorporated.
- Drop spoonfuls of the batter onto an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown on the bottom.
- Serve along with a bowl of hot ganache as dipping. Enjoy!
Chocolate Raspberry Chia Pudding
This pudding is rich, creamy, and packed with antioxidants from the raspberries and protein from the chia seeds. It also makes an excellent breakfast parfait layered with granola or fresh fruits!
Here's what you need to make it:
- 1 cup almond milk
- ¼ cup chia seeds
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- Pinch of salt
- A handful of fresh or frozen raspberries
- Tooty fruity
- In a bowl, mix together almond milk, chia seeds, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and a pinch of salt until combined.
- Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least 4 hours).
- Once set, top with raspberries and tooty fruity before serving and enjoy!
Fresh Fruit Salad
Eating fruit is essential for a healthy diet, however, this can sometimes become monotonous day after day. A great way to make sure you're getting your daily recommended intake of fresh fruits is by making a delicious and nutritious fruit salad! Not only is it quick and easy to make, but a nutritious fruit salad provides a variety of vitamins and minerals that are key for overall health. Ingredients are:
- 2 cups of fresh mixed fruit (sliced strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, sliced kiwi, sliced bananas)
- 1/4 cup of honey
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
- Wash all the fruit thoroughly and slice them into bite-sized pieces.
- In a bowl, whisk together the honey and lemon juice until well combined.
- Add the sliced fruit into the bowl and toss them with the honey and lemon mixture until the fruit is well coated.
- In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks.
- Spoon the fruit salad into individual bowls or glasses, and top with a dollop of whipped cream.
- Serve immediately and enjoy your healthy and delicious fresh fruit salad with whipped cream!
And there you have it - three delicious and healthy dessert recipes to help satisfy your sweet tooth without derailing your healthy eating habits. As an added bonus, all of these recipes can be made even better - and tastier! - with Tropolite. So what are you waiting for? Get baking!