Great dessert recipes that are also deliciously good for you: fantasty or possibility? Something you've dreamed about but thought too good to be true, like a perfect body or winning the lottery? Well, I have some interesting news for you...
Fabulous desserts that are super healthy and that only take minutes to prepare are entirely possible. Fancy a chocolate mousse after your dinner?
Or perhaps a thick and gooey Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream sounds more to your liking?
You can even get your kids involved. They'll love my homemade banana pudding:
In fact, great dessert recipes are something I enjoy for breakfast, because they're entirely guilt-free!
Yes, you can start your day off with some Fat Free Mango Ice Cream. I encourage you!
Make a batch of my Chocolate Mousse Parfait and take it to the office with you for an afternoon snack: you can say goodbye to Starbucks and to the midafternoon slump!
My secret, which I am now going to share with you, is all about the ingredients...
When you use real foods (i.e. whole and unprocessed, and therefore full of flavor), you can toss out the unnecessary junk that makes most desserts so hopelessly bad for you: refined sugar, preservatives, pasteurized dairy products.
On any given day you can see beautiful fruit ripening in my kitchen. I let it ripen to completion, because only then are the flavors and nutrients "released" and ready to be utilized by our bodies. And once it's ripe and ready, I use it to create all kinds of great dessert recipes!
Did you know that simple frozen bananas, blended until they're creamy and smooth, make the most delicious ice cream? It's true!
Try adding in some fresh coconut water and medjool dates when you're blending them up, and you've really got a treat!
It's been three years since I last ate refined sugar, and over the past three years I've really watched my taste buds bloom...
I no longer have the slightest craving for artificially sweetened foods, and am completely and totally satisfied by the natural sweetness found in fruits.
Creating a collection of healthy dessert recipes based around simple, sweet and wonderful fruits has been so rewarding, because it has enabled me to share with you my discovery that life without refined sugar is pretty darn sweet!
Not all of my easy desserts utilize fruit. I highly recommend my chocolate mousses - yep, I've got two, both made with completely healthy ingredients that won't spike your blood sugar or make your doctor frown.
Here my sister chows down on my Chocolate Mousse Parfait, her favorite of all my great dessert recipes:
In fact, there is nothing wrong with having a sweet tooth, so stop fighting it! Our sweet tooth is Nature's way of guiding us to eat delectable and juicy fruits as part of a balanced diet.
Doctors have been hammering home for quite some time now that we needs fresh fruits and vegetables, and lots of 'em, to keep our bodies healthy and strong. The occasional banana or apple isn't going to cut it. Eat many servings of fruit, every day.
My quick easy dessert recipes make this so simple. All you need is a good blender or food processor. Anyone can do this, and that includes YOU! Give up refined sugar and embrace your sweet tooth with my great dessert recipes designed around fresh, healthy, unprocessed ingredients. Get ready to seriously dazzle your taste buds!
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