Healthy Dessert Options: Sugar-Free Treats that Are Just as Sweet

Posted: January 15, 2022 9:27 am

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, it can be difficult to give up sugar for more than a day or two. However, if your new year’s resolution involves eating healthier, you may be looking for ways to reduce the sugar in your diet. Here are some decadent sugar-free recipes that will still allow you to enjoy dessert while sticking to your diet goals.

Honey and Lemon Curd Tart with Blueberries

This gourmet-style dessert is perfect for a brunch with friends or when you want to make a healthy treat for yourself. Topping the tart with sugar-free lemon curd and adding fresh blueberries makes a colorful and decadent breakfast or dessert that this full of flavor and guilt-free.

Coconut Crepes with Maple Ricotta and Strawberries

The combination of coconut and strawberries makes these crepes especially flavorful. Accenting the ricotta with sugar-free maple syrup to add the perfect finishing touch to this dessert makes this treat beautiful and unique, and the ricotta adds a creamy texture to crepe topping. This dish is also great as a brunch option.

Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Few desserts are more satisfying than chocolate chip cookies. These tasty treats are the perfect mood booster after a long day, and this version doesn’t contain refined sugar, so you can enjoy them without feeling guilty. Sugar substitutes are included in the batter to give these cookies a delicious taste and texture so you won’t miss the traditional version of these sweet treats. This recipe usually calls for both brown and white sugar, and you can choose the substitutes of your choice to customize the taste.

Coconut and Pepita Chocolate Rounds

These chocolate and coconut desserts are the perfect sweet treat after dinner. You can also enjoy these healthy cookies as an afternoon snack when you need a pick-me-up in the middle of the workday without the sugar crash. These guilt-free cookies are also topped with pepitas for a boost of fiber and fatty acids.

Raspberry, Lemon, and Coconut Slice

These dessert bars are filled with citrus and berry flavors combined with the mild sweetness of coconutt. You can enjoy these bars any time of day, but they make a great guilt-free dessert if you’r looking for something healthy to indulge in.

Chocolate Raspberry Chia Brownies

These healthy brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream. You can get your chocolate fix, enjoy the fruity taste of raspberries, and the health benefits of chia. These brownies are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, and the chia seeds add a healthy serving of fiber.

Sugar-Free Rockmelon and Yogurt Sorbet

If you’ve got a craving for frozen yogurt, try this sugar-free recipe with yogurt and rockmelon. You won’t miss the sugar and you can enjoy the frozen yogurt with chopped nuts, sugar-free chocolate chips, or fresh fruit for a dessert that is both healthy and indulgent.

Gluten-Free Coconut and Cherry Brownies

If you’re going gluten-free and sugar-free, these brownies will satisfy your sweet cravings while allowing you to stick to your eating plan. These rich chocolate brownies are full of flavor and the tartness of the cherries goes beautifully with chocolate. You can enjoy the brownies alone or with a scoop of your favorite sugar-free ice cream.

Sugar-Free Raspberry Sorbet

If you love the taste of raspberries, you’ll enjoy this decadent sugar-free sorbet. You can top the sorbet with chopped nuts and shredded coconut for a satisfying desert that will help you maintain your sugar-free diet.

Blueberry and Jersey Milk Ice Cream Cake

The stunning purple color of this cake is enticing enough to make you want to try a slice. This blueberry cake contains no refined sugar and features non-homogenized Jersey milk. The cake is also topped with blueberries for an extra burst of fruity flavor.

No-Churn Sugar-Free Neopolitan Ice Cream

Can’t decide whether you want vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry ice cream for dessert? Try this sugar-free version of Neopolitan ice cream. This dessert only takes minutes to make, and you can store it in the freezer for months so you can satisfy your sweet tooth any time you want.

Watermelon Granita with Coconut and Cashew Cream

This frozen treat is packed with watermelon flavor and the cashew and coconut creams add a smooth consistency to this healthy and sugar-free dessert. If you love slushies, this fruity treat is a refreshing guilt-free treat that you can indulge in as much as you want.

Sugar-Free Rhubard and Almond Muffins

If you’re looking for a quick and healthy breakfast option or want something sweet to eat after dinner, these sugar-free muffins are sure to hit the spot. Rhubarb adds a natural sweetness to the muffins, and the almonds complement the rhubarb beautifully.

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

If you’re maintaining a paleo diet, you can bring this paleo pumpkin pie to your holiday get-together. This tasty pie is free of refined sugar and is topped with pumpkin seeds for visual appeal, along with healthy whipped cream and raw agave to provide a sugary taste without the processed ingredients.

Ricotta Cheesecake with Roasted Blueberries

This hearty cheesecake is a tasty alternative to the traditional dessert and has a soft and creamy texture due to ricotta cheese. The roasted blueberries add pronounced and sugary flavor to the top of the cheesecake, and you can enhance the taste even more with roasted almonds.

Mango and Turmeric Coconut Yogurt Soft Serve

In the mood for ice cream? You don’t have to compromise your sugar-free diet to indulge in a cup of soft serve with exotic flavors. A mixture of turmeric and mango makes this healthy ice cream sweet and smoky, and the creamy texture ensures you won’t miss traditional soft-serve.

Coconut Pine-Lime Pops

If you’re looking for a cool and sweet popsicle to enjoy on a hot summer day, bring these pops along to a picnic or cookout. These popsicles are flavored with coconut, pineapple, and lime for a tropical treat that is free of sugar and full of fruity flavor.

Sugar-Free Chocolate and Sticky Date Pudding

This baked dessert is sugar-free, delicious, and easy to prepare. The dates add healthy sugar to the recipe, and the swirl pattern on the top of the dessert makes it just as fun to look at as it is to eat.

Sugar-Free Date Cookies

The naturally sweet flavor of dates makes these cookies both decadent and guilt-free. You’ll also get a satisfying crunch from the pecans in the batter, and you can store these cookies easily so you can grab one any time you’re in the mood for a sweet-tasting snack.

Special Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are a tasty dessert option, and you can make these classic cookies without sugar so you can stick to your eating plan while still enjoying a treat. Artificial sweetener gives the cookies a sugary taste, and you’ll also get a hint of sweetness from the raisins in these delicious cookies.

Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

If you’re a peanut butter fan and are craving some cookies, you can use natural sucralose to sweeten the batter. These cookies are also rich in protein, and you can enjoy them with a tall glass of your favorite type of milk.

Berry Burst Sorbet

This sugar-free sorbet is a tasty choice if you prefer fruity desserts and want something like and refreshing. You can make the sorbet in your ice cream machine and use the berries of your choice for a delicious after-dinner treat that is actually good for you.

No-Bake Sugar-Free Strawberry Cheesecake

You don’t have to give up cheesecake just because you’re going sugar-free. You can use sugar-free gelatin to make the filling. Add vanilla and cinnamon to add more flavor to the dessert, and top with fresh strawberries for natural sweetness you can feel good about. This treat is also diabetic-friendly.

Sugar-Free Protein Clinkers

These healthy truffles are delightful, and you can enjoy them any time you need an extra protein boost. You can flavor the clinkers with filling made from frozen berries, pistachio, or even turmeric to customize the taste of the truffles and make them especially unique.

Chocolate Almond Cups

These sugar-free treats are ideal for chocolate lovers. The combination of chocolate and almonds is delicious, and these mini desserts are easy to prepare. Not only are these treats free of sugar, but they’re vegan and gluten-free as well.

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