Recipes: 8 Best Sugar-Free Desserts

We know sugar is not all sweet – while it makes desserts taste more pleasurable, it also lacks nutrients and increases risks of diseases. But good news – you can have your cake and eat it, too! There are a lot of dessert options that don’t involve sugar as a sweetener. Here are a few recipes that you can try to get the sweetest, tastiest desserts with no added sugar.

  1. No-Bake Sugar Free Peanut Butter Pie
Peanut butter pie
Source: Glue Sticks & Gumdrops

The decadence of peanut butter, without the added carbs and sugars.

  1. Flourless Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
lemon poppy seed cake
Source: The Big Man’s World

Not only is this recipe sugar free, it is also gluten and dairy free!

  1. Sugar Free, Gluten Free Brownies
Source: Drop the Sugar

The sweetness comes from cocoa ingredients rather than sugar – fudgy and succulent without the guilt!

  1. Fig and Plum Crisp
Source: Spoonful of Sugar Free

Nothing healthier than fruits and nuts for dessert. With nutrition-packed ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this one!

  1. Twix Bars
Source: Vanillacrunnch

Move aside, Snickers – these homemade chocolate candy bar is a healthier, tastier alternative to your usual chocolate fix.

  1. Watermelon Strawberry Ice Pops
Source: HEN Family

Something cool, sweet and homemade for the kids – as the recipe maker, HEN Family’s Megan said, “perfect treat to beat the heat”.

  1. Peach Sorbet
Source: Sarah / Making Thyme for Health

No need for sugar or ice cream machine for this recipe – easy and healthy!

  1. Tiramisu
Source: Unconventional Baker

Classic recipe turned into a healthy dessert fix – no gluten, dairy, eggs and refined sugar needed.

Recipes: Healthy Alternatives to Potato Chips

It’s difficult to find a snack as good as potato chips – crispy, crunchy and tasty to accompany your movie time or when you’re working to a deadline. However, we know that chips aren’t exactly good for your health. Luckily, there are a lot of alternatives to potato chips – ones as crunchy and delicious, too!

Here are the recipes for potato chips alternatives.

  1. Roasted Radish Chips
Source: She Makes a Home

With low carb and no added sugar, you couldn’t go wrong with these chips.

  1. Parmesan Wonton Crackers
Source: Jessie / Life as a Strawberry

These crackers make a great crowd-pleaser – perfect as a party snack or even just to accompany your afternoon TV time.

  1. Apple Chips
Source: The Italian Dish

With natural spices, these chips could be a great choice if you opt for something sweet instead. You can also try this recipe with pear.

  1. Zucchini Chips
Source: Maggie / Vittles and Bits

Baked instead of fried – what more could you ask for? You can also customize the spices to your liking.

  1. Kale Chips
Source: The Cookie Writer

Mixed with the goodness of coconut oil, these chips make a great snack for everyone. Cook them longer for extra crisp!

  1. Pumpkin Chips
Source: Shundara / SavyNaturalista

Don’t forget to remove the pulp before cutting the pumpkin up.

Healthy Muffin Recipes

Muffins are really versatile – they could be a replacement for cupcakes, they serve as a fulfilling breakfast option, they could be sweet or savoury, and most importantly, they could be as healthy as you make them to be. Here are a few recipes that you could try!

Carrot Cake Muffin

Muffin Carrot Cake
Source: Ambitious Kitchen

Carrot cake for breakfast? Don’t mind if I do! Not only is it full of healthy fat sources and fibrous grains, but you can also make the vegan and gluten-free version if you want! Check out the recipe here.

Blueberry Oat Muffin

Blueberry Oat Muffin
Source: Running with Spoons

Oatmeal could be pretty bland, but what if you make them into a muffin? Mixed with blueberries and vanilla, this muffin could not be more exciting. Check out the recipe here.

Quinoa Ginger-Pecan Muffin

Quinoa Pecan Muffin
Source: Jim Franco

This recipe replaces flour with quinoa. With low cholesterol and low saturated fat, this muffin is perfect to fill you up until lunchtime! Check out the recipe here.

Pumpkin Muffin

Pumpkin Muffin
Source: Little House Living

If you have any difficulty finding pumpkin, you can replace it with squash. You can also add in whey powder before mixing the dough up for more protein; or to add more flavour, top the muffin with butter or cream cheese! Check out the recipe here.

Egg Breakfast Muffin

Egg Muffin
Source: HurryTheFoodUp

Looking for something a little more low-carb, or want something a little bit savoury? Try making this egg breakfast muffin – full of protein and very easy to make! Check out the recipe here.

These are recipes for healthy muffins. What would you make in the kitchen this week?