No sugar added: 5 healthy sweet treats your kids will love
Kids always begging you for something sweet? Or struggling to manage your own sweet tooth these days?
Fear not – these guilt-free healthy treats are about to save you – so that luckily, you don't have to deny your cravings (or your kids cravings) for sweet in order to live a healthy, wholesome lifestyle. Nope – you just have to re-frame the way you do sweets – and start thinking about how to serve up sweets that are totally guilt-free and even good for you.
So put down that chocolate bar. Step away from the Tayto or ice cream. Processed, high-sugar food is not your friend. Instead, commit to getting your sweet fix from these guilt-free healthy sweet treats – that all pack a nutritional and energizing punch.
Put down the processed candy, the rich bakery cakes, and the packaged cookies, and start getting your fix of healthy sweet snacks from wholesome foods like fruits, nuts, and dark chocolate.
We’ve put together a list of healthy sweet snacks that also happen to pack a nutritional (and energizing) punch. As you enjoy these robust sweets instead of empty sugar bombs, your body will be trained to crave better-for-you treats with substance instead of just sugar.
1. 3-ingredient maple almond fudge
The combination of almond butter and maple syrup is amazing.
For full recipe and instructions, head over to The Big Man's World
2. Apricot and Oat Bliss Balls
Perfect for a sweet snack (that is also super-healthy) on the go!
For full recipe and instructions, head over to Healthy Mummy
3. No Bake Coconut Bounty Bars
These might even be better than the real thing. And certainly better for you.
For full recipe and instructions, head over to Chocolate Covered Katie
4. Banana Mug Cake
A grain-free, sugar-free dessert (or breakfast!)
For full recipe and instructions, head over to The Roasted Root
5. Apples with Cinnamon Yogurt Dip
To make the no-recipe recipe, simply combine a dash of cinnamon with vanilla Greek yogurt, then dunk in dried apple rings or fresh apple slices.
For full recipe and instructions, head over to Shape