10 Healthy Sweet Treats that will feed your sugar craving without the sugar!
Dark Chocolate– Choose a dark chocolate that contains more than 70% Cocoa
Berry Smoothie – Blend together2 cups of organic frozen berries, ¼ cup of coconut milk (or milk of choice), 1 cup Greek yogurt and 1 tbsp of raw honey.
Blackberry & Lemon Chia Seed Pudding: Whisk together 1/3 cup of chia seeds, 2 cups of unsweetened nut milk (of choice). Add ½ tsp of lemon zest, 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice. Let sit for 20min and then re-whisk. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours. Serve with 2-3 springs of fresh lemon thyme and ½ cup of blackberries.
Dark Chocolate Turtles: Blend pitted dates until they become sticky. Roll them into small balls and press 2-3 pecan halves into the top, freeze for 10min to set. Melt dark chocolate in a saucepan and spoon over the date balls. Freeze for another 10min to set. An instant delicious candy alternative!
Mandarin Oranges & Cottage Cheese: Just mix these 2 ingredients together for a healthy sweet snack.
Roasted Cinnamon Peaches: Slice Peaches in Halves and pit. Put ½ tsp of butter on to each halve. Sprinkle with cinnamon and drizzle with honey. Bake at 175C for 20-30min until peaches are tender and edges are browned.
Banana & Peanut Butter Ice Cream: Cut up 4 very ripe bananas and freeze. Blend the frozen bananas in a blender, be patient as it takes time for them to get to a creamy ice-cream texture. Add 2 tbsp of peanut Butter and blend again for this delicious ice-cream alternative.
Kefir or Greek Yogurt Parfait: Combine 3 tbsp of kefir or Greek yogurt, 1 cup of fresh fruit (such as pomegranate, banana, apple, and berries) and 4 walnuts, topped with a tablespoon of coconut flakes. This amazing treat is packed with nutrients.
Rice Cake with Nut butter and honey: Simply spread peanut or almond butter over a rice cake and drizzle with honey.
Fruit Salad – A mixture of your favourite fruit