The holidays are full of sweet treats and festive desserts which can sometimes leave you with a belly that shakes like a bowl full of jelly by the time January rolls around. But it really doesn’t have to be that way! Scroll down for my favourite healthy holiday dessert recipes.
You can make delicious desserts at home that are made with alternative sweeteners and fibre to slow down the release of sugar into your blood stream. My cookbook Healthy Dairy Free Desserts is packed with healthy desserts just like this. It is a digital cookbook so today you can get access to healthy dairy free dessert recipes like:
- Black Forest Brownies
- Dark Chocolate Chili Bites
- You Wish Tim Horton’s Donuts
- Almond Coconut Choco Chip Cookies
- Real Food Gingerbread Men
- Superfood Choco Truffles
- Pear Apple Pie Crumble
- Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
- Peanut Butter Soft Serve
- And so much more!
Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes
Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are soft and chewy with crunchy cacao nibs and minty deliciousness. Chocolate and peppermint really are a match made in heaven. Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the perfect treat to leave out for Santa because they won’t contribute to his ever expanding waistline. They are gluten free, dairy free and sweetened with coconut sugar.
Candy Cane Blondies are moist, minty and taste like the holidays. Now, this isn’t the healthiest recipe around but ‘tis the season, so let’s be naughty. Before you start baking Candy Cane Blondies, turn on some festive tunes and plug in your tree to set the mood.
Candy Cane Carob Bark is the perfect treat to get you into the festive spirit. Candy Cane Carob Bark melts in your mouth and the candy cane pieces sprinkled throughout the carob bark bring a satisfying peppermint crunch. The base of the carob bark is actually super healthy and sugar-free! It is made with carob powder, stevia, lucuma, peppermint extract and coconut oil.
Candy canes add a festive peppermint crunch to these Candy Cane Black Bean Brownies. Yeah, that’s right; candy cane black bean brownies are actually healthy! They are sweetened with honey and laced with sweet chocolate chips and minty candy canes. The fibre in the black beans will regulate the speed at which sugars are released into your body.