Dessert

7 Sugar Free Desserts You Can Enjoy Every Single Night

These treats prove that there really is always room for dessert.

By: Rebecca Jacobs

Want in on one of the little known secrets about healthy eating? You can have your cake and eat it too. Yep, it’s true — clean eating definitely doesn’t mean we can’t indulge in some of our favorite sweet treats — it just means that we have to get a little more creative about making dessert something we can feel good about enjoying. 

And good news because we’re sharing seven of our favorite healthy desserts that you would never even know were much healthier than the real deal. 

These healthier treats are free of:

And, while they’re much healthier than the sugary alternatives, they taste pretty darn good.

7 Sugar Free Desserts You Need in Your Life 

#1 Blueberry Froyo 

Turns out, you can enjoy froyo without all the added sweeteners, and this is one of those healthy desserts that proves that you can enjoy dessert sans the side of guilt. 

Plus, all you need are a handful of ingredients and five minutes of time from prep to bowl (yes, please!) 

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries 
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Optional toppings: shredded unsweetened coconut, raw cacao nibs, almonds 

Add all ingredients to a food processor or high-speed blender and blend until the mixture turns into a soft-serve ice cream-like consistency. 

Top with desired toppings and enjoy! 

#2 Guilt-free Brownie Bites 

Making healthy desserts, like these guilt-free brownies, makes it easy to eat healthy. And, if you’re a big chocolate fan, you’re going to want in on this decadent treat. 

Made with Medjool dates for natural sweetness, and walnuts for some added healthy fat, have a batch of these on hand to combat any chocolate craving that comes on. 

Ingredients:

  • 20 pitted Medjool dates 
  • 1 cup raw walnuts 
  • ¼ cup raw unsweetened cacao powder 
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp sea salt 
  • 2 tbsp water

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend until the mixture comes together. Add more water if needed. 

Transfer the mixture to a freezer-safe bowl and freeze for 15 minutes to make the dough easier to roll. 

Remove from the freezer and roll into bite-sized rounds. 

Store in the fridge until ready to enjoy. 

#3 Chocolate Covered Almonds 

Who doesn’t love another excuse to enjoy chocolate (are we right?) Now you can make a healthier dessert by using 70% or darker dark chocolate melted together with a bit of coconut oil as your base for chocolate covered almonds. 

Now you have a nutrient-packed dessert or decadent snack you can feel really great about munching on. 

#4 Dark Chocolate with Fruit 

Not in the mood to make something from scratch? No worries — healthy desserts can be as simple as grabbing a piece of dark chocolate and pairing it with your favorite fruit. It makes the perfect sweet treat without all the added refined sugar. 

Just be sure to stick to 70% or darker dark chocolate and double-check the label making sure it doesn’t contain added sugar. 

#5 Sliced Banana with Almond Butter

If you have a hankering for dessert after dinner, this healthier dessert makes a delicious and filling guilt-free treat. 

Simply slice a banana and add some almond butter. Sprinkle with raw cacao nibs if desired and enjoy. 

#6 Coconut Yogurt Bowl 

Yogurt parfaits can be healthy, and yes, they can be delicious enough to be turned into dessert. All you need is a cup of unsweetened coconut milk yogurt, some fresh berries, and raw cacao nibs. 

Grab a spoon and dig in. 

#7 Strawberries & Cream Popiscles 

Homemade popsicles are actually way easier to make than you may think, and they are one of those healthy desserts that you can enjoy all year long — you can even get fancy with it and change up the fruit to something in-season. 

Here’s how to make a simple strawberry popsicle recipe that also happens to be dairy-free (win!) 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk yogurt 
  • 1 banana, sliced 
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. 

Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 8 hours. 

Keep in the freezer until ready to enjoy. 

See, You Can Have Your Cake and Eat it Too… The Healthy Way, Of Course

We believe that healthy eating should absolutely be delicious — you’re so much more likely to stick to your healthy eating goals if you allow yourself some room to enjoy what you love! 

So, if you’ve been craving dessert, but are wanting to do things a healthier way, use this list of seven healthy desserts. They may be exactly what you need when those sugar cravings kick in to help harness your inner power to say no to refined sugar, but yes to something that won’t leave you feeling deprived.