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Healthy 15-Minute Fruit Dessert Recipes and Tips

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Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate

A quick and healthy way to satisfy your chocolate craving.

» Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate

Tropical Fruits with Pistachios & Coconut

Luscious tropical fruit topped with creamy coconut milk and crunchy pistachios is a simple yet delicious dessert.

» Tropical Fruits with Pistachios & Coconut

Strawberry-Raspberry Sundaes

Nothing says summer like fresh berries. Try this simple sundae sauce over frozen yogurt for a scrumptious summertime treat.

» Strawberry-Raspberry Sundaes

Citrus-Infused Strawberries

A touch of lemon juice and Grand Marnier add zippy citrus notes to fresh strawberries. Serve with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream.

» Citrus-Infused Strawberries

Gingersnap-Banana Frozen Yogurt

Stir chopped gingersnaps, sliced bananas and toasted pecans into softened vanilla frozen yogurt for a quick, crowd-pleasing dessert.

» Gingersnap-Banana Frozen Yogurt

Quick Mixed Berry Topping

Frozen mixed berries become an almost instant fruit topping in the microwave. Serve over angel food cake or Greek-style yogurt.

» Quick Mixed Berry Topping

Rhubarb-Vanilla Compote

Vanilla and cinnamon add subtle flavor to this quick rhubarb compote. Serve warm or cold, wrapped in crepes or over ice cream.

» Rhubarb-Vanilla Compote


Sweet treats that will boost your antioxidants.

Longing for a sweet after-dinner treat but don’t have hours to spend on a complicated layer cake? These light desserts are not only a quick way to satisfy your sweet tooth—they can be prepared in 15 minutes or less—but they are also a delicious way to get antioxidant-rich fruit into your diet.

Consider filling store-bought crepes with a quick fruit compote or using that same compote to top vanilla ice cream. Don’t want to cook? Quick frozen yogurts are only minutes away. Or simply toss fresh berries with a little bit of sugar and citrus zest for a luscious treat. So go ahead and have dessert—these quick recipes will make you feel good about doing having a sweet after-dinner treat.

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Healthy 15-Minute Fruit Dessert Recipes

A dollop of lightly sweetened ricotta over fresh berries...
The bananas have to get in and out of the pan in 1 1/2...
Satisfy that chocolate craving with a drizzle of melted...
A touch of lemon juice and Grand Marnier add zippy citrus...
Though we use strawberries here, you can use whatever...
Stir chopped gingersnaps, sliced bananas and toasted pecans...
Frozen peaches turn into nearly instant frozen yogurt in...
This simple but elegant dessert brings a taste of the...
Vanilla-infused ricotta cheese is the perfect foil for...
A melding of your favorite summer berries top scoops of...
Warming the berries enhances their flavor and makes a...
You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight...
Prunes steeped in tea and lemon make a quick and healthy...
Frozen mixed berries become an almost instant fruit topping...
Fresh kiwi slices and toasted coconut turns raspberry...
Vanilla and cinnamon add subtle flavor to this quick...
Astoundingly good for minimal effort, this makes an...
Tart rhubarb and sweet marmalade marry perfectly in this...
Dessert doesn't get any simpler than strawberries...
A quick and healthy way to satisfy your chocolate craving.
Try pouring this cardamom-infused simple syrup poured over...
Nothing says summer like fresh berries. Try this simple...
Orange and lemon juices add a citrusy punch to summer'...
Luscious tropical fruit topped with creamy coconut milk and...

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