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14 Clean Eating Recipes for Dessert
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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: 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
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
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
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
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