Desserts

Indulge your sweet tooth with these delicious desserts - without a surplus of fat, sugar and calories.

Desserts

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Chocolate Walnut Cookies

These delicious cookies combine two heart healthy foods – walnuts and dark chocolate. Look for a dark chocolate bar with at least 70 percent cocoa solids.

Cinnamon Pecan Baked Apples

Use a firm variety of apple that will hold its shape after cooking, such as Granny Smith, Spy or Ida Red.

Almond & Berry Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

I like to make this parfait the night before and refridgerate it overnight for a quick and healthy to start by busy day. This recipe can also double as a light dessert. Substitute Greek yogurt for extra protein.

Coconut Almond Macaroons

I love coconut, so macaroons are a favourite of mine. This recipe yields unbelievably light macaroons that literally melt in your mouth.

Ginger Flax Cookies

To enjoy freshly baked cookies any day of the week, portion 1/2-inch (1 cm) balls of dough onto a baking sheet and place them in the freezer. Once frozen, transfer them into a re-sealable freezer bag and freeze. When you want home-baked cookies, place a…

Tropical Fruit Salad with Lemon Maple Glaze

This is a simple and healthy dessert to end a meal but it's also delicious at breakfast. Even better, it doesn't take much time to prepare. Make this one day in advance if you can: the fruit tastes even better after it sits in the marinade…

Flax Bean Brownies

Beans in brownies you ask? My taste testers couldn't even detect the beans added to this recipe! I think you'll agree that these are some of the lightest and fluffiest brownies around.

Apple Raspberry Crisp with Maple Oat Topping

This heart healthy recipe uses whole-wheat flour and oat bran and, as a result, it's a great source of fibre. This delicious, high fibre dessert is great with many types of seasonal fruit. Try locally-grown peaches or pears instead of apples, and…

Grilled Fruit Kebabs with Lemon Ginger Dip

This refreshing dessert is the perfect finish to a summer barbecue. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a variation on this recipe, soak the fruit in orange juice before grilling. Be sure to clean the grill well before…

Chocolate Fruit Fondue

This is a healthy, delicious and fun dessert to serve when you’re entertaining! The recipe skips the cream that’s usually added to chocolate fondue, making it a little thicker but considerably lower in saturated fat. Buy dark chocolate with at…