How many times do you forego a delectable dessert to stay on your diet regime? Even if you have a bit of it, you are ridden with the guilt of having consumed loads of calories, right? It usually means sweating out the excess calories at the gym the next day.
Well, move over all the fatty and sugary bakery stuff for we have a healthier way out.
What if the desserts you crave for so much, came packed with a lot less number of calories? Sounds fantastic, isn’t it! They keep you healthy and satisfy your sweet tooth too.
Let us take a look at 5 yummy low cal dessert recipes just for you:
1.Banana Oats Cookies.
3 bananas (ripe), 1 cup dates (de-seeded and chopped), 2 cups oats (rolled), 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/3 cup vegetable oil
-Preheat the oven to a temperature of 175 degrees centigrade.
-Mash the bananas and add rest of the ingredients to it. Stir them well.
-Spread the mixture into cookie size heaps on the cookie tray.
-Bake them in pre heated oven for 20 minutes till they turn golden brown in colour. Serve hot!
Calorie count: 56 calories per serving
2.Sweet Mango Sorbet.
5 medium sized mangoes (ripe), 6 teaspoon lime juice (fresh) and 6 teaspoon brown sugar
-Peel and de-seed the mangoes, cut them into cubes and put them in a mixer to make a puree.
-Add lime juice and brown sugar to the puree and blend them in the mixer well.
-Pour the mixture into ice cream moulds and freeze them for a few hours. Serve chilled!
Calorie count: 94 calories per serving
3.Orange & Mint Greek Yoghurt.
6 tablespoons Greek yogurt (fat free), 1 teaspoon honey, 1 big orange (peeled and quartered) and 5-6 mint leaves (thinly chopped)
-Add honey to yogurt and blend well.
-Cut orange into thin slices crosswise.
-Put sliced orange slices in a serving bowl, spread all the yoghurt over it and sprinkle mint on top. It is ready to serve!
Calorie count: 171 calories per serving
4. Crust free Strawberry Pie.
24 ounce strawberries (fresh), 1 pack vanilla pudding mix (sugar free), 1 pack strawberry jelly (sugar free) and 2 cups water
-Hull rinsed strawberries and spread them evenly in a pie pan (10 inch).
-Take a saucepan, add pudding mix, water and jell o mix together and heat it till it comes to a boil.
-Pour the mixture over the strawberries and freeze it for 5-6 hours. Serve well.
Calorie count: 57 calories per serving.
5.Choco Banana Ice cream.
1 banana (ripe) and 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
-Take a frozen banana and blend it in a mixture with cocoa powder
-Serve the smooth mixture and eat fresh.
Calorie count: 110 calories per serving
Try these healthy low cal dessert recipes and share your experience with us. Stay healthy, stay energetic!