Desserts

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

Desserts

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

When I was a kid, these were my favourite cookies. Still are. This recipe uses large-flake rolled oats and has just the right amount of raisins. They're a hit with adults and kids. For variety, substitute dark chocolate chips (or coarsely chopped…

Almond & Berry Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Use Greek yogurt for extra protein. Or, substitute some of the yogurt with kefir to boost your prebiotic intake. This recipe also doublea as a healthy dessert.

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.

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 for later use.

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…