Finish Your Meal with a Healthy Dessert – LeanSpoon Blog
Desserts are the most desirable part of the meal. This course usually consists of sweet foods and beverages.
The term dessert can apply to many confections such as cakes, tarts, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice-creams, pies, puddings, and custards. Fruits are also usually taken as desserts because of its naturally occurring sweetness.
Most of the people have cravings of sweet and would like to end their meal with a dessert. It gives a mindfulness after you finish your meal. But usually desserts are high in calorie and fat, so weight watchers, diabetics or people with high cholesterol level, fear including desserts in their platter.
Let us know about some low-fat, healthy desserts, which you can include in your diet to give you a good feeling towards your meal.
Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
Most of the people think that people who have high cholesterol, they can’t indulge this dessert in their diet plan, but it is not right. Peanut Butter can reduce the amount of bad fat and cholesterol. You can use fat-free dairy ingredients and brown sugar to make the dessert, instead of refined sugar.
In baking industry streusel is described as a topping of flour, butter, sugar, that is baked on the top of cakes, pie, muffins. You can make cinnamon streusel Crisps as a part of your meal as a healthy dessert. Some researchers have shown that cinnamon can reduce the cholesterol level, it is a great spice that promotes flavour to desserts instead of adding more butter or any other flavour containing food.
Vanilla Lemon Berry
Parfaits is a term to describe many types of layered food served in a dish or glass, the American parfaits are very similar with a sundae. You can make a great and healthy parfait by Lemon and fruits and it can be included for light desserts or in the breakfast. Brown sugar can be used instead of refined sugar and full-fat ice cream can be replaced with low-fat yogurt to reduce the calorie and fat.
Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chips Cookie
Oats are a very good source of fiber, which is very beneficial for health. To make the dessert health friendly you can always use canola oil and soya milk or fat-free milk instead of using full-fat milk and butter.
Quick Baked Pears
It is a great example of the simple dessert of pears topped with granola and dried fruit can be prepared. You can cut the pears in half shape and need to add dry fruits and granola, cook in microwave for 6-8 mins till the pear becomes tender, you can serve the baked pear with one scoop of Greek yogurt. People who are weight watchers, facing high cholesterol and diabetes can include the dessert.
Though all the mentioned desserts are healthy to eat, everyday practice of consuming the dessert is not suggested especially in the case of diabetes, high cholesterol profile, and obesity. But you can always give yourself happiness and mindfulness by including these healthy desserts in your platter occasionally.
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