Recipes: Desserts

Pumpkin Pudding

Want a classic dessert with almost no work, an autumn twist, and the powerful nutritional profile of pumpkin? This pudding makes the grade.

Pumpkin Pudding

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are sugar free, naturally. Bananas sweeten a whole-grain, protein-packed mash of grains and almond meal to make a delicious cookie. The dough is a bit looser than normal cookie dough, but the end product is just as tasty.

Almond Truffles

Looking for a sweet, healthful nibble? This combination of dates, almond butter and cocoa powder will get you going again, and with a bit of protein, it will stave off hunger in between meals.

Almond Truffles

Beet Candy

If you never thought your vegetables could take the place of candy, think again. Choose small beets for this simple roasted beets recipe or candy beets if you can get them, and enjoy vegetables in a way you never have before.

Poached Pears with Pomegranate Seeds

An elegant and simple dessert, this poaching recipes relies on the spices and the natural sweetness of pears to bring a satisfying end to any dinner party. Tart pomegranate seeds finish the flavor palate with bright note to balance the tender-sweet pears.

Slow Cooker Apple Confit

You don’t need to give up on dessert just because sugar isn’t particularly healthy. Dried fruits that are naturally high in sugar, such as dates and raisins, can be turned into a concentrated paste that offers a brown sugar-like sweetness without completely removing the beneficial fibers and nutrients of fruit. When you use those to… Read more »

Key Lime Mousse

A perfectly balanced dessert, this creamy, rich, heart-healthy avocado mouse is served over simple rice cakes for just a touch of crunch. The light sweetness of stevia is balanced by the tang of lime for a key-lime pie experience you won’t have to feel guilt about.

Key Lime Mousse