Archive for the ‘Desserts & Sweets’ Category

Healthy Chocolate Frosting (Soy Free)

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this creamy, dreamy chocolate frosting!

Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze

For your consideration is my Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze recipe – A delicious low fat 100 calorie treat.–Scott

Vegan Garden Harvest Cake

Vegan Garden Harvest Cake

Chock-full of fruits and vegetables, this low-fat cake tastes great, stays very moist, and is even tastier the next day.

Sweet Sixteen Oatmeal-Raisin Bars are vegan and fat-free. Photo and recipe by Linda Watson, copyright 2012 Cook for Good

Sweet-Sixteen Oatmeal Raisin Bars

Make 16 bars in just 16 minutes: sweet! They’re perfect for budding athletes, full of whole grains and fruit with no cholesterol or added fat.

Gluten Free Pear Spice Cake

This cake is incredibly moist without any added oils. The pears, spices and almond extract compliment each other beautifully. By healthyvic.

Baked Lavender Rose Donuts

The perfect healthy sweet to show your Valentine just how much you really care! These donuts are baked, sweetened with stevia, made with whole wheat pastry flour and full of romantic floral flavors.

Pumpkin Pie Dip with Apple Slices

This dip tastes like pumpkin pie, but without the refined sugar, flour, or other junky stuff. Great for fall entertaining, or makes a tasty snack for kids (and adults, too!)

Stupendous Smoothie

This recipe is higher fat than the 15% guideline for this website; however, I feel the fat from the ground flaxseeds–which provides the adequate Omega 3s for an entire day for most of us–justifies the higher fat because it is functional nutrition. –tortugita718

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

This cake is incredibly moist and lightly spiced, but the pineapple frosting really brings it over the top! –Healthyvic

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

These have tons of flavor with chunks of gooey bananas. The secret ingredient is the cashew sour cream. Do not leave it out!

Carob Pudding

Carob Pudding

This carob pudding is so silky and smooth you would never guess it is low fat! –healthyvic

Carob Brownie

Carob Brownie

Dense and fudgy, you would never guess these are vegan, low fat, grain free and sugar free! –healthyvic

Cinnamon Spiced Pumpkin, Apple, and Date Muffins

These versatile muffins were submitted by Kait of Kait’s Inside Dish.

Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

This delicious-looking dessert was submitted by Kait’s Inside Dish.

Carob Pie

Delicious carob pie sweetened only with dates from Bake With Dates

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