July 10, 2015
Foodie Fresh

Healthy Desserts!

I feel like all I ever want to eat is dessert. Chocolate cake, cookie dough ice cream, cherry pie! YUM! I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. All of these desserts are ok to eat – occasionally. But, it’s important to have balance in what you eat. So, I have found some great, HEALTHY recipes for delicious desserts!


Banana Cups

Recipe and photo from mywholefoodlife.com

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Ingredients:

1 banana

1/2  cup chocolate chips

1/4  cup almond milk

Directions:

Melt the chocolate chips and milk in a double boiler.

Then, pour a little bit into a muffin tray and freeze for 5-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, smash the banana. When the chocolate cups are done in the freezer, add a little banana and cover with more chocolate.

Freeze until solid.


Angel Food Cupcakes

Recipe and photo from eatingonadime.com

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Ingredients:

1 Box of Angel Food Cake Mix

water

Cool Whip

Strawberries

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Follow directions on Angel Food cake mix box.

Add batter into cupcake tray and bake for 8 minutes.

Top with Cool Whip and strawberries and enjoy!


Chocolate Mousse

Recipe and photo from chocolatecoveredkatie.com

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Ingredients:

6 oz Mori-Nu Silken-Firm Tofu

1/2 tsp Cocoa Powder

3/4 cup Chocolate Chips

1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

1 tbsp Milk

1/16 tsp Salt

pinch Sweetener

Directions:

Melt the chocolate and blend everything together in a blender (works best with a Magic Bullet). Enjoy!

Try some of these recipes out and let me know how they are on Twitter @MackenzieBlue using the hashtag #HealthyDessertsWithZee #EatingRightWithZee #DessertTime #FoodieFresh

Maura A.

**SAFETY FIRST! For our younger friends, be sure to ask an ADULT for a little help in the kitchen with these tasty projects!

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