What would life be like if there were no sweets, right? You are on a special meal plan, yes, we get that. But do not hold yourself back from indulging these low-carb high-fiber desserts. Let yourself know that you deserve it and it’s okay as long as you’re on your appropriate boundaries when it comes to eating sweets.
Here are some of the recipes we have compiled just for you from the best cooks and chefs in the world of social media. Enjoy these healthy desserts without the guilt!
Low Carb Lemon Bites
Enjoy these tangy low carb lemon bites from Prettypies that will surely spark your taste buds.
They are healthy and packed with Vitamin C, low carb, high in essential fat and fiber; with only 380 calories and will only take 5 minutes to make.
Ingredients: Serving size 3-4
- 2/3 cup almond butter (or cashew butter)
- 1/3 cup coconut flour
- 2 lemons (small)
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 25 drops vanilla (Sweetleaf, creme stevia see notes)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 dash salt
- 3 tablespoons coconut flakes (and/or coconut flour for rolling)
- Stir together all ingredients (except coconut flakes) in a medium bowl.
- Taste and adjust for sweetness & lemon flavor, adding more sweetener or zest if needed. If your dough is too wet, add a little more coconut flour. If it's too dry, add an extra splash of lemon juice or water.
- Scoop balls onto a parchment lined plate using a small cookie scoop, teaspoon or tablespoon. Use your hands to roll the dough into a ball.
- Roll each ball in coconut flakes or coconut flour. Or just leave them as-is!
- Freeze or refrigerate until cold. Enjoy!
Easy Sugar-Free Berry Syrup or Sauce
Blueberries and strawberries are even surprisingly good sources of vitamin E. And they all contain between 4 and 9 grams of fiber per cup. This amazing healthy recipe was made by VERY WELL FIT.
Ingredients: Serving size 3-4
- 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 cup blackberries
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 packet stevia
- Put 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries, 1/2 cup water, artificial sweetener to taste, and a pinch of salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
The berries will begin to break down as soon as the boiling begins. After 5 minutes, turn off heat and mash with a potato masher or fork to help break down the larger berries.
Boil for another 2 minutes to combine. Remove from heat. The mixture will thicken as it cools.
Paleo Maple Cardamom Candied Walnuts
This nutty and tasty treat will surely make you go gaga. In just 2 minutes you’ll have the perfect snacking dessert. With under just 720 calories, you’ll surely enjoy this treat! You can also find this recipe in Calm Eats.
- prep time: 2 minutes
- roasting time: 10-15
- yields: 2 cups
- 2 cups walnut halves
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup (depending on how sweet you like them)
- 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In mixing bowl combine all ingredients aside from walnuts and stir well. Add walnuts and stir until evenly coated.
- Spread walnuts on parchment paper lined roasting sheet and roast for 10-15 minutes on top rack stirring once.
- Let cool completely before eating.
Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles
Enjoy this Coconut Water and Fresh Berry popsicle without the guilt with only 90 calories. Summer is almost over, let’s all enjoy the hot and sunny weather with this refreshment from Back To The Book Nutrition.
Ingredients: Makes 10 popsicles
- 2 1/2 cups Fresh berries (I used blueberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries)
- 40 ounces coconut water (I used Amy and Brian's Coconut Juice)
- Drop berries into popsicle molds (smaller pieces will go to the bottom, others will have to be gently nudged into the mold using a butter knife or extra popsicle stick).
- Pour coconut water over the berries to fill the popsicle mold, then insert popsicle sticks.
- Cover and chill for several hours.
- Allow to sit on the counter at room temperature for a few minutes for easy release from the molds.
There you have it! Enjoy!