Top 5 Desserts That Won’t Sabotage Your Weight Loss Goals
We won’t be surprised to see you teary-eyed when that slice of chocolate cake is passed across your face. But don’t lose heart; you don’t need to give up on sweets completely. Here we have top five dessert options that are actually low in calories and won’t hurt your slimming waistline. Plus, they are high in fibre and protein and pack healthy ingredients like oats, fruits, nuts and Greek yogurt.
These naturally sweet treats are the perfect dessert to have in the summer. Fruit popsicles can be easily made at home and don’t need any added sugar. You simply need to puree a fruit (watermelon/melon chunks, berries, kiwi, pear or apple), add a few drops of lime juice and freeze the mixture. Enjoy these pops guilt-free!
Say hello to your new best friend: the yogurt parfait! In a cup of plain Greek yogurt, add some healthy toppings like fruit (berries/banana/grapes), granola and nuts and your parfait dessert is ready. Enjoy it after a meal or as breakfast!
Peanut Butter Sandwich Topped With Strawberries
Who doesn’t drool over peanut butter? The good news is that the high-protein content of this food may help curb your sugar cravings. Slather on a tablespoon of peanut butter on a slide of bread and top with some fresh strawberries to make a healthy dessert!
Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate
A piece of dark chocolate not satiating your dessert appetite? Maybe a few strawberries will help! Melt 75% dark chocolate in a bowl and dip fresh strawberries into it. Let the berries sit in the fridge till the coating gets hardened. Your chocolaty strawberries are ready to eat!
Oats and Dark Chocolate Clusters
You need four simple ingredients to make this crunchy dessert-peanut butter, dark chocolate chips, milk and oats. Put all the ingredients (except oats) in a pan and cook on low heat for about three minutes. Stir in the oats and turn off the heat. Use a melon baller or spoon to drop ball-shaped clusters on a baking sheet, lined with butter-paper. Refrigerate for 10 to 15 minutes and get ready to gobble down.