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Quick and Healthy Dessert Recipes

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Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate

A quick and healthy way to satisfy your chocolate craving.

» Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate

Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight after assembling these quick parfaits.

» Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

Blueberry & White Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies

These easy cookies are a real snap to make - just stir and bake.

» Blueberry & White Chocolate Chunk Ginger Cookies

Broiled Mango

Broiling fruit brings out its inherent sweetness. A squeeze of tart lime juice balances it out. Try this technique with pineapple as well.

» Broiled Mango

Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

Warm cherries topped with luscious ricotta cheese and toasted almonds makes for a rich-tasting—yet calorie-conscious—treat.

» Cherries with Ricotta & Toasted Almonds

Grilled Dark Chocolate Sandwich

Both simpler and more decadent than a chocolate croissant, a grilled chocolate sandwich is a marriage of bread and chocolate in which the two components are evenly matched.

» Grilled Dark Chocolate Sandwich

Baby Tiramisù

If you're a fan of the classic Italian dessert Tiramisu, try this quick, lower-calorie variation the next time you need a dessert in a hurry. Both types of ladyfingers—spongy and crunchy—work well.

» Baby Tiramisù


Whether you’re counting calories and looking for something nutritious to satisfy your sweet tooth or simply longing for something other than your usual bowl of ice cream, these quick and simple desserts are for you. Ready in 30 minutes or less and full of healthy ingredients, these are your go-to weeknight desserts you’ll find yourself coming back to again and again. They taste great and can be served to anyone without apology (and with high expectations of success). So enjoy every bite!

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Quick, Healthy Dessert Recipes

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