11 Whole30 Desserts to Make When You Want a Sweet Treat

Each of these Whole30 desserts is simple, healthy and delicious. From easy, nutrient-packed scoops of "nice" cream to citrusy fruit salads and kebabs, these no-added-sugar desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth and help you stick to the lower-carb parameters of the Whole30 diet. Recipes like our 2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream and Apple Donuts are tasty treats without dairy, added sugar or grains. Technically, the Whole30 diet discourages followers from indulging in any type of dessert—healthy or not. But here at EatingWell, we know that having flexibility in your diet, rather than lots of restrictions, results in a healthier diet overall. Enjoy!

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2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Whir up frozen bananas into an "ice cream" without the cream! Peanut butter adds a natural swirl of flavor for a sweet and satisfying dessert with no added sugar. Technically, the Whole30 diet suggests leaving out legumes from your diet—and peanuts are classified as legumes. While we don't agree with leaving out this perfectly healthy food, you can easily swap in a different nut butter in place of the peanut butter.

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Apple "Donuts"

Apple Donuts

This so-simple 3-ingredient recipe turns apple slices into "donuts." Topped with nut butter and coconut, they make a satisfying no-added-sugar dessert or healthy snack.

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Pink Lemonade Nice Cream

pink lemonade nice cream

Sweet, tangy and so refreshing, this is a treat you could enjoy on repeat all summer long. The bananas make it ultra creamy, so it tastes like a cross between sorbet and ice cream. It's perfect for dessert or a midafternoon snack on a hot day.

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Mango & Kiwi with Fresh Lime Zest


iwi and mango get a burst of citrus flavor in this easy fruit salad recipe.

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Pineapple Nice Cream

Pineapple Nice Cream

All-fruit, dairy-free and with no added sugar--these are the hallmarks of nice cream, a healthy alternative to ice cream. This pineapple nice cream has tropical flavors, thanks to a hit of mango and lime. It takes just minutes to make this naturally sweet frozen dessert in the food processor or a blender. Enjoy it alone, or top with fresh fruit and toasted coconut.

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Strawberry Nice Cream

overhead shot of two white bowls filled with scoops of strawberry nice cream
Jennifer Causey

This luscious strawberry nice cream is a wonderful healthy ice cream alternative. It's all fruit, dairy-free, vegan and contains no added sugar, but is bursting with sweet berry flavor. And it takes just minutes to whip up this easy healthy dessert in a food processor if you freeze the fruit ahead. While you'll get the best flavor from fresh berries, if you don't have them on hand, feel free to use store-bought frozen fruit in this recipe. Serve the nice cream on its own or top it with more fresh berries for a refreshing summer treat.

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Mango Fruit Leather


This no-sugar-added fruit snack is a healthy treat kids and adults will both love. It's perfect for packing in a lunchbox for school or work or just enjoying as a snack or better-for-you dessert at home.

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Strawberry-Mango Nice Cream


This creamy strawberry-mango nice cream is a delicious healthy ice cream alternative. It's all fruit, dairy-free, vegan and contains no added sugar. And this three-ingredient dessert is super-fast and easy to prep. Serve it as a snack or light dessert on the hottest days of the summer--or any time you want a refreshing treat.

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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.

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Tart Cherry Nice Cream

Tart Cherry Nice Cream
Andrea Mathis

This easy vegan tart cherry nice cream—made from only a few simple ingredients—is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth and also deliver a boost of melatonin that may help you get a more restful night's sleep.

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Virgin Banana Piña Colada Pops


The tropical flavors of a piña colada make for one delicious ice pop. Be sure to reach for ripe bananas to get the perfect sweetness (without any added sugar!) for this clean-eating-friendly frozen treat.

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