24 Guilt-Free Takes on the Most Decadent Desserts
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24 Guilt-Free Takes on the Most Decadent Desserts

We love finding healthy versions of our favorite edibles, everything from comfort food to pasta and even the occasional donut. Luckily for you, we’re at it again with 24 decadent desserts that are totally guilt-free and don’t skimp on flavor. Consider this a win-win for your waistline and your taste buds. So go ahead, kind of, sort of indulge.

1. Single-Serving Mocha Chocolate Cake: For 200 calories, you can have your very own single-serving cake and eat it too — in under five minutes! (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

2. Easy Affogato: We’re big fans of spiking our sweets. And this one’s got coffee liqueur, fro-yo and fewer than 150 calories. Yes, please. And thank you. (via Women’s Health)

3. Microwavable Strawberry Buckwheat Shortcakes: Miss Shortcake herself would give her nod of approval. These bad boys are low in calories and in fat and take five minutes to make… in the microwave. (via Desserts with Benefits)

4. Chickpea Cookie Dough: Step aside, hummus. There’s a new chickpea-based indulgence we need to try. Right. Now. (via FitSugar)

5. Chocolate Frosting Shots: Beats the pants off a tequila shot any day of the week. (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

6. Peanut Butter Brownie Bites: Don’t do dairy? These vegan treats are packed with protein and perfectly portioned. (via FitSugar)

7. Individual Peanut Butter Cheesecake: We’re just as surprised as you are that cheesecake anything can be considered healthy. But here it is! (via Healthy Food for Living)

8. Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Mousse: It’s thick. It’s creamy. It’s made with… tofu? Color us intrigued. (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

9. Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies: These fudgy bites have one-third the fat of regular brownies. The best part? They are just as decadent. (via A Minneapolis Homestead)

10. Vegan Zucchini Double Fudge Brownies: And because you can never have too many brownies in your life, here’s one more take on another guilt-free option packed with vitamin C. (via FitSugar)

11. Vanilla Milkshake: Grab a straw. This smooth sipper brings everybody to the yard. (via FitSugar)

12. Frozen Chocolate-Ricotta Sandwiches: Meet the ice cream sandwich’s healthy alternative. (via Women’s Health)

13. Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake: Perhaps the most guilt-free of all the cakes, angel food is nearly fat free yet oh-so-sweet. Top with berries for a flavorful and antioxidant-rich punch. (via Health)

14. Lemon Drop Cupcakes: These tangy treats are less than 200 calories per serving. (via Dashing Dish)

15. Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream: With less fat, calories and cholesterol than regular ice cream, this guiltless dessert will satisfy all your frozen treat cravings. (via FitSugar)

16. Chocolate Chip Cookies: Perhaps the healthiest take on the chocolate chip cookie, these morsels are packed with healthy grains. (via Brit + Co.)

17. Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers: Few combos are as delicious as peanut butter and banana. This make-ahead treat takes the PBB to a whole new level. (via FitSugar)

18. Cake Batter Energy Bars: An energy bar that tastes like cake batter? Maybe these will get us to exercise. (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

19. Mini Red Velvet Cupcake: To keep these mini morsels guilt-free, try (you can do it!) not to eat more than three. (via The Cupcake Recipes)

20. Peach Mango Yogurt: It’s a less fatty alternative to ice cream, and when made with fruit, it’s even healthier. (via Desserts with Benefits)

21. Chocolate Banana Cashew Smoothie: Incoming! A savory smoothie that doubles as a healthy milkshake. (via FitSugar)

22. Mocha Phyllo Cups: Only 80 calories per serving and zero fat? These creamy chocolate pastries sound too good to be true. (via Health)

23. No Bake Coconut Crack Bars: Nah, they’re not laced with any illegal substances. They’re just that bleeping good. (Plus, they’re only 100 calories per serving.) (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

24. Baked Pears: Calling all paleos. This one’s for you. (via Art See Fart See)

What are your go-to waistline-friendly bites? Tell us in the comments below!