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14 Clean Eating Recipes for Dessert

  • Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Black Forest Banana Split

    There are few things better than a diner-style sundae. Make a healthier one at home using ricotta cheese as faux ice cream—we bet you don't even taste the difference.

    Get the recipe: Black Forest Banana Split

  • Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Greek Yogurt with Oranges and Mint

    Juicy oranges and creamy Greek yogurt boost immunity and gut health, while honey sweetens the deal.

    Get the recipe: Greek Yogurt with Oranges and Mint

  • Fed & Fit

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Mini Paleo Maple Cupcakes

    Cassy Joy of Fed & Fit created these cupcakes for the sweets lover who just can't stop at just one. These minis are sweetened with applesauce, not sugar—so you can double up without a second thought.

    Get the recipe: Mini Paleo Maple Cupcakes

  • Amy's Healthy Baking

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

    It's a cookie, it's a cake—it's perfection. Amy of Amy's Healthy Baking doesn't make you choose with this veggie-packed treat that tastes anything but.

    Get the recipe: Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

  • Eating Well

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Pineapple-Coconut Sorbet

    Skip sugary water ice (which while delicious, is essentially ice...soaked in sugar) for this fruity fix. Just make sure to swap out the sugar for 1/4 cup of honey.

    Get the recipe: Pineapple-Coconut Sorbet

  • Southern In-Law

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Single-Serve Brownie

    Cocoa and unsweetened applesauce take the place of traditional chocolate, but still manage to give you the same ooey-gooey brownie taste.

    Get the recipe: Single-Serve Brownie

  • Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Chocolate-Dipped Banana Pops

    Opt for antioxidant-rich 100% dark chocolate instead of milk for a fun, healthy take on ice cream pops. This is the perfect way to use up a couple of bananas that are a day or two from being overripe.

    Get the recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Banana Pops

  • Suzanne Perazzini for Wellness Mama

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Coconut Macaroons

    Don't be a sucker for those pricey, pastel macaroons so elegantly featured in the window of your local bakery. Instead, make your own macaroons like Katie of Wellness Mama using maca, a root that belongs to the radish family and has tons of vitamins and mood-boosting benefits.

    Get the recipe: Coconut Macaroons

  • Leanne Ely

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Baked Apples

    Give the ol' apples and almond butter shtick a break. Leanne Ely, certified nutritionist and author of Part-Time Paleo, uses this recipe when she wants dessert. Baking the apples brings out their natural sweetness without a bit of added sugar.

    Get the recipe: Baked Apples

  • Dawn Jackson Blatner

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Carrot Cake Energy Bites

    These balls from Dawn Jackson Blatner, registered dietitian and FITNESS advisory board member, help you recover from a tough gym session—and they weigh in at only 70 calories a bite.

    Get the recipe: Carrot Cake Energy Bites

  • cHow Divine

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Pumpkin Cookies

    Pumpkin puree keeps these cookies from cHow Divine nice and moist, and your heart, eyes and waistline healthy.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin Cookies

  • Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Banana with Dark Chocolate-Honey Sauce

    Decided you want dessert on a whim? Make a healthy, fun fondue for two with this fast fix for a late-night treat. Swap walnuts out for any nuts you have in your cabinets—or even flax or chia seeds.

    Get the recipe: Banana with Dark Chocolate-Honey Sauce

  • Simply Gluten-Free

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Honey-Orange Cupcakes

    Not only is honey an easy sugar substitute, it's an immunity-booster and natural solution for common ailments, like coughs and sore throats. Combine with freshly squeezed oranges for a fresh, fruity twist on a traditional cupcake from Carol of Simply Gluten-Free.

    Get the recipe: Honey-Orange Cupcakes

  • Lindsay Funston

    Clean Eating Dessert Recipes: Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

    Drink your dessert and save on fat and calories with this smoothie recipe that combines creamy banana, tangy pineapple, and a kick of cinnamon and ginger. Want to start your day with something sweet? Have it for breakfast.

    Get the recipe: Cinnamon Banana Vegan Smoothie