Desserts don’t have to be an artery-clogging, waist-widening indulgence. “By replacing certain ingredients – like using fruit juices instead of sugar – and subbing in others like oat flour, bittersweet chocolate, and whole grains, you can make a sweet-tasting, filling dish that’s actually good for you,” says Jennifer Iserloh, the Skinny Chef, in her recipe published on iyogalife.com in fall 2006.
Paige Greenfield’s article shares Jennifer’s heart-healthy desserts that keep tastebuds and body happy. Here, four easy desserts that will satisfy even the most insistent sweet tooth (yup, we’ve got chocolate) and keep your heart healthy-all for less than 220 calories and 5g fat:
- Almond and Apricot Biscotti
- Not So Naughty Devil’s Food Cake with Sour Cream Icing
- Applesauce Brownies
- Banana Soy Pops