Craving for sweets is very common, we love to satisfy our tongues with those tasty bites, especially kids who can’t stop themselves. If you don’t want to eat candies, cakes, cookies, or desserts that are made from sugar, artificial flavor, and other unhealthy ingredients, then you can eat healthier alternatives. There are hundreds of natural and healthy sweets you can pick from, make desserts with them or eat as a snack. Moreover, consuming too many sweets can lead to tooth cavity, obesity, and diabetes, people with certain health concerns look for alternative options, and if you are someone who wants to eat healthy sweet dishes after lunch or dinner instead of sugar desserts then this article will be helpful for you.
Frozen chocolate banana
Take 2 bananas, peel them, cut them into pieces, and keep them in the freezer until solid. Take the same amount of chocolate/dark chocolate, melt it in a bowl. Take the bananas out and dip each piece in the melted chocolate, roll them in dry fruits or nuts, sprinkle some cinnamon powder. Next, keep all the pieces in the refrigerator again and let the chocolate set. You can also ask your kids to make the recipe they will be interested in and excited to eat.
Frozen yogurt covered blueberries
Take 150 grams of blueberries and 200 grams of low-fat greek yogurt. Stab each blueberry with a toothpick and dip them in the yogurt, cover them well and then place them on a tray. Freeze them overnight and serve with fresh yogurt. You can also do the same with other fruits like strawberries, bananas, mangoes, peaches, etc.
One ingredient banana ice-cream
This banana ice-cream is easy to make, you just need ripe bananas to make it. Cut the bananas into pieces, freeze them in the refrigerator, and blend them in a smooth paste, put them back in the refrigerator, and serve with nuts. You can also add other fruits to the ice-cream, it is popularly called ‘nice-cream’, additional toppings can be peanut butter, dry fruits, honey, etc.
What’s better than homemade healthy ice pops? You don’t need flavor, sugar, or anything else to prepare them. Simply juice any sweet fruit you like such as orange, watermelon, lemon, or mango, you can add milk or water to them; Strain the juice and pour them into popsicle molds, put an ice stick, and freeze them until they are solid.
Mix 50 gms of walnuts, 50 gms almonds, 50 gms raisins, 3 pitted dates, ½ tsp cinnamon powder, and put them into 1 cup of jaggery. Melt the jaggery and let the nuts set, pour them into rectangular shaped molds, and put them in the refrigerator until solid. You can also break the nuts into small pieces or just keep them whole.
Natural sweet fruits like banana, mango, blueberries, peaches, and strawberries are high in vitamins and minerals, the recipes prepared using these fruits are super healthy and extremely yummy. Yogurt is proven to help digest food, so if you eat it after meals you get health benefits. Jaggery is another healthier alternative for sugar, you can add them into dishes instead of sugar and get the same sweetness.