So, you promised yourself to follow the Mediterranean diet? Well, you’re probably thinking of forgetting the heavenly, sweet taste of dessert.
Hold on, but you need to live!
And to live means that you need to occasionally bite on the sweet stuff.
Well, we’ve got you covered. Consider these heart-healthy Mediterranean desserts that use heart-loving oils and prepare to satisfy your sweet cravings without breaking the rules.
1. Italian Apple Olive Oil Cake
For those who don’t want their desserts to be so sweet, then this cake will be your favorite. Swapping out butter that is high on saturated fats, for heart-loving olive oil will make a difference. Feel free to indulge in the super thick batter that will not lead to a sugar coma, anytime now!
2. Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse
This mousse is low in sugar and fat because of the use of yogurt. The
3. Greek Almond Shortbread Rounds
Even though this dessert recipe gives you a big batch, these melt-in-your-mouth goodies will surely disappear in a flash. You do not have to create frosting for these delectable cookies—the dust of powdered sugar is all they need and you’re ready to give in.
4. Maple Vanilla Baked Pears
With this very simple recipe, you will know exactly why fruits are way better if they are dripping and covered in maple syrup. You will be adding pears, pure vanilla extract, cinnamon, and pure maple syrup and should be on your table in 25 minutes.
5. Turkish Yogurt Cake + Figs
Speaking the Mediterranean diet, figs are all the rage! Plus they are loaded with potassium, calcium, magnesium, and fiber! This spongy dessert resembles a souffle and the use of yogurt instead of cream is a healthier option.
6. Roasted Fruit
Here’s some great news:
Caramelizing is not only for onions.
So, if you are a fruit lover, but want to try something satisfying and unique than biting down on the apple, then try roasting some of your most-loved fruits in the oven. Just don’t forget the sugar!
Mediterranean Diet by Kevin Hughes
If you are new to the Mediterranean Diet, this book should teach you the ins and outs of the popular diet. With a total of 518 pages, you’ll have a better understanding of the Mediterranean Diet, features over 250 Mediterranean recipes covering everything from breakfast to a sweet dessert, FAQs, and all the necessary tips and resources to keep yourself on track.
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