17 Healthy Desserts for One


These healthy desserts are the perfect option when you're craving something sweet. Each dessert makes one serving, which is just the right amount for late night snacking. These recipes are full of fruit, so you'll have a healthy and fresh bite. Desserts like Mug Brownie and Quick Strawberry Cheesecake are delicious, flavorful and will become your new go-to desserts.

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Mug Brownie


You might want to keep a copy of this recipe in the pantry beside the cocoa for those moments when you crave a chocolaty treat. Cook this fudgy brownie in a mug in the microwave and it's ready in less than a minute! Source: EatingWell.com, March 2018

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Honey-Peanut Popcorn


This healthy snack recipe tosses together crunchy popcorn, salty peanuts and a touch of honey for the perfect sweet-salty snack to satisfy that afternoon, or evening, craving. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2017

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Ricotta & Yogurt Parfait


Reminiscent of a lemon cheesecake, this healthy breakfast recipe is easy to throw together in the morning. Or stir together the filling in a jar the night before and top with the fruit, nuts and seeds when you get to work. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2016

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Banana Split Tarts

Ready in just five minutes, this dessert for one is super-satisfying. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Topped Waffles

Bored with plain waffles and syrup? Don't settle for the ordinary any longer--with just a few extra ingredients your breakfast waffles can taste like a delectable dessert! Just a tablespoon of canned pumpkin mixed with reduced-fat cream cheese will have you asking for seconds. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Dark Chocolate and Peanut Popcorn

Popped popcorn gets tossed with salted roasted peanuts and drizzled with melted dark chocolate for a quick and easy snack. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Quick Strawberry "Cheesecake"


Get cheesecake flavor without having to bake with this healthy dessert recipe. To make it gluten-free, look for gluten-free graham crackers. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2017

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Banana Pudding Snack

A simple and satisfying snack, ready in minutes! Vanilla pudding is topped with sliced bananas and crushed wafers. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Cinnamon-Sugar Microwave Popcorn


This easy cinnamon-sugar microwave popcorn recipe serves up a hint of something sweet in a whole-grain snack you can feel good about enjoying. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2018

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Limey Mango Chunks

This refreshing snack boasts plenty of vitamin C. Buying frozen mangoes saves prep time and guessing about ripeness. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Confetti Birthday Cake Popcorn

Reminiscent of Funfetti birthday cake, this healthy popcorn recipe is a fun twist on a favorite sweet treat. Melted white chocolate and rainbow sprinkles coat microwave popcorn for an easy 10-minute dessert or snack. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2018

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Strawberries and Fruit Dip

Strawberries pick up the slack to provide vitamin C in the summer when oranges are out of season. Just one cup of strawberries will provide 150 percent of your daily vitamin C needs. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Yogurt Banana Sundae


Need a sweet treat for a snack or dessert? This healthy low-calorie recipe will satisfy your craving for a banana sundae (without the ice cream) and is ready in less than 5 minutes. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2018

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Hot Cocoa Microwave Popcorn

When it's chilly outside, enjoy the best of two spectacular snacks with this delicately sweetened popcorn treat made in the microwave. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2018

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Chocolate-Pistachio Kiwi


Drizzle melted dark chocolate onto sliced kiwis and sprinkle with pistachio nuts for a fast healthy dessert or snack that satisfies your sweet, salty cravings. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2018

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Bananas About Chocolate


This treat is both decadent and healthy! Chocolate does have a place in a healthy diet, as studies suggest that components in dark chocolate can help lower blood pressure. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Cranberry White Chocolate Popcorn

Popcorn and chopped sweetened dried cranberries are tossed together and drizzled with white chocolate. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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