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Healthy Dessert Recipes

You have to be pretty strong to deny yourself any dessert because it's such a nice way to end a beautiful meal. Desserts are usually high in sugar, fat and calories, but you can satisfy your sweet tooth with these healthier desserts. Recipes come from the Food Channel here at About.com

Low Fat Coffee Sour Cream Mold
This dessert is low in calories and fat, but you won't sacrifice flavor for good health. It combines the flavors of sour cream and cocoa.

Blueberry Sorbet
Blueberry sorbet is a refreshing, low calorie, virtually fat free summertime treat. Works with a blender or food processor so you don't need an ice cream maker.

Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Banana, coconut, walnuts, and raisins bring flavor and good nutrition to this delicious cookie recipe.

Thai Fruit Salad
Healthy and colorful fruit salad made with an assortment of local and tropical fruits.

Healthy Mandarin Orange Cake
Love cake but don't want all the calories? This dessert is lower in fat and calories, but still delicious.

Macrobiotic Berry Sorbet
This is one of the best, healthiest desserts you'll find. It's loaded with nutrient-dense berries and easy to make.

No-Bake Summer Fruit Pie
Preparing this fruit pie won't heat up your kitchen because you don't bake it. It's got the goodness of fruits and works for vegetarian and vegan diets.

Nordic Apple Meringues
Apples are topped with meringue and almonds. Delicious and nutritious.

Gingered Pears
A low fat recipe that can be used as a side dish or as a dessert if you add a little frozen yogurt.

Sweet Watermelon Ice
Refreshing watermelon ice can be made without an ice cream maker. Delicious and low in calories with no fat.

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