Healthy Desert Options
Looking for a healthier version of a dessert you can take to your holiday party? I got you covered. Now let’s get one thing straight. A dessert is a just that, a dessert. Although there are healthier versions of things out there, it is still something we should have in moderation. If your going to indulge, use the best quality ingredients and make it beneficial to you. Substituting certain processed ingredients for more natural ingredients is a way to achieve this. Your body knows how to break down the natural foods, it does not know how to process things that were not meant to be put into your body. Here are a few options. Enjoy!
3 ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge (12 servings)(keto friendly)
1 cup all natural peanut butter. (Unsweetened)
1 cup coconut oil
¼ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Optional pinch of salt if your peanut butter is unsalted
Optional 2 teaspoons vanilla liquid stevia or or desired sweetener to taste
Optional ½ cup enjoy life chocolate chips
Slightly melt/soften the peanut butter and coconut oil on low in a saucepan, stirring constantly.
Add your peanut butter and coconut oil to a blender along with the rest of the ingredients and blend until combined.
Poor into a parchment lined loaf pan.
Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
If using chocolate, melt the chocolate chips in a sauce pan and drizzle over fudge before placing in fridge.
Macros: Per 2 pieces. Calories = 285
Fat = 29 Protein = 5.5 Carbs = 4
Chocolate Blueberry Clusters (serves 15)
1.5 cup semi sweet all natural chocolate chips, melted
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 cups of blueberries
Sprinkle of course sea salt for garnish
Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, mix melted chocolate with coconut oil.
Spoon a small dollop of chocolate on the parchment paper, and top with 4-5 blueberries.
Drizzle chocolate over blueberries and sprinkle with sea salt.
Freeze until set, about 10 minutes and serve.
Macros: (per one cluster) Calories = 24 Fat = 1g Protein = 1g Carb = 3.5g